5 kinds of monsoon crops to be planted in Kayin State

In developing the farming sector in Kayin State, it is estimated that five kinds of monsoon crops will be grown in the state, according to an estimation of agricultural projects for 2017-18 fiscal year.Keep reading ...

Rakhine State Plans to Export 10,000 Tons of Beans to India

Rakhine state plans to export 10,000 tons of Matpe beans to India in the cur­rent fiscal year, which be­gan in April.Official media reported that arrangements are underway to plant Matpe beans in the state during the coming rainy season and will export the sur­plus to ...

Agricultural Exports Up $315m Since Last Year

Myanmar earned over $2.93 bil­lion from ag­ricultural exports in the last fiscal year, which came to a close at the end of March, up by $315 mil­lion from the year before, new government figures show.Keep reading  ...

Myanmar, Netherlands to cooperate in agricultural sector

Myanmar and the Netherlands will cooperate in the development of high yielding crop seeds under a program of agricultural cooperation, local media reported Thursday.Keep reading ...

KOICA-funded agri training school opens

A training school for agricultural mechanisation (Yezin) on the University of Yezin campus in Zeyathiri township, Nay Pyi Taw, was opened on March 31, according to a statement by the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation. Keep reading ...

Fruit and Veg Growers Call on Gov to Build Weekend Wholesale Markets in Yangon

Fruit and vegetable growers have called on the government to build weekend whole­sale markets as part of the Yangon region’s agricul­tural master plan, which was devised by the gov­ernment to boost the local agricultural industry.Keep reading ...

Demand to stop dam projects

About 400 villagers gathered on the banks of the Namtu River in Hsipaw township, Shan State last week to protest the construction of a dam which they said will submerge their homes and lands.Keep reading ...

SEZ to import Japanese agriculture machineries

Agricultural machinery manufacturer Yanmar Myanmar Co Ltd in Thilawa Special Economic Zone (SEZ) will not establish production lines in Myanmar but will import and distribute those machineries, Takesi Terada, the firm’s managing director, told the Myanmar Times.Keep reading ...

Rice exports earn $193m

Myanmar earned about US$193 million from exporting around 560,000 tonnes of rice and broken rice until October 21 this fiscal year, according to the Ministry of Commerce.  Keep reading ...

Brunei delegation eyes rice and paddy exports

A delegation from Brunei Darussalam will visit Myanmar to discuss buying rice and paddy, according to agriculture ministry officials, as the government continues an urgent search for new export markets.Keep reading ...

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