Inception workshop of the LIFT-funded project


Monday, 4 May 2015


Yangon, Myanmar


CAPSA in partnership with the Asian and Pacific Centre for Transfer of Technology (APCTT), the Centre for Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization (CSAM) and the Network Activities Group (a Myanmar-based NGO) organized an Inception Workshop of the project titled "An Integrated Economic and Social Development Programme for Livelihoods Improvement in the Dry Zone of Myanmar" on 5 May, 2015 in Yangon, Myanmar. The overall objective of the Workshop was to facilitate mutual understanding on the project and other ongoing and planned activities, and to identify opportunities for collaboration.

The project is funded through the Livelihood and Food Security Trust Fund (LIFT) managed by the United Nations Office of Project Services (UNOPS) and aims to support integrated socioeconomic development in Myanmar's dry zone in the context of inclusive and sustainable development with special emphasis on livelihoods improvement and food security.

Around 30 participants including representatives of LIFT development partners working in the dry zone of Myanmar, government ministries, international aid agencies, NGOs and local civil society organizations participated in the workshop.

Background Note