Cho Cho San

Department of Planning, Myanmar
Job Title
Program Officer

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The local people in Yanbye Township, Rakhine State have been practicing the conversion of mangroves for rice production since primordial times. World Bank, the Asian Development Bank and the Japanese Government supported funding for the conversion of mangrove areas for rice production in 1979 and...
ABSTRACT Black gram is an economically important pulse in Myanmar and mainly exported to India. In August 2017, India announced a 200,000 tons import quota on pigeon peas and 150,000 tons quota each for black gram and green gram. This study aimed to analyze the determinants on profitability of...
INTRODUCTION The vision of agricultural sector for the country’s development is “An inclusive, competitive, food and nutrition secure and sustainable agricultural system contributing to the socioeconomic wellbeing of farmers and rural people and further development of the national economy.”...
MALNUTRITION STATUS OF MYANMAR In the 2018 Global Hunger Index[1], Myanmar stands at rank 68th out of 119 qualifying countries. With a score of 20.1, Myanmar suffers from a level of hunger that is serious although its score improved from 44.4 in 2000 to 20.1 in 2018.  Global Hunger Index...
INTRODUCTION Populations of the world’s tropical coastal zones have traditionally used mangrove resources for subsistence as well as commercial purposes. In Southeast Asia, mangrove region alone, 41% of plant species from mangroves are used for medicine, 25% for construction materials, 22% as...
Country: Myanmar Topic: Forestry