Asia (excl. CIS)

Enhanced Use of Disaster Risk Information for Decision Making in Southeast Asia

The regional capacity development technical assistance (TA) will enable increased capacity building and knowledge sharing among selected Southeast Asian Developing Member Countries (DMCs)—Cambodia, the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR), Myanmar, Philippines, and Thailand— on disaster risk-informed decision making. The impact will be improved risk-sensitive decision making for public investments in selected Southeast Asian DMCs. The outcome will be improved capacity in selected Southeast Asian DMCs to integrate DRM in the development processes.

Enhanced Use of Disaster Risk Information for Decision Making in Southeast Asia

The regional capacity development technical assistance (TA) will enable increased capacity building and knowledge sharing among selected Southeast Asian Developing Member Countries (DMCs)—Cambodia, the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR), Myanmar, Philippines, and Thailand— on disaster risk-informed decision making. The impact will be improved risk-sensitive decision making for public investments in selected Southeast Asian DMCs.

Rural Economic Development – Value chain development support services and service delivery capacity of local government in the Highlands Region

PNG is well-endowed with natural resources and has an open economy with substantial exports and imports. In this framework, the agriculture sector plays a significant role by providing broad based income and employment to the vast majority of the population in the country, most of which still lives in the rural areas and engaged in subsistence and semi-commercial and commercial farming.

In recent years, PNG agriculture sector has faced many financial difficulties

Rural Economic Development – Value chain development support services and service delivery capacity of local government in the Highlands Region

PNG is well-endowed with natural resources and has an open economy with substantial exports and imports. In this framework, the agriculture sector plays a significant role by providing broad based income and employment to the vast majority of the population in the country, most of which still lives in the rural areas and engaged in subsistence and semi-commercial and commercial farming.

In recent years, PNG agriculture sector has faced many financial difficulties

The main problem areas identified for the second phase of RED2 are:

Myanmar- Institutional Strengthening and Policy Dialogue Support

The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation (MoALI) of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar was reconstituted in 2016 with the inclusion of 12 departments under its programme mandate for rural development and poverty reduction, including the Department of Rural Development (DRD).

The DRD is seeking cooperation of the EU in building capacity in the following three areas:

Myanmar- Institutional Strengthening and Policy Dialogue Support

This assignment will is aiming to enhance the land use management system in Myanmar. The Activity will consist of three main areas of support:

(1) Complete the mapping of land use inventory and land use zonation for all Bago Region. This will strengthen the Bago regional government's capacity to oversee and monitor the current situation from state to village tract level, assess and adjudicate compliance (or not) to policy requirements and evaluate land development alternatives based on sound principles.

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