Karen Environmental and Social Action Network (KESAN)





Karen Environmental and Social Action Network (KESAN)

Founded in 2001, KESAN works towards improving rural livelihood security and promoting human rights in Karen State, Burma. The organization works with local communities to increase capacity in natural resource management, raise public environmental awareness, support community-based development initiatives and advocate for sustainable environmental and development policies.


Food Security

Purpose: To increase food security by strengthening local livelihoods and self-reliance in conflict-affected areas of Burma.

Project Grant Amount $35,000
Total Grants Received $137,000
Years Supported 5
Theme Natural Resource Rights and Economic Justice
Population Served Indigenous peoples, Religious/Ethnic minorities, Farmers and fisherfolk, Refugees and IDPs