ADRA Myanmar reaches poor and marginal communities with agriculture and livelihood opportunities, putting into effect sustainable market-based solutions that increase resilience and creating opportunities within value chains for greater participation of the poor in economic growth opportunities.

ADRA Myanmar works with farmers and rural communities to diversify livelihoods, mitigate climate change, improve resource management and reduce land degradation. This includes improvements in grazing land management practices, more effected water resource management and irrigation, improved technical knowledge and techniques in agriculture in dry areas and mountain areas, nutrition smart and climate smart agriculture, improved access to credit and inputs, and building the importance of the role of women in agriculture and issues around their access to land and economic opportunities. Projects are focused on building technical knowledge and learning to enable future evidence based planning and policy development.

PRICE

'Poverty Reduction Initiative Through Community Empowerment'

Location: Matupi Township, Chin State

Donors: ADRA Australia, AusAID

Beneficiaries: 6,036

Total Project Budget: USD $830,000

Duration: 36 Months

 

 

Project Description: The PRICE project is designed to improve the economic status of targeted communities within the Chin State by offering training to disadvantaged families in income generation activities such as pig farming, elephant yam production, working looms to create local textiles, and managing Mythun Cows as well as supporting 850 savings and loans group members and providing links to private sector financial services.

SGRIP

'Sustainable Grazing and Irrigation Pilot Project'

Location: Myaing and Pakokku Townships, Magway Region

Donors: ADRA Australia, AusAID

Beneficiaries: 3,540

Total Project Budget: USD $266,976

Duration: 40 Months

 

 

Project Description: The SGRIP project (currently in it's second phase) aims to improve grazing management systems by establishing a pilot program in 12 acres of drip irrigation and managing 600 acres of grazing land. 

SURE

'Sustainable Rural Economic Development Project'

Location: Matupi Township, Chin State

Donors: ADRA New Zealand, MFAT

Beneficiaries: 7,290

Total Project Budget: USD$2,653,248

Duration: 52 Months

Project Description: The SURE project aims to improve local agricultural and horticultural expertise, improve technical knowledge/skills for land-based and production enterprises, improve access to and utilisation of fertile land and production tools, and strengthen local knowledge/leadership of resource management issues. 

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LIVELIHOODS

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E Condominium, Zay North Street

Dagon Township, Yangon, Myanmar

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