Title of document: Proceedings of the National Workshop on Agroecology Transition 7th and 8th March 2016, Yangon, Myanmar

Authors: Pierre Ferrand, Dr Htet Kyu and Lucie Reynaud

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Ministry/Government Agency/Organisation: AFC, GRET, ALiSEA, ACTAE, CIRARD

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Geographic focus: Myanmar

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The 1st national multi-stakeholder workshop addressing Agroecological Transition in the Mekong Region, and more especially in Myanmar, was held on the 7th and 8th of March 2016 in Yangon. It was organized by CIRAD and GRET as part of the inception phase of ACTAE project, funded by the French Agency for Development (AFD).

It brought together 48 specialists and practitioners from national and international NGOs, research and universities, farmers’ and consumers’ associations, government agencies, development partners and private sector actively working on sustainable agriculture sector in Myanmar

It aimed at sharing knowledge, information and experiences between agricultural development stakeholders