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As fishing ban ends, authorities urged to tackle illegal boats

A precipitous decline in fishery resources prompted a three-month ban on all offshore fishing in Myanmar waters, but members of industry and civil society groups say more needs to be done to combat rampant illegal fishing. OFFSHORE BOATS and their crews returned to work on September 1 at the end of a three-month suspension of […]

Pig, pork product imports remain suspended as swine fever continues to spread

Myanmar continues to restrict imports of pigs and pork products following an outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) in neighbouring China and other countries, according to the Livestock Breeding and Veterinary Department under the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation. The department has temporarily suspended transport and trading of live pigs and pork products from […]

On the trajectory to seed exports

The demand for seeds is rising in Myanmar as farmers have switched to hybrid seeds which can give higher yields compared with traditional seeds. Now, Myanmar needs to boost production of quality seeds to cater to local demand and to become a seed exporting country. To get higher yields and incomes, our farmers need access […]

Fish export to China still poses challenges: MFF

With only one of the two species of Myanmar striped catfish registered for export to China, the Myanmar Fisheries Federation is seeking permission for legal export of the second species to help exporters. Traditionally, Myanmar fish farms have bred two species of striped catfish, namely Pangasius Bocourtic and Pangasius Hypopthalmus, for export. Currently, Myanmar is […]

Government approves seizure of over 950,000 acres of unused land

The government has approved the seizure of more than 950,000 acres of unused vacant, fallow and virgin land that had been leased to private entities for agriculture, breeding and mining, a senior agriculture official said on Wednesday. U Myo Tint Tun, deputy permanent secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation, said when these […]

Recruitment of Procurement Specialist & Financial Management Specialist, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation, Closing Date 15 Jan 2019

The Republic of the Union of Myanmar, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation, Climate-friendly Agribusiness Value Chains Sector Project Package No. CS-03: International Procurement Specialist Package No. CS-04: International Financial Management Specialist   The Republic of the Union of Myanmar has received a loan and grant from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Global Agriculture […]

Invitation For Price Quotations for Pick-Up Double Cab Vehicles, Dead Line 19 December 2018

The Republic of the Union of Myanmar has received financing from the International Development Association (IDA) towards the cost of the National Community Driven Development Project (NCDDP). The IDA N° of the financing agreement is N° H814MM. The Department of Rural Development (DRD) of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation, in its role as […]

Invitation For Price Quotations for Printing of Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Program , Dead line 23 November 2018

Invitation For Price Quotations, Dead line 23 November 2018   The Republic of the Union of Myanmar has received financing from the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) towards the cost of the Printing of Rural WASH Strategy and Investment Plan.The Department of Rural Development (DRD) of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation, intends to […]

Request for expressions of interest, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation, Department of Rural Development, submission date : 28 November, 2018.

National Electrification Project (IDA Project No. P152936) Assignment Title: Solar PV Inspection and Verification Agent (IVA 3) (Reference No: C2-TA32) The Republic of the Union of Myanmar has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the National Electrification Project (NEP), and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services. The […]

Department of Rural Development, Ministry of Agriculture- Livestock and Irrigation, Invitation for price quotations.

The Republic of the Union of Myanmar has received financing from the International Development Association (IDA) towards the cost of the National Electrification Project (NEP). The IDA No of the financing agreement is No-5727MM. The Department of Rural Development (DRD) of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation, in its role as implementing agency of […]