Tilbage

Support for application process

Organisation:

ADDA

Pulje:

Civilsamfundspuljen

Bevillingstype:

Støtte til Ansøgningsproces

Projekt start:

04.12.2019

Projekt slut:

31.01.2020

Beviliget beløb:

49.958,00 kr.

Indsatsen vedrører følgende verdensmål:

  • Mål 1: Afskaf fattigdom
  • Mål 12: Ansvarligt forbrug og produktion

Indsatsen foregår i følgende lande:

  • Myanmar

Lokale partnere:

  • Myanmar Institute for Integrated Development
  • Parami Development Network (PDN)

Overordnede mål :

The overall objective of the pilot project is to improve the livelihoods of small-scale farmers in Southern Shan state, Myanmar, through sustainable agriculture and in particular organic farming; a system of farming using locally available materials to improve the soil, yield and farmers standards of living.

Umiddelbare mål :

In order to achieve the overall objective, the focus will be on: a) Participatory and site-specific agricultural training to interested farmer groups on organic farming techniques and practices in order to achieve sustainability in food production. b) Awareness creation regarding the health and environmental impacts of conventional farming based on synthetic external inputs. c) Exchange visits among farmer groups, which are intended to benefit all participants through an open exchange of ideas, knowledge and practices. d) Sharing and networking events such as Farmer-Field-Day / Open farm day, which are intended as an advocacy/dissemination tool to other stakeholders. e) Monitor and follow up visits with trained farmers to ensure compliance with the learnt organic farming techniques and practices. f) Market empowerment of the farmers through digitally mapping their fields and thereby prepare them for certification as organic farmers.

Målgrupper :

The target group is 150 small-scale farmers of the Pa-O ethnic minority with specific focus on women.

Resume:

ADDA and partners are planning to apply the Holkegårdfonden for support to a pilot-project on organic agriculture in Myanmar. The target group is the ethnic group of Pa-O in the Shan state and focus are are on poor small scale farmers. The pilot-project will focus on capacitating farmers with organic agricultural cultivation techniques for livelihood improvement and environmental sustainability. The partnership between PDN and ADDA is facilitated by MIID whom ADDA has had contact with for some ten years.