Duration: May 2010 - December 2012
Implementing Agencies: UNHCR, WFP, FAO, UNDP
Home to several ethnic groups, the programme addressed the complex and interconnected factors resulting in exclusion and inter-community violence. By bringing together multiple efforts in an integrated fashion, the programme improved access to public services, including health care, clean water, and primary education, and strengthened the integration of marginalized groups.
Duration: March 2007 - December 2009
Implementing Agencies: WFP, FAO, UNODC, UNFPA
The programme’s overriding goal was to protect ex-poppy farming households and poor vulnerable families from losing their livelihoods, improving their food security, and creating the conditions for renewed self-reliance and rehabilitation.
Duration: March 2004 - December 2006
Implementing Agencies: FAO
Characterized by extreme poverty, high population density, and recurring natural disasters, the programme addressed the growing problem of food insecurity by providing high-quality seeds, strengthening the capacities of local farmers, and improving the availability of locally adapted crop varieties in one of the poorest regions of the country.
Duration: April 2003 - September 2004
Implementing Agencies: UNODC
The programme supported the ongoing poppy eradication plan in the Wa Special Region where farmers had depended on poppy cultivation for their livelihoods for more than 100 years. By offering an alternative and viable means of survival to farmers through increased rice production, the programme improved the availability of rice for self-consumption and as a source of income.
Duration: February 2002 - December 2005
Implementing Agencies: WFP
By addressing the complex challenges facing vulnerable communities in northern Rakhine State, the programme combined the ‘food for work’ and ‘food for education’ initiatives, and contributed to community development through local partnership and capacity building measures.
Duration: November 2001 - October 2003
Implementing Agencies: UNDP, UNICEF, UNFPA, WHO
The overarching goal of the programme was to reduce illicit drug abuse as well as improve the health status of vulnerable persons residing in the Mong Pawk District of the Wa Special Region. Through the newly established health centers, local health workers were trained to deliver basic health care, raise awareness on the dangers of opium addiction, and treat those dependent on drug abuse.