Zaw Min Naing is a research associate with CESD’s Food Security Policy and Rural Development Program, undertaking policy advocacy, research and capacity building initiatives focused on improving agricultural productivity, agricultural product value chains, rural non-farm employment, and livelihoods.
Previously, Zaw Min Naing worked for Inle Heritage Foundation, located at Inle Lake in Southern Shan State, as a Green Project Manager, working to improve the local growers’ knowledge on conservation, agriculture and environmental safety. Zaw Min Naing provided technical guidance, training and support to farmers, and evaluated best practices and lessons learned from the program work. Zaw Min Naing also previously worked for the Myanmar Partner Association, a German non-government organization, as an Assistant Teaching Officer at Phaung Daw Oo Monastery, teaching students, monks and orphans and sharing modern agriculture techniques with rural people.
- Myanmar and English
- Masters of Agricultural Science, Yezin Agricultural University, 2010
- Bachelor of Agricultural Science, Yezin Agricultural University, 2006
- Certificate in Advanced Agricultural Techniques in Arid Lands, Ramat Negev Desert-Agro Research Centre, Israel, 2012
- Certificate in Eco-friendly and Organic Agriculture Training, Institute of Environment, Resources and Development, Inle Lake, 2012.
- Certificate in Eco-friendly and Organic Agriculture Training, Ramat Negev Desert-Agro Research Centre, Israel, 2012
- Certificate in Community Development and Civic Empowerment (CDEC) program, Chiang Mai University, Thailand, 2015
- Occurrence of bacterial wilt of potato in Kalaw Township and its control measured by effective microorganisms (EM)