SWISSAID is an international NGO that works in partnership with local development organizations, networks and communities in their initiatives in the fields of Civil Society Strengthening; Food Sovereignty and Sustainable Livelihoods; and Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment. It is currently working in Kachin State and Shan State. SWISSAID is seeking a dynamic individual for the […]
“Mapping and Assessing University-based Farmer Extension Services in ASEAN through an Agro-ecological/Organic Lens” With support from the Chulalongkorn University, UNISEARCH Fund the Chulalongkorn University School of Agricultural Resources (CUSAR) in Bangkok will conduct a small one year study (May 2016-April 2017) to begin better documenting and understanding the role of post-secondary and research institutions in […]
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 […]
Kindly be informed that Project VA IRC3259 Policy Officer, P-4 in Myanmar has been issued in iRecruitment with the attached pre-screening questionnaire and posted on the FAO Employment website: http://www.fao.org/employment/vacancies/project/en/ Current closing date for applications is 25 March 2016.
FAO shows that 51% of South Asia’s 1,6 billion people are directly engaged in agriculture and 42% of South Asia’s landmass is under agricultural operation. It is high time the scientific and farming community of South Asia realigned their natural and knowledge resources to cope with the challenges emanating from the transformation in agriculture as […]
In May 2016, SWISSAID will carry out an evaluation of their programme in Myanmar. The aim is that the learning from the evaluation will feed into the development of the SWISSAID global strategy and also the new Myanmar country programme strategy. SWISSAID is now recruiting two Myanmar consultants to be part of the evaluation team: […]
The Farmer Journal Vol-12, Issue 180 for December 28-January 3, 2016: Vegetable producers in Magway Division are saying that cost of cultivation of naturally grown cauliflowers are very low and yet providing them with high yield. In Makyi village and Chaung Ma Gyi village of Seik Phyu township in Magway region, vegetable farmers are successful […]