How a Singaporean is changing the fates of rice farmers in Myanmar

Against a backdrop of climate change and a cyclone disaster, is helping to tackle the problem of poverty through the way rice is farmed in the country, as On The Red Dot discovers. LABUTTA, Myanmar: At the age of seven, David Chen had a “life-changing experience” that developed his sense of empathy for the underprivileged. […]

Rice farmers need government support: federation

Polices set by the new government will determine the success of Myanmar’s rice industry, which is in dire need of funding, according to the Myanmar Rice Federation. The agricultural staple will depend heavily on government support over the coming years, said MRF president U Chit Khine at the federation’s annual meeting on February 5, where […]