Workshop on business management of custom hiring of agricultural machinery in the dry zone of Myanmar


Monday, 2 May 2016 to Tuesday, 3 May 2016


Mandalay, Myanmar


This workshop is one of the capacity-building activities under the project titled "An Integrated Rural Economic and Social Development Programme for Livelihoods Improvement in the Dry Zone of Myanmar", funded through the Livelihoods and Food Security Trust Fund (LIFT), (for more info of the project click here). 

The workshop aims to provide practical instruction and share hands-on experiences on business management of custom hiring of agricultural machinery. The status and conditions of custom hiring practices in the dry zone will be shared through the presentation of the case study documents on:

i) policies/institutions/processes to support custom hiring of agricultural machines in the Dry Zone of Myanmar, and
ii) stakeholder mapping of custom hiring of agricultural machines in the Dry Zone of Myanmar.

Both theoretical concept on custom hiring business operation and valuable real-life experience will be shared during the workshop.

The workshop will be held on 3-4 May 2016 in Mandalay, Myanmar including a half-day’s field trip. It will be organized by CSAM, in collaboration with CAPSA, APCTT, NAG and DRDMLFRD.

Expected participants include staff from line Ministries, staff and programme manager of national& international NGOs and civil society organizations, lead and progressive farmers, representatives of farmers’ associations, small entrepreneurs, private sectors and machinery suppliers.

Concept Note