A data-led agritech revolution is transforming the lives of Myanmar’s farmers

Aung Myint Myat is an 18-year-old farmer from Ingapu, a town in the Ayeyarwady region of Myanmar. He and his family have been growing paddy and pulses since he was born, using traditional farming methods. Eager to boost their yield, Myint Myat has been optimizing the production process by implementing methods gleaned from online training […]

New dawn for remote Andaman Sea island tourism

Few have heard of the Mergui Archipelago, and even fewer have managed to visit the 400km string of scattered islands in the Bay of Bengal’s Andaman Sea. Most of the 800 offshore islands are uninhabited, apart from a few seasonal settlements of the seafaring nomadic Moken, and some Burmese fishing villages The jungle-clad limestone and […]

A National Education Strategic Plan for a prosperous, peaceful and united Myanmar

The first National Education Strategic Plan (NESP) was launched today in Nay Pyi Taw by Myanmar’s State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi. The Plan includes a common policy framework which sets the strategic directions for the next five years; a clear road map for guiding all investments in the sector, both domestic and international; […]