News & Events

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.

Workshops were held in Mawlamyine and Mandalay on 11 July and 14 July 2016 respectively to share visions on the future for the Ayeyarwady and Thanlwin Rivers.

This article appeared in the Global New Light of Myanmar on July 3, 2016.

Over 16,000 Tree Saplings Supplied to Shan Villages

By Myitmakha News Agency

This article appeared in the Myanmar Times on June 30, 2016.

Project to combat malnutrition launches in Chin State

By Myint Kay Thi.

Through cooking and farming demonstrations, a project starting this month aims to improve nutrition in the rural areas of Chin State, where stunted growth continues to affect a large segment of the population.

22 - 24 June 2016, MIID and Cornell University, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, co-hosted the second Mekong Extension Learning Alliance (MELA) annual meeting at Novotel Hotel in Yangon. The purpose is to provide a forum for exchanges of common experiences in Agricultural extension and rural services in the Mekong Region. 

June 28 2016, Myanmar Institute for Integrated Development launched an exciting new project to improve food security and nutrition in Chin state.

Press Release

June 28, 2016

Newly-funded project unites agriculture and nutrition to combat child stunting in Chin State.