Saw David Tharckabaw
Responsible for relations with governments, the United Nations, and international NGOs.
Most Karen people work in agricutlure, either as farmers or labourers.
The KNU Agriculture Department is assisting farmers in improving agricultural productivity while protecting the environment, also provides training on protecting land rights.
Providing education and training, and preserving Karen culture.
The Karen people have faced a brutal military offensive for more than 60 years. The Karen National Liberation Army and the Karen National Defense Organisation protect the Karen people, saving lives every day.
Naw Zipporah Sein
General Secretary of the Karen National Union.
This Department manages forests in KNU controlled areas, as well as providing training in sustainable community forest management.
This department overseas the health and social welfare work of the KNU.
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Karen National Union