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Tha Bar Wa stretches cleaner production in Sagiang Region

Tha Bar Wa stretches
cleaner production in
Sagiang Region

Sagaing, February 26th, 2020 - In collaboration with the Sagaing Division Chamber of Commerce and Industry- SDCCI, the Tha Bar Wa organised a workshop on green finance to raise awareness of the project itself, and how it supports businesses to gain access of such finances. The sessions were led by Tha Bar Wa partners: Mr. Ilan Wolkov (green finance expert), Daw Su Thet Yee from Saving Banks Foundatin for International Cooperation-SBFIC (banking expert), Dr. Mu Mu Htay from Myanmar Food Processors and Exporters Association - MFPEA (Cleaner Production Advisor), and Daw Phyoe Thet Khaing from Tha Bar Wa (Sustainable Business Officer).

During the workshop, energy efficiency topic was presented by Mr. Calvin (Consultant) and Ms. Spring (Senior Expert Service), from Mandalay Region Chamber of Commerce and Industry-MRCCI. They also shared what kind of services they can provide and how business owners can access them.

50 SME owners from Sagaing participated in this workshop. Tha Bar Wa project is funded by the European Union under the SWITCH-Asia Programme. It promotes cleaner production within the food and beverage industry by promoting wastewater treatment plants, energy efficiency, and renewable energy. It supports financial institutions to offer banking products designed specifically for cleaner production.