CESO’s program in Myanmar focuses on the development of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to develop their capacity to improve business competitiveness. CESO has partnered with the Ministry of Industry (MoI), to support the institutional strengthening of the central department, and to promote female leadership and gender equality.
Improving agribusiness, health and the environment in Ecuador and Myanmar
From Ecuador to Myanmar, a CESO expert Volunteer Advisor is training people in effective pest control to improve the lives of families reliant on agricultural business. While people in both countries have their own unique needs, agricultural development is a priority for both — despite being almost 18,000 kilometres apart. Dr. Michael Irvine, CESO expert Volunteer Advisor, recently shared his expertise and wealth of knowledge with local institutions and communities in each country. His assignment in Myanmar in March focused on Integrated Pest Management and pesticide use. He trained individuals in new techniques on sustainable pesticide use. The training…