Even after 14 outbreaks of African swine fever across China in just over a month, some small farmers do not believe the threat to their livelihood is real.
Farmers in Naypyitaw say the former president and several of his ministers acquired hundreds of hectares of their land without going through the proper channels.
Seven bridges, two buildings razed as Mandalay cracks down on unscrupulous use and sale of agricultural land.
Many Shwegyin villagers borrowed about 150,000 kyats per acre from government; they had just completed seeding, fertilizing farms when floods hit
Conflicts and rising land prices are the main obstacles to expanding acreage
Lawmakers say govt plan to set up industrial zones in 11 different Yangon townships at the same time will be unsuccessful on the ground.
Duterte appears to contradict his agriculture minister who had set a 2020 target to produce enough rice to meet the country's needs.
SMIDB to lend 500,000 kyats per acre to 15 vegetable growers in trial government program
Overuse of imported pesticides is poisoning the soil and creating health problems for locals, say local farmers and land activists.