News & Events

On Friday January 13th, 30 International Agriculture and Rural Development (IARD) students and their professors from Cornell University in New York and ten local students from Yezin Agricultural University and Pathein University visited the Myanmar Institute for Integrated Development headquarters in Yangon.

15 December 2016

“Let’s work together for a Healthy River” is the slogan enthusiastically developed by villagers from Myit Poe Kyon Sein, Bogale township in the Ayeyarwaddy delta, when discussing monitoring of river health with MIID trainers. “

October 13, 2016

In partnership with the International Centre for Environmental Management (ICEM), MIID will undertake over the coming year a Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) of the Hydropower Sector in Myanmar for the International Finance Corporation (IFC).

September 14, 2016

From 15 to 19 August 2016, MIID organized a study tour to Magway and Bagan regions for 35 farmers from the hills of Shan State.  The farmers, out of which were 13 women, learned about groundnut and bamboo value chains as well as edible oil and lacquer ware production.

September 6, 2016

MIID Advisory Board member, Dr. Khin Mar Cho is recognized as this year’s Outstanding Leader in Community Development by the Association of Agricultural Technology in Southeast Asia (AATSEA).

September 1. 2016

The Myanmar Institute for Integrated Development (MIID) has been selected by the World Food Programme in August 2016 to carry out a country-wide strategic review of Food and Nutrition Security in Myanmar.

August 5, 2016

Daw Mar Soe Lwin worked as a secondary school teacher in her village for 20 years. She loves to teach and was passionate about her students, but after the 1988 protests, she was dismissed from her post by local authorities for being too sympathetic to some students who had joined protests against the Government. This was a devastating loss for Mar Soe Lwin because teaching is her life’s passion.

July 28, 2016

Two River Basin Visioning Workshops were recently held in Mawlamyine and Ayeyarwady. Dr Hla Myo Thwe, MIID Project and Research Coordinator, explained to Central News Bureau-Skynetcnb  how these workshops brought together government officials, civil society and villagers to share the visions on future for Ayeyarwady and Thanlwin rivers basin and encourages the villagers to address the issues that they are facing.

From 16 to 18 June, MIID organized a hands-on training on bio-briquettes production in collaboration with ICIMOD. The training was held at Kyaung Taung village, and 27 villagers including 13 women from Kyaung Taung, Kyaung Nar, Pantin, Thayetpin, Antpet and Zeyar villages participated. This activity was a part of the ICIMOD’s Himalica project, funded by the European Union.