Myanmar hosts workshop for sustainability of diverse ecosystems

Source: Xinhua| 2019-07-23 10:45:46|Editor: Shi Yinglun
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YANGON, July 23 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar has hosted a workshop on teaching skills and information for carrying out community-based forest conservation in regions with different agricultural systems, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation Tuesday.

Led by the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, the government's Central Statistical Organization and local non-governmental organizations, the workshop was held in Nay Pyi Taw on Monday as part of the project to implement sustainable agricultural lands and forest resource management system for Myanmar's different ecosystems.

The project demonstrates agricultural systems suitable for climate change in the coastal areas, highlands and the tropical region in central Myanmar and implements a sustainable forest management system with local residents.

The project focuses on Mindat and Kanpetlet townships in Chin state, Labutta township in Ayeyawaddy region and Nyaung U and Kyaukpadaung townships in Mandalay region.

The workshop promoted discussions on the challenges and advantages of operating public-owned forestry businesses in Myanmar's three ecosystems and designation of future project tasks.