BIF Myanmar is looking for trainees to take part in a Farmer Field School Training of Trainers programme in the bamboo market. The trainees will receive training on Sustainable Bamboo Forestry (SBF) techniques, and then co-deliver this training to farmers. The trainees will then independently deliver the training in a new community. Following successful completion of the course, trainees will receive certification from BIF as SBF Trainers.
BIF Myanmar is looking for a Business Planning Consultant to support a new bamboo company to develop a business plan and attract investors (public and private). The vision of the company is to restore degraded land whilst establishing an inclusive supply chain that can be linked to manufacturing projects.
BIF Myanmar is looking for a Senior Organisational Development Advisor in the bamboo market to provide strategic advice and support to the Myanmar Rattan and Bamboo Entrepreneurs' Association, and the Myanmar Network for Rattan and Bamboo - a new umbrella network for bamboo and rattan associations and interest groups. The Advisor will provide support to the network to develop and implement their strategy, and support the development of the next World Bamboo Day event.
BIF Myanmar is looking for an Organisational Development Specialist to work with the Myanmar Rattan and Bamboo Entrepreneurs' Association to support the development of the next World Bamboo Day event, and to support the development of the Myanmar Network for Rattan and Bamboo - an umbrella network for bamboo associations and interest groups.
BIF Myanmar is looking for a Learning Consultant to support the programme to learn from its work to date in the garment and bamboo markets.
An analysis of Myanmar’s comparative and competitive advantage on the international market for high-value addition processed and manufactured bamboo. This study also examines how different business models could contribute to poverty reduction and to what extent.
This report aims to provide an understanding and analysis of political and economic constraints and opportunities for change, leading to recommendations for operational delivery objectives as part of BIF’s bamboo market strategy. It provides an overview of the bamboo sector including key stakeholders, relevant aspects of legislation and policy, the informal ‘rules of the game’, and conflict sensitivity risks.