MYANMAR: Coffee farmer boosts income by adding value to organic coffee products

Original source: http://www.asiapacificfarmersforum.net/myanmar-coffee-farmer-boosts-income-by-adding-value-to-organic-coffee-products/ We support our farmers.We drink our farmers' coffee.We love AFFM coffee. Posted by Ctum Myanmar on Sunday, 2 June 2019 In Hpayargyikone village, Myanmar, there are 37 farmer members of the Agriculture and Farmers’ Federation of Myanmar (AFFM), and 32 of them are coffee farmers. U Zaw Myo Naing is one of […]

Stakeholder Consultation Meeting: Consumer Awareness on Food Standards in Myanmar

GIZ organized “Stakeholder Consultation Meeting: Consumer Awareness on Food Standards in Myanmar” on 17 June 2019 at Pabedan Township, in Yangon. The objective of the meeting is to facilitate networking as well as the sharing of views, experiences and ideas on how to promote greater awareness on food safety and food standards in Myanmar. The […]

Farmers Forum on Agro-Ecological Practices and Food Sovereignty, March 22-23, 2019, Myanmar

Farmers Forum on Agro-Ecological Practices and Food Sovereignty was conducted on March 22, 23 2019 at CARTC (Central Agriculture Research and Training Centre) Hle Gu Township, Yangon by Kalyana Mitta Development Foundation, co-funding with Swissaid Organization and Agroecology Learning Alliance in South East Asia – ALiSEA. The objectives of the Farmer Forum are; to exchange […]

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 […]