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  • Bringing Smiles back to Shwebo Farmers
    Oct 18, 2016

    The current renovation of the diversion canal along the Kin Tat irrigation system is being undertaken as part of a joint Adaptation Fund, Government of the Union of Myanmar and United Nations Development Programme project - Addressing Climate Change Risks on Water Resources and Food Security in the Dry Zone of Myanmar.

  • Communities Power the Future

    For the 47 families of Thicong village, going on two-night expeditions into the forest 12 km away to collect wood was part of a routine. They needed wood to cook, to keep warm and to light their homes. Collecting enough wood to last a family two weeks took time and effort. But this is how life had always been in the village in the hilly eastern Chin state.

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  • Heat Tolerant Animals Provide Lifeline for Vulnerable Communities in Dry Zone

    When temperatures soared in the already blazing heat of Myanmar’s Dry Zone, Kyaw Htaing was alarmed for the wellbeing of the piglets he was raising. Without any land to his name, and depending on occasional farm work for making a living, these piglets were the ticket to a better life.

  • Helping Protect Environment with Compost Fertilizer

    Myanmar’s famous Inle Lake is showing signs of environmental degradation caused by the impact of climate change as well as unsustainable agricultural practices. Overuse of chemical fertilizer on farms in the Inle lake watershed is one of the factors that has contributed to this.

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  • Kachin Communities are connected through new road

    Kachin State - As the monsoon starts in Myanmar, there are at least 220 households in the Northern state of Kachin confident in the knowledge that this season will be significantly different for them. The difference is that villagers from Tat Kone and Lawan Kahtaung wards will be able to travel to and from their homes with more ease this monsoon, whereas in the previous years they could not as a result of unpassable roads.

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