The price of a popular Burmese pulse, green gram, has raised dramatically amid falling production rates, Eleven Myanmar has reported. The green gram is a traditional commodity in terms of Burmese exports[…]
The state-run Myanma Agricultural Development Bank announced on Wednesday a plan to lower the interest rate for agriculture loans by 40 percent to coincide with the end of Burma’s wet[…]
Almost 90 million kyat (over US$90,000) will be provided to the victims of a 1997 land confiscation issue in Hlaing Tharyar, Rangoon Division. The settlement came after farmers ended a[…]
Local farmers from Pegu Division started brawling with police after a court hearing led to five persons being charged with defamation of the state for invoking a curse on the govt by burning a coffin in a spirit-ritual.
The Agriculture and Farmers Federation of Burma (AFFB) wrapped up its first annual congress in Waw, Pegu Division on 30 April, where members pledged to provide technical assistance to farmers[…]
Over 200 acres of land confiscated by the military is given back to villagers in Myanaung township.
Sugarcane farmers in Naypyidaw’s Lewe Township say they face substantial losses in a local venture with a military-owned sugar refinery that is losing business and cancelling orders with them.
The Myanmar Rice Industry Association (MRIA) has announced a plan to create storage facilities enabling farmers to stock surplus rice instead of selling at low price during the harvest season,[…]
Hundreds of farmers from over 30 townships across Burma gathered in protest on 18 January in front of Rangoon’s City Hall, calling on the government to mediate disputes over land[…]
As border trade with Thailand opens up in eastern Burma, farmers in Kawkareik township in the Karen state are now beginning to use machines instead of their traditional beasts of burden to harvest crops.
More than 100 farmers in Irrawaddy division say they will take legal action against a local fishery company, claiming the firm’s operations cause extensive flooding to their farmland.
Farmers in Dalla township are forced to relocate after the Burmese military confiscated 500 acres of land to make way for a naval storage base.