‘We Love Inle Lake’, a 3-year youth-led project in Myanmar with a holistic approach towards conservation issues of the Inle Lake area and livelihood needs of local communities, has just come to an end. Glimpse into the experiences and thoughts of some of the young people who participated and whose lives have now been transformed.
In Southern Shan State, organic sunflowers are heralding an emerging youth movement for a cleaner, brighter environment. Zoe Rasbash, a student Environmental activist from London visited Inle Lake and Phekon in August 2017.
Myanmar’s Inle Lake watershed area is a beautiful heritage site with a unique eco-system. However, it has suffered increasing environmental damage due to overuse of chemical fertilisers and pressure from increased tourism. Ma Kyin Htwe explains how the eco-farming training funded by Ecologia has proved a turning point, for herself and her community.
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