ADB to assist on poverty alleviation and HIV prevention projects

Asia Development Bank (ADB) has signed an agreement with the Myanmar government, with cash funding provided by the Japanese government, to carry out poverty alleviation and HIV prevention projects for rural people, according to bank officials. “The cash assistance for the livelihood of rural people is aimed at poverty reduction and community-based development,” said Putu […]

Myanmar and China broker rice paddy agreement

A spokesman from the Farmers Development Public Company announced that China and Myanmar will embark on a joint agricultural development venture this coming year. The two nations have agreed to cooperatively cultivate rice paddies on Myanmar land. China will supply the fertilizer for these fields and has arranged to purchase the harvested rice at local […]