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July 20, 2017

Vietnam border boost for farms

From The Khmer TimesCambodia and Vietnam yesterday inaugurated the O’Yadav International Border Checkpoint in Ratanakkiri province in a move hailed as a boon to the northeastern agriculture industry.The checkpoint, which is the country’s sixth international land border with Vietnam, is in ... [continue reading]

July 6, 2017

Communities in Myanmar’s Dry Zone Adapting to Climate Change

From MizzimaCommunities in Myanmar’s Dry Zone are benefitting from various activities ranging from climate resistant farming and livestock practices to soil and water conservation to help them better adapt to the impact of climate change, according to a statement from the UNDP.The activities ... [continue reading]

June 29, 2017
June 23, 2017

Early weather forecasts key to saving lives in drought - U.N.

"Most of the times poor rural communities in developing countries don't even know that a drought is about to strike"By Umberto BacchiROME, June 19 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - With droughts set to become more frequent due to global warming, delivering timely, long-term weather forecasts to ... [continue reading]

June 15, 2017

Rice: The pulse of life in Myanmar

From Rice TodayA partnership between researchers and smallholder farmers in lower Myanmar is improving agricultural profitability and productivity through rice-rice and rice-pulse cropping systems.In the 1960s, Myanmar was a leading rice exporter in the global rice market. Political developments ... [continue reading]

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