Caritas Asia to develop sustainable farming

In an attempt to develop sustainable agriculture and reshape farming communities in Indonesia, Caritas Asia has taken initiatives to revive food sovereignty in the region

The commitment was made at a conference in Ruteng Diocese in Indonesia’s East Nusa Tenggara province from 8-11 May.

Representatives from 13 Asian countries including India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Philippines, Kazakhstan and Timor Leste, attended the conference. Apart from that Donor organisations, local government officials, students and activists also took part in the conference.

The participants’ discussion highlighted the development of sustainable agricultural methods by the use of organic farming in the region.