MADB’s ministry relocation aims to improve efficiency

Myanmar Agricultural Development Bank, the only state-owned bank in the agriculture sector, was under the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation. But from now on, the institution has been relocated to the Ministry of Planning and Finance which will make loan processes more efficient, according ...

Free training on natural food production in Nay Pyi Taw

Training methods for the production of food and cosmetics from natural fruit will be offered free of charge in the Nay Pyi Taw Union Territory. Small Scale Industry Department under the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation director U Swe Tint said the plan to ...

Defence expenditure ranks third in 2017-18 Union budget proposal

The National League for Democracy-led government’s first crack at formulating an annual Union budget has proposed only a modest increase in defence spending, with the lion’s share earmarked for the Ministry of Planning and Finance. Submitted to parliament yesterday, the K20.896 trillion budget for the ...

Nay Pyi Taw dam helps boost summer paddy plans

Nay Pyi Taw authorities are planning a 50 percent increase in the area of land set aside for summer paddy growing this year, according to an official from the region’s agricultural department. U Tin Oo Kyaing said the department is aiming to plant over 15,000 acres ...

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