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Myanmar Webinar 1 – The Social Investing Landscape

05 December 2013

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In the first of our 3 webinars on Myanmar, we invited Allison Morris, Co-Founder of Project Hub Yangon, who shared insight on the social enterprise space in Myanmar. Their perspectives are gleaned from the incubation programmes that they run from the capital. She is joined by Nick Lazos, Director at Insitor Management, which finances high quality startups and early-stage social businesses with the promise of growing them to a larger scale and higher profile. Together, they provided our AVPN audience with an interesting look into the social investing landscape in Myanmar – from their direct experiences in the country.The recording for the webinar and the powerpoint is further below:

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A. Environmental Stewardship
To protect the environment, we organize programmes like mangrove nursery and Reforestation, Coastal and River Clean-Up, Community Based Environmental Solid Waste Management, Environmental IEC Campaign and Eco-Academy

B. Food Security and Sustainable Livelihood
To ensure a sustainable livelihood for the community, eco-tourism include Buhatan River Cruise Visitor Center Buhatan River Mangrove Boardwalk are run by the community. Others include Organic Vegetable and Root crops Farming, Vegetable and Root crops Chips and by-products Processing and establishing a Zero waste store.

C. Empowered Communities
To empower the community, we provide product and Agri-Enterprise Development Training, Immersion and Learnings Exchange Program, Earth Warrior Training and Community Based Social Entrepreneurship Training

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