About Asia 4-H Network
  • 4H-ASIA

The Asia 4-H Network is a regional organization that promotes youth development and agricultural education in Asia. It is part of the larger 4-H movement, which originated in the United States and has spread to numerous countries around the world.

The 4-H movement is based on the idea of “learning by doing,” and it aims to empower young people to become engaged, responsible, and well-rounded citizens. The name “4-H” represents the organization’s fourfold development of Head, Heart, Hands, and Health.

The Asia 4-H Network brings together 4-H organizations from different Asian countries to share resources, and best practices, and collaborate on youth development initiatives. The network provides a platform for member organizations to exchange ideas, organize regional events, and foster cross-cultural understanding among young people.

Through its programs and activities, the Asia 4-H Network focuses on a wide range of areas, including agricultural and rural development, leadership development, community service, entrepreneurship, environmental sustainability, and youth empowerment. The network aims to equip young people with the skills and knowledge needed to address the challenges facing their communities and contribute to sustainable development in the region.

The Asia 4-H Network facilitates training workshops, conferences, and exchange programs to enhance the capacity of 4-H leaders and members. It also encourages the development of innovative projects and initiatives that promote agricultural practices, youth entrepreneurship, and community development.

By fostering collaboration and networking among member organizations, the Asia 4-H Network strengthens the 4-H movement in Asia and creates a platform for young people to actively participate in shaping their communities and societies.

Please note that my knowledge cutoff is in September 2021, so there may have been new developments or changes in the Asia 4-H Network since then.

Member Countries

  1. Cambodia
  2. China
  3. India
  4. Indonesia
  5. Japan
  6. Mongolia
  7. The Philippines
  8.  South Korea
  9. R.O.C(Taiwan)
  10. Thailand
  11. Vietnam
  12. Pakistan
  13. Nepal

Observe Member Countries

  1. USA
  2. Canada
  3. Sweden
  4. Finland
  5. Tanzeniya


Asia 4-H Network aims to empower young people to reach their full potential by providing a wide range of hands-on learning experiences and sharing opportunities among Asian countries. The objectives of 4-H programs generally include:

  1. Youth Empowerment: 4-H programs aim to empower Asian young people to become active, engaged, and responsible citizens. They provide opportunities for personal growth, leadership development, and building life skills.
  2. Education: 4-H promotes experiential learning in various areas such as agriculture, STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics), leadership, community service, and more. It encourages  Asian young people to explore their interests and gain knowledge.
  3. Leadership Development: 4-H programs often focus on developing leadership skills among Asian young participants. This includes opportunities for youth to take on leadership at the international level.
  4. Citizenship and Civic Engagement: Many 4-H programs emphasize the importance of civic engagement and community service. They encourage Asian young people to actively participate in their communities and contribute to positive change.
  5. Life Skills: 4-H helps Asian young people acquire practical life skills, such as communication, decision-making, problem-solving, and teamwork, which are valuable in all aspects of life.
  6. Sharing Experience: The Asian 4-H Network is a common platform for all Asian Young people and senior 4-Hher to share their knowledge, Skills and Experiences in countries
  7. Climate Change Action: 4-H in Asian countries lobby to government, and donor agencies and promote Awareness programs in the community to promote Sustainable Development for a better Asia.
  8. Mentoring and Support: 4-H often involves adult mentors and volunteers who guide and support young participants in their personal and educational development.
  9. Healthy Living: Some 4-H programs also focus on promoting healthy lifestyles, including nutrition, physical fitness, and mental well-being.
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