Although there have been some essential transformation and improvements made in the industrial and service sectors to some extent, agriculture still remains as the backbone of the Myanmar’s economy contributing to about 22% of its national GDP in 2021. With respect to agricultural land...
This paper reviews the development of the edible oil sector in Myanmar. Oilseed crops, namely groundnut, sesame, sunflower, mustard and niger, are one of the major crops in Myanmar and it covers 16% of the national cultivated area. At present, about 90% of domestic edible oil mills have...
The COVID-19 novel coronavirus spread around the world since December 2019. The first official case in Myanmar was reported on March 23rd 2020 where the first set of containment measures was introduced. In Myanmar, COVID-19 infection rate was low at the 1st wave but recently at the 2nd...
Sustainable land management
Sustainable land use and protection of soils play a key role in food, climate, and human security. For this reason, the human management of soil resources will have wide-ranging consequences on human security for generations to come. The United Nations Convention to...
It is well known that International trade can increase the well-being of each trading nation on the basis of comparative advantage principle. Likewise, increasing regional integration can enhance export competitiveness.
By kicking off a comprehensive reform programme in 2011,...
AfflicationDepartment of Planning, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and irrigation, Myanmar
Job TitleDeputy Director General
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