Dutch photographer and former news anchor Sacha de Boer visited the SD=HS program in Lao P.D.R. She portraited farmers and her series will be exhibited in the Netherlands and at international and global conferences. During her visit to Lao P.D.R., SD=HS Program Leader Gigi Manicad was interviewed. In this video, she explains the principles of Farmer Field Schools, the role of women as managers of biodiversity, and the way the program strengthens smallholder farmers to articulate their needs to influence policies.