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MCCA and Partners conducted a successful ASEAN Forum on Climate Change Adaptation with Focus on Education on Agriculture and Food security

IMG_0506MCCA and partners, led by Myanmar, conducted the ASEAN Forum on Improvement of Knowledge, Skills and Competence of Stakeholders in Climate Change Adaptation in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, from 7th to 9th March 2016.

The Forum was organized in partnership with the Department of Rural Development of the Ministry of Livestock, Fisheries and Rural Development and Myanmar Climate Change Alliance (MCCA) Programme of UN-Habitat and UNEP, funded by the European Union. The ASEAN Secretariat and other partners participated in the organization, in particular ActionAid, Cuso International, Oxfam and the local NGO Eco-Dev.

The Minister of Rural Development, Livestock and Fisheries highlighted how Agriculture and Food Security is one of the most important focus areas of the new Myanmar National Clim3ate Change Strategy and Action Plans, elaborated by MCCA with the Ministry of Environmental Conservation and Forestry.

ASEAN Forum - 7-9 Mar 16

 

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