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The SOW-IT Project, Terre d es Hommes Italia Onlus
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The SOW-IT Project, Terre d es Hommes Italia Onlus

ORGANISATION BACKGROUND AND LOCAL CONTEXT

The SOW-IT  project aims to improve the quality of the diet of local peo-ple in the dry zone area of Myanmar through the introduction of water-saving innovative cultivation systems. The dry zone has always faced the problem of food and water scarcity. TDH-IT has been working there for more than 10 years with the objective of increasing the food security, enhancing beneficiaries skills in food production and fighting the malnu-trition gap, especially in children under 5.

ACTIVITIES

This is a ten-days training, including one day workshop which will be conducted in Myanmar in the scope of this initiative. Main activities include:

  • Introduction to the Myanmar context and the project background;
  • Two days workshop on water-saving innovative cultivation systems construction with local experts;
  • Visit to the project villages and discussion with the beneficiaries.
  • Roundtable discussion with the project staff to individuate needs and best practices to approach the food insecurity issue in the Dry Zone;
  • Sharing knowledge and ideas about innovative, traditional and low cost techniques for future related initiatives.

THIS EXPERIENCE WILL ALLOW YOU TO:

  • Enhance knowledge and understanding of the central Myanmar agricultural con-text;
  • Acquire good understating in the field on sustainable food production systems.

LOGISTICS

Transportation:  organised by the project staff (cars and/or minibus)
Accommodation: organised by the project staff in Yangon and Magway (lodges, private apart-ments, etc.)
Language: Myanmar and English
Currency: Myanmar Kyat and USD

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Terre des Hommes Italia ONLUS

Email: l.guerneri@ tdhitaly.org
l.nichetti@tdhitaly.org
Phone:
+39 02 2897 0418

Contact Us

OIKOS ONLUS – Organization for International KOoperation and Solidarity

Via Marano Lagunare 3, Udine (UD) – Italy

E-mail: info@oikosonlus.net

Tel: +39 0432 520803