ABSTRACT This study investigated how access to irrigation contributed to crop income and livelihood improvement in the study area in Myanmar. The study was conducted in the Pyawt Ywar pump irrigation command area in Myinmu Township, and stratified random sampling was used to collect data from...
Country: Myanmar Topic: Agriculture
ABSTRACT The most used natural fiber in making clothing is cotton. Cotton also produces cottonseed oil which is used in cooking, baked goods, and salad dressing, and meals and hulls which are used for livestock, fish feed and fertilizer. Cotton is one of the major industrial crops that is widely...
ABSTRACT The COVID-19 pandemic has affected human health and well-being all over the world. Like all other developing countries, Myanmar faces severe economic impacts that become critical to the livelihoods of the people. The study was done to assess the impacts of COVID-19 on households’ income...
ABSTRACT This research attempted to analyze the determinants of potato production in Southern Shan State and Magway Region of Myanmar. Potato plays a significant role in increasing food security and income for the smallholder farmers of Myanmar. Data for the study were collected from both...
Country: Myanmar Topic: Agriculture
ABSTRACT With the double blow of the nationwide COVID-19 pandemic and the coup crisis, the demand for production inputs and consumer goods was extensively affected even after the initial lockdown and movement restrictions were eased. The reduction suggests fewer households experiencing food...