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Pulses, People, Planet and Profit (P4)

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  • 2017
Donors:
  • Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Partners:
  • Network Activities Group (NAG)

The project will increase the incomes of 10,000 smallholder mungbean farmers, 20% of whom are landless female farm labourers. Pulses value chains, specifically for mungbeans, offer great potential to lift many Myanmar farmers and labourers out of poverty. The Pulses, People, Planet and Profit (P4) project will work with smallholder farmers and labourers in four townships in Yangon and Magway Regions (Thongwa, Kayan, Magway and Min Bu) in Myanmar.

The key objectives of the P4 project are to improve the enabling environment for the mungbean value chain in Myanmar by proposing policy and regulatory reforms; to increase the volume of mungbeans purchased by premium market buyers from farmer groups by enhancing access to support services on Good Agricultural Practices, Climate Smart Agriculture and collective marketing; and to increase the mungbean farmer productivity and quality of produce by enhancing access to support services and good quality mungbean seeds.

ICCO, in collaboration with East West Seed (EWS) and Network Activities Group (NAG), funded by the DaNa Facility, implemented by DAI Europe, have launched a 30-month Department for International Development (DFID)-funded project to increase the incomes of 10,000 smallholder mungbean farmers. One of the outcome streams of the project is about lobby & advocacy, which connects to ICCO Myanmar’s Civic Engagement Alliance program.

The project Pulses, People, Planet and Profit will increase the incomes of 10,000 smallholder mungbean farmers, 20% of whom are landless female farm labourers. Pulses value chains, specifically for mungbeans, offer great potential to lift many Myanmar farmers and labourers out of poverty.


Elimination of Child Labour in Agricultural Value Chains

Ratana Metta Organization (RMO) is one of Myanmar's expert ngo's working on the topic of child labour. As ...

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  • 2018
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Elimination of Child Labour in Agricultural Value Chains

Child labor is work that children should not be doing because they are too young to work, or, ...

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  • 2018
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Women and Youth Livelihood Empowerment in Myanmar

Since 2011, Myanmar has been going through a democratic improvement process, although the social & economic status of Myanmar's women & ...

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  • 2017
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