FARMER FORUM On “AGRO – ECOLOGICAL PRACTICES And FOOD SOVEREIGNTY”, Myanmar

Please join the Farmer Forum on Agroecology Practices and Food Sovereignty organized by Kalyana Mitta Development Foundation (KMF). This forum aims at fostering knowledge and experience sharing on agroecology among stakeholders with a specific focus on seed production and Land tenure system. In addition, special lecture and panel discussion on agroecology practices will be conducted. The forum intend to […]

State of Land in the Mekong Region: Scientific report shows urgent need for transformation

Vientiane, 13 March 2019 The report “State of Land in the Mekong Region” was launched today in Vientiane, Lao PDR. The first publication of its kind in the Mekong Region, it brings together key data and information on the current status of, and changes in, land resources, their social distribution, and the conditions of governance […]

Highlands Myanmar Seed Banking Workshop, 25-27 February 2019, Myanmar

ECHO Asia, in conjunction with the Lisu Baptist Assn., welcomes anyone working in agriculture and community development to attend a seed saving workshop from 25-27 February 2019 in Pyin Oo Lwin, Mandalay Region, Myanmar. This three-day event will include the following topics: hands-on training on seed saving best practices (at NGO and community levels) soil-analysis […]

“Promoting the floating rice-based agroecological farming systems for a healthy society and adaptation to climate change in the Lower Mekong Region and Myanmar”

Department of Geography, University of Yangon conducted “Promoting the floating rice-based agroecological farming systems for a healthy society and adaptation to climate change in the Lower Mekong Region and Myanmar” on 18th January, 2019 at Conference Room, University of Yangon, Myanmar. This workshop purposed to share the knowledge between three countries (Cambodia, Vietnam and Myanmar) […]

Chemical Free Paddy Field and Sustainable Agriculture special talk, 16 December, 2018, Myanmar

Chemical Free Paddy Field and Sustainable Agriculture special talk was organized by Shwe Bo Buddhist Youth at Leik Chin Village, Shwe Bo Township, Sagaing region, on 16 December, 2018. Objectives are to make the farmers aware of the techniques of sustainable agriculture and reducing chemicals and to promote the use of natural waste products in […]

Green Youth Assembly, December 10-11, 2018, Myanmar

From December 10-11, 2018, Green Youth Assembly was organized by Kalyana Mitta Foundation –KMF, Our Lovely World Group and Hna Lone Hla Inn Maung Mal Group in Nyaung Shwe Tonwship, Innlay, Shan State. Objective are to collect youth’s voices on related NRM issues and environmental injustice issues for recommendation letter, to strength green youth network […]

MIID – Conference on Agricultural Extension in the Uplands of Myanmar, 20th of November 2018, Myanmar

On the 20th of November 2018, MIID hosted a conference at Novotel in Yangon about Agriculture Extension in the Uplands in Myanmar. The conference is a part of MIID’s ongoing project in partnership with Cornell University and with financial support by the Livelihood and Food Security Trust Fund (LIFT): “Securing Positive Nutritional Outcome through Agriculture […]

Agroecology Futures Regional Forum – supporting the agroecological transition in the Mekong region

On the 6 – 8 November, over 260 participants from 21 nationalities gathered in Siem Reap, Cambodia, to discuss the futures of Agroecology during an unprecedented Regional Forum. The event was co-organised by the General Directorate of Agriculture (GDA) of Cambodia, CIRAD and GRET in a joint effort to promote agroecology. This “Agroecology Futures” Forum […]