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Invitation for Open Tender, Ministry of Construction, Department of Rural Road Development, Closing Date 18 March 2019

  The Republic of the Union of Myanmar has received a Grant from the Federal Republic of Germany (KfW bank) through the Ministry of Construction towards the cost of Rural Development Programme – Phase IV. Department of Rural Road Development under Ministry of Construction intends to implement , with contract system, the construction of bituminous […]

Southern Shan co-op exports $35,000 worth of coffee to Europe

A Shan-based co-operative involving almost a thousand local farmers has exported its first container of coffee worth US$35,000 to Europe. The Green Gold cooperative (co-op) exported its first container of select coffee to the European market on Friday. The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) said the export represents a positive development in […]

French Firm Helps Shan Farmers Turn Poppy to Coffee

NAYPYITAW — A coffee growers cooperative in Shan State and a French roasting company signed a memorandum of understanding on Thursday in Naypyitaw that pledges the roaster to buy from the farmers for five years in a bid to combat opium cultivation in the region. “We’ll pay higher than the market prices. We’ll buy coffee […]