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 [...]

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|

Forest Governance in Chin State – how FAO is helping strengthening Legal and Policy Framework

In this regard, FAO has been supporting the Forest Department in organizing the public consultations for draft forest rules in Myanmar. These consultations are conducted to obtain public opinions, to promote people’s awareness in forestry policies and laws, and to include the public concerns in the final amendment of forest [...]

2022-03-22T15:50:23+06:30By |Other|

Descriptive document and Script writing training in Farmer Channel

SLM-GEF project established training for concerned staffs from DoA and DAR for the use of basic ICT tools and capturing good practices through video and descriptive documents. The farmer channel is mainly broadcasting agriculture program, CSA programme and other practices. And the farmer channel is disseminating to the wide of [...]

2022-03-22T15:49:26+06:30By |Other|

UNDP and FAO join to launch a new online course on climate change and agriculture

A six-week course in partnership with UNITAR begins November 13, features leading global experts on climate change 13 September 2017 – ‘National Adaptation Plans: Building Climate Resilience in Agriculture’ is the title of the new United Nations’ Massive Open Online Course (MOOC). The course is timed to launch in parallel [...]

2022-03-22T16:04:48+06:30By |Other|

Knowledge Management Workshop for Climate Smart Agriculture and Forest Management Systems

The workshop brought together 30 staff members of Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock and irrigation (MOALI) and Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation (MONREC) working at national level as well as in the 3 Pilot sites of the Project. The workshop started on 7 to 9 August, 2017 in [...]

2022-03-22T15:51:26+06:30By |Other|

Validation Workshop for Revised Work Plan of “Sustainable Cropland and Forest Management in Priority Agro-ecosystems of Myanmar” Project

The Project was officially launched in July 2016 and has since been subject to an inception phase and the early stages of implementation.  During the first half of 2017 the project’s managerial structures and work plan have been revised following the findings of the component-wise needs assessments and a series [...]

2022-03-22T16:04:56+06:30By |Agriculture, Forestry, Other|
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