Network for Environment and Economic Development
NEED educates, trains and empowers the next generation of Burmese civil society leaders in sustainable agriculture, environmental conservation and community-based economic development in order to protect the livelihood, interests, and human rights of all Burmese people. NEED-Burma provides an experiential and multi-ethnic learning environment for motivated Burmese youth to learn alternative and traditional agriculture techniques.
Through the motivation and education of social change-makers within Burmese civil society, so that they may engage in sustainable development by putting critical thinking and theory into practice. Through the exploration of alternative development paths that takes into consideration the diverse ethnicities, religions, local knowledge and cultures of Burma.