1. About 70% of the population in Myanmar resides in rural area and agriculture is their main livelihood. While the agriculture sector contributes 30% of national GDP, both the benefits that are gained form farming as well as the socio-economic status of farmers are extremely low.2. Furthermore, farmers’ the socioecnomic status has been adversely affected by the effects of climate change, and natural and man made disasters. In particular, the unpredictable weather changes that have taken place a
2017-08-27

The vegetable has not been largely grown in Cambodia including Tbaung Khmum province, it is a small-scale vegetable growing by farmers in several villages, and it also remains a main source of income for their families. Currently, large amount of vegetable remains is imported from the neighbouring countries. The growing techniques, water source and irrigation system for vegetable, disaster calamity, vegetable market links, vegetable information system are the main constraints affecting the veget
2017-08-25

Green Water Management project (GWM) is aimed at increasing agriculture productivity and producing safe food products through adoption of the GWM technology on a sustainable climate friendly agriculture (CFA) farm that leads to reduce poverty through income generation from the CFA farms. The GWM project is targeted in 4 provinces, including Battambang (BAT), Kampong Cham (KCH), Svay Rieng (SVR), and Tbaung Khmum (TBK) and is implemented by 4 technical departments of MAFF [including Department of
2017-08-25

The Green Water Management (GWM) project is the first project of Core Agricultural Support Program Phase 2 (CASP2) under ADB TA 8163 to systematically address gaps in institutional and individual capacity in affected rural communities to manage agricultural water resources in a climate change affected situations. The main objective of the GWM project is to increase adaptive capacity of the small holder farmers to be able to utilize the rain water harvesting in order to increase vegetable and cro
2017-08-25

The project of establishment of Participatory Guarantee System (PGS) in Lao PDR is one of LOA activity under CASP 2 TA 8163-REG, aimed to establish the PGS legal framework and the PGS pilots in the country. The project selected 3 farmer groups as PGS pilots namely Huaphan Bamboo Group, Xiengkhoang Organic Farmer Association and Savannakhet Organic Farmer Group. The project worked with 280 farmers covering 17 villages of 3 three districts (Xiengxay, Kaisonphomvihanh, and Paek), with total area of
2017-08-25

The project was designed in alignment with the Trans-boundary Animal Disease Zoning Trial Program in Yunnan Province, a long-term program approved by the Ministry of Agriculture, the Ministry of Commerce, the General Administration of Customs, and the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of China. The purpose of this project was to identify the major cattle and buffalo movement pathways between China and neighbor countries of Lao PDR and Myanmar, with particul
2017-08-25

The management of water use in drought regions plays an important role in the sustainable development of agriculture in rural areas. The water management in drought area includes maximizing collection of available water resources from rain, rainwater storage in the soil or small pond systems, and minimizing evaporation soil and ponds to reduce water losses and save water for agricultural activities during the dry season and for the optimal use of available water during times of high demand. That
2017-08-25

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