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Ye Min Thant

Ye Min Thant

History: Young Expert at ICCO Cooperation - Myanmar
YEP period 2016 - 2018, batch 6

Position after YEP

Freelance Independent Evaluation Consultant, Myanmar

YEP Role

As a Programme Officer at ICCO Cooperation Myanmar, I was overseeing ongoing projects and developing new projects for three main programs such as (1) Conflict Transformation and Peace Building, (2) Agricultural Value Chains Development (with Climate Change Adaptation component) and (3) Sustainable Livelihoods for vulnerable groups such as refugees, IDPs and people with disability.

My roles in these projects included:

  • providing coordination, coaching and M&E supports to project implementation partners
  • developing strategy and projects, and write concept notes, proposals and business propositions
  • conducting research activities related to selected agricultural value chains
  • networking and building relationships with private sector actors, prospective donor agencies and relevant government agencies
  • collaborating with diverse stakeholders such as Armed Groups, Provincial Government and Parliament, grassroots CSOs in peace building projects.
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Skills

Program Development, Fundraising, Coordination, Research, Policy Analysis and Advocacy, Communications, M&E

 

Background

Nationality: Myanmar
Education: Bachelor of Business Administration (University of New Brunswick), Masters of Policy Studies (University of New Brunswick)

 

Experience before YEP

  • Policy Advocacy Officer at Food Security Working Group, Myanmar
  • Web Communications Coordinator at Entrepreneurship Education Evaluation Project, a worldwide longitudinal research project, based in Canada
  • Supervisor at Student Union Building of University of New Brunswick and Saint Thomas University, Canada
  • Junior Research Consultant at Young Women's Christian Association, Myanmar
  • Microfinance Loan Officer at Young Women's Christian Association, Myanmar
  • Sales and Communications Assistant, Coriander Leaf Group, Singapore
  • Data Translator at World Concern Myanmar
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