Myanmar

AFFM trains farmer members on mushroom production

AFFM trains farmer members on mushroom production

With increasing demand from restaurants and wholesalers, mushroom holds a lot of potential for small farmers in Myanmar. Last May 6, farmers from Tedim township farmers unions involving 10 villages in Chin underwent a training on mushroom growing. The training was organized by AFFM and […]

AFFM brings voice of Myanmar farmers to MILAN EXPO 2015

AFFM brings voice of Myanmar farmers to MILAN EXPO 2015

The Agricultur Farmers Federation Myanmar (AFFM), an AFA member organization, will bring the voice of small farmers, women and landless workers representatives fighting against land grabbing, land confiscation, forced displacement, lack of rights and poverty to the MILAN EXPO 2015. AFFM representatives will speak at […]

AFA participates in a panel session during WEF-East Asia meeting in Myanmar

AFA participates in a panel session during WEF-East Asia meeting in Myanmar

June 6, Nay Pwi Taw, Myanmar – The World Economic Forum (WEF) conducted its 22nd forum in East Asia last June 5-7 in Nay Pwi Taw, capital city of Myanmar, with the theme “Courageous Transformation for Inclusion and Integration”. Around 900 participants from business sector, […]

Large-scale chemical farming worries Myanmar’s organic vegetable farmers

Large-scale chemical farming worries Myanmar’s organic vegetable farmers

While demand for organic vegetables has been increasing in Myanmar, farmers are worried about the possible impact of foreign and private investors who are or will be engaging in large-scale vegetable farming using chemical and synthetic fertilizers, as these might contaminate nearby organic vegetable farms. […]


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