Distribution of Fuel-efficient eco stove in Delta and CDZ

A total of twenty community forestries established under the Sustainable Cropland and Forest Management in Priority Agro-ecosystems of Myanmar (SLM project) become operational. The SLM project continues its support for those community forestries by establishing nurseries and personal safety equipment and tools in Delta and distributing seedlings to those community [...]

News Coverage on National Workshop on Innovative Pathways to Climate Resilient Livelihoods

source: https://www.agri.com.mm/13252-2 FAO has been collaborating with the Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar for the last more than 42 years contributing to the livelihoods improvement and economic development in Myanmar leading towards achieving the Global Sustainable Development Goals. During the recent challenging situations due [...]

2022-03-22T15:52:50+06:30By |Agriculture, Forestry|

FAO SLM-GEF project commemorated World Soil Day 2020

World Soil Day (WSD), 5th December is the United Nations Observance that celebrates healthy soils for a food-secure future. This years' campaign "Keep soil alive, Protect soil biodiversity" urges us to focus our attention on the workers belowground - from tiny bacteria to agile millipedes and slimy earthworms - all of which contribute to [...]

2022-03-22T15:50:02+06:30By |Agriculture|

SLM-GEF စီမံကိန်းမှ “ကမ္ဘာ့မြေဆီလွှာနေ့” လုပ်ဆောင်ချက်များ

ကမ္ဘာ့မြေဆီလွှာနေ့ (World Soil Day)- မြေဆီလွှာကိုထိန်းသိမ်းခြင်းဖြင့် ဇီဝမျိုးကွဲများကိုကာကွယ်ပါ။SLM-GEF စီမံကိန်းမှ ကမ္ဘာ့မြေဆီလွှာနေ့ လုပ်ဆောင်ချက်များ။  

Three ways drones help us better manage our land and protect our planet

FAO projects in Myanmar and the Philippines use technology to boost sustainability and resilience 04 JULY 2018, PAMPANGA, PHILIPPINES - A team of experts from the Department of Agricultire work together with Food and Agriculture Organization for the United Nations in using drones in gathering visual data on recently [...]

2022-03-22T16:04:20+06:30By |Other|

Myanmar’s farmers battle climate and health uncertainty

FAO/Soe Moe Naing For farmers in Myanmar, the COVID-19 pandemic is adding to growing unpredictability, in a sector already struggling to cope with the effects of climate change. The UN is working closely with the country’s government to help them to adapt and thrive. U Cho, a sixty-one-year-old farmer from [...]

2022-03-22T16:04:10+06:30By |Other, Stories|

Growing crops under agroforestry system with Shaw-Phyu in Kyaukpadaung, Mandalay

Daw Htay Htay Naing, a farmer from Sin Tat Kyin village in Kyaukpadaung Township. She worked as a farmer for over 30 years. She joined the farmer field school training which is organized by FAO, CESVI, and DOA. And now, she is growing Shaw-phyu from using the technologies [...]

Completing 100% revision of the existing curricula of the Myanmar Forest School: A New Normal meeting in post COVID-19

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) SLM-GEF project is providing support to the Forest Department (FD) and the University of Forestry and Environmental Science- Yezin (UFES) to revise and upgrade the 2-year certificate program curriculum offered at the Myanmar Forest School (MFS). The UFES recognizes the [...]

Supporting communities in Myanmar to get community forest certificate

FAO/GEF has supported communities residing in three of Myanmar’s priority agroecosystems to gain access and obtain a community forest certificate, offering villagers living in those areas with possibilities to increase their income through the sales of forest and non-timber forest products while restoring, enhancing and preserving local forests.  This also [...]

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