Introduction

This note presents the proposed 2017-18 (Project Year 2) CSO Capacity Building
developed during the visit of Dr. Vinay Bhargava, Senior Capacity Building Adviser for the PEACE
project, PTFeV for the period 8-12 May 2017. During the visit Dr, Bhargava held extensive
discussions with LRC staff in the meetings set up by LRC. He also met with Ms. Nilar who
conducted the CSO needs assessment and made a presentation on the plan at the PEACE
project Steering Committee meeting on 11th May 2017. We would like to thank Ms. Pansy Tun
Thein, Executive Director, LRC and Mr. Nyi Nyi Aung, Program Director, LRC and Mr. Peter
Schmidt and Mr. Nyein Chan Win of Helvetas for the excellent cooperation, support and hospitality extended during the mission.