Emerald Green Project Promises to Improve Lives of Fishermen

AS PART OF effort to reduce rural poverty, an Emerald Green Project is being implemented in Thaton District, Mon State by the Ministry of Livestock, Fisheries and Rural Development, with plans to spend Ks60 million to improve the economic status of local fishermen. Under the programme, loans will be offered this year to residents living […]

Survey finds Myanmar’s fisheries resources declined compared to past decades

Myanmar’s fisheries resources in its territorial waters have declined compared with previous decades, according to the latest survey performed by the Ministry of Livestock, Fisheries and Rural Development with the assistance of Norwegian government. With the use of a marine research vessel, the ministry and relevant organizations conducted a 55-day survey along the country’s water […]

Department of Rural Development invites EOI to Consulting Firm for National Electrification Project (IDA Project No. P152936); Closing Date: Jan 21, 2016

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST Ministry of Livestock, Fisheries and Rural Development Department of Rural Development National Electrification Project (IDA Project No.P152936) Assignment Title: Solar PV Inspection and Verification Reference No: C2-TA10 The Republic of the Union of Myanmar has received financing from the World Bank toward the […]

Foreign investment into lagging agriculture and fisheries sectors urgently needed: exporters

The next government should urgently seek investment in the country’s lagging and underfunded agricultural and fisheries sector, to help halt and reverse the decline in exports, traders said. Of the US$38.18 billion received in foreign investment over the past five years, a bare $208 million has been ploughed into agriculture, according to the Directorate of […]

Myanmar fishermen protest Thai hires

The hiring of Thai helmsmen on Myanmar fishing boats has been criticised by the local fishing industry. Two Myanmar companies last year hired Thai captains on the grounds that they were familiar with the use of sonar to find fish. The issue has long been contentious. Faced with opposition by local fishermen, the Ministry of […]

Myanmar villages to get Japanese development agency-funded solar microgrids

A Japanese government development agency will fund solar microgrids at 11 villages in Myanmar, with rural infrastructure and off-grid solar company Sunlabob set to develop them. Earlier this week Sunlabob, which is headquartered in Laos, announced the projects in the Southeast Asian state, set to hold its first democratic elections since 1960 in November. Funded […]

Poultry Farmers Want Gov’t to Limit Chicken Imports

Local poultry farmers want government to limit the import of chickens in order to keep local farmers competitive, according to the Myanmar Poultry Business Association. “We don’t want local businesspeople to suffer. Foreign chicken imports should be limited. If Myanmar imports too much, the local market will get affected. I intend to protect this,” Dr […]

Department of Rural Development invites Expressions of Interest for eligible suppliers to express their interest; Closing Date: Oct 30, 2015

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list Development Association (IDA) toward the cost of the National Community Driven Development Project (NCDDP). The Department of Rural Development (DRD) of the Ministry of Livestock, Fisheries and Rural Development, in its role as implementing agency of the NCDDP, intends to apply a portion of the proceeds of this […]

Department of Rural Development invites open tender for the procurement of tablets with power bank; Closing Date: Oct 26th, 2015

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list SPECIFIC PROCUREMENT NOTICE (PROCUREMENT OF GOODS / WORKS) REPUBLIC OF THE UNION OF MYANMAR NCDDP – NATIONAL COMMUNITY DRIVEN DEVELOPMENT PROJECT Loan No./Credit No./ Grant No.:H-814MM Contract Title: TABLETS with power bank and high protection carry case Reference No. : ICB G 22 The Republic of the Union […]

Department of Rural Development invites open tender for the procurement of motorcycles; Closing Date: Oct 26th, 2015

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list SPECIFIC PROCUREMENT NOTICE (PROCUREMENT OF GOODS / WORKS) REPUBLIC OF THE UNION OF MYANMAR NATIONAL COMMUNITY DRIVEN DEVELOPMENT PROJECT- NCDDP Loan No./Credit No./ Grant No.:H-814MM Contract Title: MOTORCYCLES 105cc (LOW CLEARANCE) Reference No. : ICB G 17 (a) The Republic of the Union of Myanmar has received financing […]