Meikhtila Lake Project:Integrated Study And Practical Try-outs

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Integrated Meiktila Lake Area Development: improved watershed management, with Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation, Ministry of Environmental Conservation and Forestry, Ministry of Livestock, Fisheries and Rural Development, Meiktila Township Municipal Committee amongst others

In the Meikhitila region, Dutch experts are helping the Myanmar government to develop an integrated development plan related to water issues around lake Meikhitila. At the same time, three try-out field projects have been launched: to reduce soil erosion through tree planting by farmers and upstream watershed management, to manage solid waste collection in urban and rural areas, and to train farmers in crop diversification and climate resilience and renovate structures to improve irrigated agriculture.  

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