Timeline 2017

International conference: Agriculture and rural transformation in Asia

12 - 14 December 2017

TVSEP is co-sponsoring and co-organizing an International Conference in Bangkok in Thailand on "Agriculture and Rural Transformation in Asia" from 12 - 14 December 2017.

There are about 25 TVSEP participants among a total of 120 participants from Asia, USA, Germany and other countries.

Add-on projects completed

02 November 2017

The add-on project 'Building adaptive capacity to external risks through collective action – The role of social capital in small-scale farming in rural areas of Vietnam' has been completed.

The add-on project 'Long-term effects of risk and time preferences on households’ welfare in emerging market economies' has been conducted.

Survey wave 2017 conducted

30 August 2017

The seventh panel survey was carried out in 3 provinces of Thailand and 3 provinces of Vietnam between June – August 2017. In total 1941 households in Buriram, Ubon Ratchathani and Nakorn Panom were interviewed and 1898 households from Thua Thien Hue, Ha Tinh and Dak Lak. 

Survey wave 2017 started in Vietnam

05 July - 08 August 201

In Vietnam, the survey wave 2017 starts in three provinces, in Dak Lak, Ha Thin, and Thua Thien Hue. The number of households is around 1900, which will be visited and interviewed.

Survery wave 2017 started in Thailand

27 June - 31 July 2017

The survey wave 2017 started in three provinces in Thailand, namely in Buri Ram, Nakhom Phanom, and Ubon Ratchathani. Four students from Leibniz University Hannover advised the local interviewers and assembled the interview data at the households direct on mobile computers. Around 1900 households will be visited and interviewed.

Sub team leader and enumerator training at the National Research Data Collection Centres

13 June - 03 July 2017

The sub team leader and the enumerator training took place in Ubon at the National Research Data Collection Centre (NRDCC), Thailand, followed by the corresponding activities at the NRDCC in Huế, Vietnam.

Team leader meeting in Vung Tau, South Vietnam

08 - 11 June 2017

Data collection center managers (as National Team Leader for the TVSEP survey) and province team leaders from both countries met in Vung Tau, South Vietnam. The meeting was led by Prof. Hermann Waibel and Prof. Ulrike Grote  aimed at providing an orientation about the TVSEP household questionniare, the tablet program as well as building up strong survey teams.

The tablet program test meeting

06 - 07 June 2017

The tablet program test meeting took place in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

TVSEP seminar at Ubon Ratchathani University (UBU), Thailand

04 April 2017

On Tuesday, 4 April 2017, the TVSEP National Research Data Collection Centre (NRDCC) in Thailand organized a seminar in order to introduce the TVSEP database to researchers from institutes/university in the Northeast of Thailand such as Faculty of Science Management-UBU, Faculty of Agriculture-UBU, Faculty of Nursing-UBU, Boromrajonnani college of Nursing, Office of Agriculture Economics Zone 11 and Faculty of Integrated Social Science-Khon Khan university, Nong Khai campus. Several participants have shown their interest to use our database for research purpose and to be part of the TVSEP family. TVSEP would like to thank all participants for active and fruitful discussion as well as NRDCC Thailand staffs for organizing this event.

Opening ceremony of the National Research Data Collection Centre (NRDCC) in Vietnam

29 March 2017

NRDCC in Vietnam has established in order to guarantee the continuity and quality or the long-term panel data collection. The NRDCC office is hosted at Huế University of Agriculture and Forestry. The official opening ceremony of the centre with a Vietnamese tradition is organized on Wednesday 29 March 2017. Prof. Dr. Ulrike Grote and Prof. Hermann Waibel (TVSEP Project Coordination Team), Prof. Dr. Le van An, Rector-Huế University or Agriculture and Forestry cut the ceremonial ribbon for a good start and future succeed of the TVSEP-NRDCC in Vietnam.  At this event, NRDCC also set up a mini-exhibition to display TVSEP activities to the participants. Special thanks to all participants, HUAF, NRDCC staffs for supporting and joining our ceremony.

TVSEP seminar at Huế University of Agriculture and Forest (HUAF)

29 March 2017

On 29 March 2017, TVSEP organized a seminar to introduce the project at HUAF. It was attended by more than 30 participants from different research institutes and universities in Vietnam such as Huế University of Agriculture and Forestry; Huế University of Economics; Ha Noi University of Forestry; Ho Chi Minh University of Agriculture and Forestry; Tay Nguyen University; Can Tho University as well as TVSEP field supervisors and enumerators.

TVSEP workshop at database center, Leibniz University Hannover

15 March 2017

TVSEP organized the workshop to establish an overview of current use of TVSEP data. Participants are data users based in Germany from different universities such as Leibniz University Hannover, University of Goettingen, University of Passau and Humboldt University Berlin.

Session at 9th ASAE International Conference

11 - 13 January 2017

Session at 9th ASAE International Conference in Bangkok, Thailand: Transformation in Agricultural and Food Economy in Asia. Session:  Research on Rural Development and Agricultural Transformation in South East Asia using panel data.

Earlier events

Timeline 2016