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 [...]

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 [...]

Understanding the benefits of soil mulching

“Previously I haven’t tried this soil covering by crop residue, mulching. After the farmer field school training, I would like to test.”  this technique said village farmer from Sin Tat Kyin village, U Ye Tin. The Farmer Field School training is provided in Sin Tat Kyin village by the project, [...]

2020-01-03T10:15:53+06:30By |Stories|

Training of Trainers on Climate Smart Agriculture and Farmer Field School in Nyaung U 2018

Training of Trainers on Climate Smart Agriculture and Farmer Field School was successfully over on 22 May to 25 May, 2018 at Arthawka Hotel in New Bagan as per the planned agend. A total of 52 participants attended the training i.e. 24 staff from DoA Nyaung U, 1 staff from [...]

Farmer Field Day Events in Dry Zone, Nyaung U and Kyaukpadaung

Farmer Field day event is held at Kokko Gone village in Nyaung U Township on 27th February 2018 and Khaing Village in Kyaukpadaung Township on 28th February 2018. There are around 60 farmers join the events in each township. The farmers are coming from different villages near the event holding [...]

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