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Our Work in Myanmar

At a Glance

  • Active in Myanmar since 2012; over 87,000 farmers trained since 2015.
  • We currently train smallholder farmers on sustainable vegetable production techniques in Kayin, Magwe, Mon, Naypyitaw, Rakhine, and Shan states.
  • We provide intensive, hands-on training in the field, while increasing farmers’ access to information through digital tools like our VeggieTap app and our online Pesticide Selection Tool.
  • See our project history.
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Current & Recent Projects

Women sit in a semicircle while working with a pile of green stalks with leaves.

Foster Veg

Working in southern Shan state to increase farmers’ knowledge, skills, and income; improve nutrition for local and displaced communities; and strengthen the agricultural value chain

Project Partners: Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) & HEKS/EPER

News & Stories

U Myo Thu standing in front of his trellised field

A Year of Support Opens the Door to Success for U Myo Thu

A woman farmer in Myanmar with a larger basket of cucumbers

Women Farmers Study Continues in Myanmar

Farmer Daw Naw Eae Tho stands in front of the sign for her demo plot

Project Impact: Natural Farming in Myanmar

A farmer looks at their phone, which is showing the VeggieTap interface

Introducing Our VeggieTap App

A farming couple stand smiling in front of their house

EAT VEG: Exciting Initiatives to Reach Farmers and Vegetable Growers in Myanmar

Mar Lar Soe

Team Member Spotlight: Mar Lar Soe, Myanmar

The Myanmar Team in Action

Holding a training, with informational banners hung from a rope tied to two trees.

Holding a training on nutrition and digital awareness

Three farmers plant seedlings in holes made in a mulched raised bed.

Planting seedlings in a mulched raised bed

A group of male and female farmers practice setting up supportive trellising

Teaching farmers how to set up supportive trellising

Preparing a natural pesticide by crushing leaves and other ingredients with a large mortar and pestle.

Preparing a natural pesticide

Two female farmers practice how to use our VeggieTap app on their smartphones.

Showing farmers how to use our VeggieTap app

Training farmers

Training farmers on the responsible use of pesticides

A woman and two men prepare a ground nursery to grow seedlings

Preparing a ground nursery for onion seedlings

Three people measuring the pH of soil in a raised bed.

Teaching farmers how to measure soil pH

Holding a classroom training for a large group of farmers

Holding a classroom training on how to grow chili

Reports & Resources

Partners

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LIFT logo
Wageningen University & Research logo
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Mennonite Economic Development Associates (MEDA) logo
UK AID / DFID logo
Mercy Corps logo
DaNa Facility logo
DFAT logo
ICCO logo
Netherlands Enterprise Agency logo
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