Mar Lar Soe

Mar Lar Soe holds over 15 years of experience working in the NGO and Private sectors. As Knowledge Transfer Manager for East-West Seed Myanmar, she is currently leading programs to equip smallholder farmers with skills aimed at increasing their income from vegetable production. In this role, she works with local and international partners to implement programs across the country, including in conflict areas. Prior to this, she served as lead for design development and trained national staff for Proximity Design, Myanmar, where she also introduced drip irrigation systems. She has written over 10 publications and holds over 14 years of experience in research regarding the biological control of IPM in Plant Protection for the Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation in Myanmar. She is an alumna of Yezin Agricultural University (B.S.)in Myanmar, the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) Thailand (MSc), a Certificate in Integrated Pest Management (IRRI – Philippine), and a Certificate in Crop Production under Stress (MASHAV – Israel).