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Halt pig, pork imports to prevent swine fever

The Myanmar Pig Breeders and Producers Association has asked the Livestock Breeding and Veterinary Department under the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation to suspend the imports of live pigs and pork products due to the outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF) in neighboring countries. Currently, legal and illegal imports of pigs and pork products […]

China’s sugar ban to be lifted or eased

There could be a sliver of light at the end of the tunnel for businesses involved in the sugar industry as a Chinese team will be in Myanmar to inspect sugar quality and the mills in a prelude to a resumption of sugar sales to China. Myanmar Sugar and Sugar Related Products Merchants and Manufacturers’ […]

Invitation for Bids, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation, Deadline: 26th July, 2019

THE REPUBLIC OF THE UNION OF MYANMAR Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation Climate Friendly Agribusiness Value Chains Sector Project Date 27/06/2019 Loan/Grant No. and Title; Loan No. 3724-MYA, Grant No. 0617-MYA: Climate-Friendly Agribusiness Value Chains Sector Project Contract No. and Title; GD-02 Vehicles (Lot 1- Micro Bus, Lot 2 – Double Cab, Lot 3 […]

Sowing the seeds of growth in Myanmar

Once the rice bowl of Asia, even today, agriculture continues to be a vital contributor to Myanmar’s economy.The sector provides employment to about 53 percent of the country’s labor force and is a source of livelihood for about 70 percent of the rural population.It also contributes almost 38 percent of the country’s gross domestic product, […]

Myanmar raises efforts to export fishery products

Two fish processing plants — TT Cold Store Factory and A&N Foods (Myanmar) Co. Ltd — have been granted permits to export fish caught in the wild to the European Union, according to a report by state media. The Fisheries Department, under the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, and Irrigation, is working with the fish processors […]

Fisheries ministry needed for sector development and better exports

The Myanmar livestock and fisheries sectors have not lived up to their potential under the remit of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation and needs to be a separate ministry in order to fully grow and develop, said U Zaw Aye Maung, Rakhine ethnic minister in Yangon Regional Government. “In the past, livestock and […]

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 […]

Myanma Awba opens new agrochemical production complex in Yangon

Myanma Awba Group, Myanmar’s largest manufacturer and distributor of agricultural technology, launched Myanmar’s first private agrochemical production complex in Yangon Region on August 19. The US$35 million Hmawbi Agricultural Input Complex (HAIC) is located near Wa Nat Kyaung Village in Hmawbi Township, occupying 126 acres of land. Myanma Awba is providing up to $25 million […]

Well-Connected ‘Ethnic Affairs Association’ Lobbying to Develop Popular Yangon Park

YANGON – The Myanmar Ethnic Entrepreneurs Association (MEEA) has urged the Ethnic Affairs Ministry to take over Yangon’s National Races Village from the Ministry of Agriculture so that the site can be developed with international partners. The 220-hectare park is located near the Thanlyin-Yangon Bridge in Thaketa Township. It features replicas of houses in the […]

Invitation for Bids, IWUMD invites for the Rehabilitation of the Chaung Magyi Irrigation System, submission date: 7 August 2018.

Date 22 June 2018 Loan No and Title 3477-MYA; Irrigated Agriculture Inclusive Development Project (IAIDP) Contract No and Title IAIDP/Package 01; Rehabilitation of the Chaung Magyi Irrigation System Death Line for Submission of Bids 7 August 2018 / 10:00 AM ( Myanmar Standard Time) 1. The Republic of the Union of Myanmar has received financing […]