Project Details

Increasing productivity of legume-based farming systems in the central dry zone of Myanmar (Project No. SMCN/2011/047)

Duration: 01/Jul/2013 - 30/Jun/2017

Locations: Asia / Myanmar

Project contact: Dr Pooran M Gaur (P.GAUR@CGIAR.ORG)

Donor: Government department -national- state or local,Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR)-Australia

CGIAR Research Program: Grain Legumes,Water Land and Ecosystems

The project is one of five projects in a multidisciplinary program, funded by AusAID and managed by ACIAR, to improve food security and small-holder farmer livelihoods in the CDZ and Ayeyarwady Delta of Myanmar. The program is multi-sector – rice, legume-based systems, livestock and fisheries – with each program component focused on a particular sector. The aim of this project is to address the issues of food security, poverty, nutritional health and livelihood needs at the small-holder farmer level in the CDZ through collaborative RD&E.

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