ABSTRACT Land degradation in the form of soil erosion is a major issue in ensuring food security and sustainability in agriculture. The reduction of soil erosion depends a lot on the use of soil conservation practices. The study attempted to assess the factors influencing farmer’s adoption of...
ABSTRACT Sesame (Sesamum indicum), one of the major oilseed crops in Myanmar, is economically important not only for producing edible oil but also for export crops. Sesame cultivates everywhere in Myanmar and mainly in Magway, Sagaing and Mandalay Regions. The study was done to observe the...
ABSTRACT As Myanmar has a great potential to expand rice cultivation, the government has prioritized irrigation for rice cultivation since rice is the key crop in the agriculture and the main food item for Myanmar people. Irrigation has also great significance for the national economy. The total...
Country: Myanmar Topic: Rural development
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...