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Myanmar seeks new export markets for local cattle

Myanmar will seek new foreign markets to which it can export cattle, said Daw Tin Nwe Yee, a deputy director from the Livestock Breeding and Veterinary Department under the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation. “We are working on exporting to India through Tamu-Moreh border trading point and will continue to legalise new routes,” she […]

Myanmar Dairy Farm looking for JV Partner to invest in Milk Processing Plant and Marketing/Distribution Business for Dairy Products in Yangon

Our client is a 100% Myanmar-owned company (i.e. all the shareholders are Myanmar citizen) that owned a 40 acres coffee plantation cum dairy farm in Pwint Oo Lwin. Our client is looking for a foreign JV partner who has the technology and marketing knowhow to invest in and run a milk processing plant in Yangon […]

Increasing productivity to drive competitive dairy industry in Myanmar

MYANMAR’S dairy industry will remain uncompetitive if the nation fails to address low productivity of raw milk driven by poor genetics and low production technology, said Dumrong Leenanuruksa, a former vice president of Maejo University in Chiang Mai who carried out comprehensive research on the competitiveness of Greater Mekong Subregion’s dairy industry. “Poor conditions of […]

Milk prices can’t be reduced for lack of grazing lands

Yangon, July 21 – cattle farmers have expressed they are unable to lower their milk prices due to a dearth in grazing lands for their animals. Breeding cattle is usually a cost-effective enterprise, but farmers have to feed their livestock with purchased feed due to an absence of grazing grass lands. “In neighboring Thailand, restrictions […]