Title: Improvement of Organic – PGS Certification Awareness

Organization: Myanmar Organic Grower and Producer Association (MOGPA)

Links:

  https://www.facebook.com/groups/477045989082636/

Summary: Organic Participative Guarantee System is regional development tools for smallholder farmers who cannot afford official certification. MOGPA is trying to start awareness trainings in Myanmar and implementation and inspection trainings in some pilot areas.

Localization:  Yangon, Hmawbi, Ywa Ngan, Bu Talin, Nay Pyi Taw, Pyin Oo Lwin (blue stars on the map)

Activities:

  • Organizing public talks for raising awareness on organic agriculture and its benefits in project areas.
  • Fixing organic national standards for targeted farms.
  • Introducing PGS system with regional trainings and inspection by peers.
  • Organizing and supporting PGS farmer groups.

 

Budget granted by ALiSEA: 5,000 USD