Chronique radio – Micro, Petites et Moyennes Entreprises Agroalimentaires

Dernièrement, ce fut un plaisir de reprendre mon travail comme chroniqueuse à Radio-Canada. J’avais une chronique en français à « Rendez-vous » de Radio-Canada, Vancouver de 2000 à 03 sur le thème des communautés asiatiques en Colombie-Britannique qui a été repris par la suite pendant quelques années en anglais avec l’émission « BC Almanac ». J’ai
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Agri-Food MSMEs & Global Sustainable Development

Micro, small and medium enterprises, or MSMEs, are backbones of the economy in both wealthy and low and middle income countries (LMICs). The agri-food sector in particular is of fundamental importance in terms of livelihoods, food-security and meeting growing domestic and international demand for food, including value-added comestibles. If one includes informal enterprises and activities,
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New book chapter on women’s livelihoods in South and Southeast Asia

I’m pleased to announce that my chapter comparing women’s access to public space for their livelihoods in Thailand, the Philippines and India in a collection entitled Women, Law and Culture: Conformity, Contradiction and Conflict is available for ordering in advance of the March 2017 publication date by Palgrave-MacMillan. Thanks to our editor, the amazing The Honourable
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LINGUA FRANCA?: FRANCOPHONE SCHOLARSHIP ON THE ASIA-PACIFIC

This post is inspired by my participation in the 2015 Congrès Asie-Pacifique, held in Paris this past September. Here is an excerpt with the full text available here: While English is often thought of as the international academic lingua franca, there is significant scholarship on Asia in other languages, including French. French-language scholarship on the
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Commonwealth People’s Forum, Nov 23-26, 2015

I’m delighted to have been invited to speak at the Commonwealth People’s Forum in Malta taking place from November 23-26. This civil society gathering – organized by the Commonwealth Foundation – is a precursor to the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) taking place from November 27-29th. I will be chairing an exciting panel on food
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