Linking information and decision-making to improve food security in selected countries of the Greater Mekong Sub-region

Implementation Period: August 2010 – August 2011
Countries: Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar
Donor: FAO Regional Office
Level of Funding: USD 92,000
Program Area: Program Area 4: Capacity Building in Early Warning at all Levels
Project Status: Completed

Project Description:

The project aims to establish Monsoon Forums to enhance utility of seasonal climate forecasts, and to identify, through a participatory process, climate change issues affecting agriculture, food security, and livelihoods in Cambodia, Lao PDR, and Myanmar. Key activities include landscaping of institutions and their decision and policy frameworks; identification of opportunities for climate risk management; technical assistance to NMHSs in convening monsoon forums; and stakeholder consultations to present study outcomes, take stock of ongoing and planned initiatives, identify and agree on key issues, and set initial directions for further work