Published on September 13, 2019
Research by AFRE graduate student Myat Thida Win and Associate Professor Ben Belton regarding agricultural mechanization in Myanmar has been featured in The Economist. This research was funded by the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security Policy.
Published on May 16, 2019
Dr. Ben Belton, will be discussing recent findings of large scale surveys implemented by FSP in Myanmar and the need for policies in order to support successful livelihood diversification and leverage greater value from existing agri-food value chains.
Published on November 1, 2018
What's the disconnect between evidence of a dynamic and rapidly transforming economy, and the widely reported low levels of agricultural mechanization? by Myat Thida Win, Ben Belton, and Xiaobo Zhang.
Published on May 16, 2018
Combining farmer, research and extension expertise toward a sustainable and profitable agricultural sector in Myanmar
Published on March 22, 2018
Aquaculture (fish farming) is a fast growing economic sector in SE Asia. Farmed fish is an integral part of the poor diet, and contributes to food security.
Published on December 8, 2017
Myanmar’s government lifted restrictions on the choice of field crops on paddy land, allowing farmers to grow more profitable crops.
Published on June 30, 2017
A workshop to present the results from a detailed study of aquaculture, agriculture and the rural economy in 40 villages in four townships in Yangon and Ayeyawaddy Regions. Yangon, Myanmar. June 30, 2017.
Published on June 1, 2017
Aquaculture sector is fast developing in Myanmar and South East Asia. What are the nutritional differences between farm fish and wild fish? It's about micronutrients. An FSP blog on Agrilinks.
Published on May 15, 2017
Fish farming plays an increasingly important role in Myanmar fish supply. This survey results provide a comprehensive ‘benchmark’ of the characteristics of inland aquaculture and provides policy recommendations.
Published on March 18, 2017
Off-farm employment is the sole source of earnings for 56% rural households around Yangon and it provides 78% of rural households income.
Published on January 5, 2017
In Myanmar, fish is the leading purveyor of animal protein and the lead provider of micronutrients, important especially for child development. Nearly as much is spent on fish (14% of food expenditure) as on rice (19% of food expenditure).