An alliance of independent organizations dedicated to the empowerment of Asian farmers.

Myanmar Institute for Integrated Development (MIID)

The Myanmar Institute for Integrated Development (MIID) is a non-profit institute based in Yangon, Myanmar.  MIID works in collaboration with government, communities, local CSOs/NGOs, international organizations, and technical specialists to strengthen capacities, governance processes, knowledge bases, and intervention models for integrated development. MIID aims to promote meaningful participation and inclusion of ethnic communities in Myanmar’s economic, social and political transition by supporting a people-centered and sustainable approach to economic and social development. Learn more about our work at www.mmiid.org.

TFA provided supports to MIID since 2016 to MIID’s project in Kalaw and Nyaungshwe Township operates in Taungyoe villages in the hills west of Inlay Lake in Southern Shan (near Heho) in partnership with Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation (MoNREC) and the International Center for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD). A goal of the project is to improve responsible use of natural resources including soil and water. The Field Alliance built capacity of leaders and practitioners in the agriculture sector on Agroecology to balance agriculture productivity with long term sustainability and maintenance of a healthy ecosystem.  The program later expanded to Pa-O self-administered district of Southern Shan in 2018.