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Improved food and livelihood security in Myanmar

Project-Evaluation (MMR-1029 and MMR-1069)

The project area, Pauk Township, is part of the dry zone (700-1000 mm annual rainfall, very unreliable weather conditions) and located in Pakokku District, Magway Division.

Brief description of the project

Project objective was an improved and stabilized food and livelihood security of ca. 4,800 landless and land-poor families in 41 villages of Pauk Township. Project measures included establishing village development committees and saving and credit groups, income generating activities, support in agriculture (seed banks, farmer field schools (FFS), demonstration fields, provision of agricultural tools and machinery), (agro-)forestry, environmental and hygiene awareness, water supply, and the introduction of energy-efficient stoves and improved latrines.

 

 

Improved food and livelihood security in Myanmar
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Language

English

Year of publication

2013

Continents and countries

Asia