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22 September 2014
Crop Industry News from Myanmar Myanmar Rice Production Forecast at a Good Level
MYANMAR - Harvesting of the 2014 main (wet) season rice crop, which accounts for about 80 percent of annual production, is expected to start at the beginning of October and continue into December....
20 February 2014
Crop Industry News from Myanmar Favourable Weather at Start of 2013/14 Early Cropping Season
MYANMAR - Planting of the 2014 early season crops, mainly maize, irrigated wheat and irrigated secondary paddy was completed in December....
05 July 2013
Crop Industry News from Myanmar Thai Subsidy Scheme Leads to Burmese Rice Sell-off
MYANMAR - Thai traders are flocking to Burma to buy up cheap rice with the aim of selling it to a Thai government rice-buying scheme that is supposed to support Thai farmers, according to the...
30 April 2013
Crop Industry News from Myanmar Myanmar Rice Production Sees Increase
MYANMAR - In market year (MY) 2012/2013, rice paddy production is expected to increase to 17.3 million metric tons (MMT) from 16.9 MMT in MY 2011/12, an increase of 2.6 per cent. ...
27 November 2012
Crop Industry News from Myanmar Asia's Next Rice Granary: Myanmar?
MYANMAR - As Myanmar comes out of isolation with recent political reforms, the international community is closing ranks to help the country recover – with a focus on helping rice farmers reach...
13 April 2012
Crop Industry News from Myanmar February Imports of Beans, Pulses Increased from Previous Year
MYANMAR (BURMA) - Burma exported 141,008 metric tons (MT) of beans and pulses in February, an increase of 61 per cent from the same period in 2011. ...
21 March 2012
Crop Industry News from Myanmar Burma Production to Rise, Exports Decrease
BURMA - In MY (market year) 2011/2012, paddy production will increase to 16.9 MMT from 16.4 MMT in MY 2010/11, an increase of 2.7 per cent. Production area will decrease from 7 million HA to...
01 June 2010
Crop Industry News from Myanmar Good Quality Seeds 'Minimise Loss'
MYANMAR - Farmers could potentially increase their rice yields with the use of quality seeds, according to a government expert....
04 March 2009
Crop Industry News from Myanmar Japan-Myanmar Joint Venture Set Up
MYANMAR - Japan Bio Energy Development Corp is to set up a joint venture with a Myanmar company to develop biofuel...
13 November 2008
Crop Industry News from Myanmar MoU Signed to Mark Jatropha-Biodiesel Deal
A K30 billion energy deal could be a huge step forward for Myanmar's production of renewable energy....
06 November 2008
Crop Industry News from Myanmar Myanmar and Korean Companies to Produce Biodiesel
MYANMAR - A Myanmar company has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with a South Korean company to build a biodiesel plant in Myanmar....
27 October 2008
Crop Industry News from Myanmar Jatropha Project with Japanese Organisations
MYANMAR - The Myanmar agricultural authorities will cooperate with some Japanese institutions to produce high-grade bio-diesel by forming a joint venture, the local weekly Flower News reported...
13 May 2008
Crop Industry News from Myanmar Burmese Forced to Produce Biofuels in Food Crises
MYANMAR - Having been hit with the devastating aftermath of the recent cyclone, the people of Myanmar now have another woe to contend with. The latest development has seen the regime forcing...
01 May 2008
Crop Industry News from Myanmar New Report Reveals Biofuel Fiasco in Burma
MYANMAR - According to the Ethnic Community Development Forum, a draconian campaign by Burma's military to grow eight million acres of the Jatropha curcas tree for biofuel production is resulting...

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