General Information


Title: Improvement of the quality of life of ethnic minorities in the Naga area in Myanmar through youth participation in REDD+ readiness process Funding Source: Democratic Governance Thematic Trust Fund (DGTTF), UNDP 

Executing Entity: UNDP 

Implementing Agencies: UNDP 

Implementation Period: 2 years (2013 to 2015) 

Project Location: Khamti, Layshi and Lahe Township in Sagaing Region

Key Results 

          Output 1: Strengthened the network of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs)/Community Based Organizations (CBOs) with enhanced roles for youths, advocating a right based approach for REDD+

          Output 2: Enhanced awareness of ethnic minority youths in the Naga Area on Climate Change, Reducing Emission from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+), the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People (UNDRIP), and implications for right based development; and 

          Output 3: Trained youth representatives and enhanced awareness on anti-corruption measures, and approaches to promote transparency and equity in benefit distribution. 

Focal Points/Contact Person 

Khin Hnin Myint 

National Project Manager 

United Nations Development Programme 

No. 6, Natmauk Road, Tamwe, Yangon, Myanmar 


Phone: 09 420114720