Township meetings with farmer groups and stakeholders
ISSD Myanmar Programme in collaboration with Agriterra, a Dutch development agency, organized two meetings to form seed grower association in Chaung-U and Maddaya Township. Around 30 participants of each township attended the meeting and actively participated.
In the morning, organized a meeting with farmers to review and discuss to learn the eager of association with practical exercises and presentations. In the afternoon, seed companies, township administrator(s), agricultural scientists, the Department of Agriculture of Myanmar, ISSD programme as well as representatives from village-level seed producers association discussed to form district level committee. Then, model of district level committee (core committee) were agreed by all participants at the meeting.