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|

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 [...]

Communities in Ayeyarwady Delta participate in efforts to restore mangrove forests

Approximately three-quarters of Myanmar’s population dwells in rural area and relies on forest resources for daily socio-economic subsistence. Rural communities in the Ayeyarwady Delta region on Myanmar’s southwestern coast are no exception. The Ayeyarwady Delta region has a high concentration of mangrove trees and shrubs growing at the intersection of [...]

FAO provides teaching supplies and hardware equipment to the Forestry Department

Photo credit: Forest department The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) handed over teaching aids and hardware support to the Forest Department at the Forest Department headquarters in Nay Pyi Taw in 30 July 2020. “To make agriculture and forestry more productive and sustainable, a [...]

The Final Workshop launching ESFM handbook and DFMPs

 The Final Workshop launching the Ecosystem-based Sustainable Forest Management Planning Manual (ESFM PM), Ecosystem-based Sustainable Forest Management Implementation Manual (ESFM IM) and revised District Forest Management Plans (DFMPs) was held on 31st January 2020 at Myat Taw Win Hotel, Nay Pyi Taw. The launching workshop was organized back to back [...]

SLM project supports the workshop on review and upgrade of the curriculum of regular 2-year certificate training program of Myanmar Forest School-Pyin Oo Lwin

The two-day workshop was organized from 18-1-2020 to 19-1-2020 at Kyun Yadanar Hall of Myanmar Forest School, Pyin Oo Lwin. The activity was part of the Letter of Agreement between the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and University of Forestry and Environmental Science-Yezin (UFES), which aims [...]

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