Extra rainfall in June-Sept expected to allow farmers to increase areas under winter-sown crops such as wheat, boosting rural incomes and reviving Indian economic growth.
Irrawaddy Region farmers have been jailed for working on land that was seized from them in 1999 but left unused.
A Yangon-based poultry farmer has been picked out by the United Nations as one of 10 entrepreneurs offering a model for sustainable development.
In the rainy season, Irrawaddy Region farmers venture into the mountains and battle mosquitoes and snakes to supplement their income by harvesting the popular food.
An educational weather station at a village school in southern India is teaching children about climate change and helping their parent’s harvest more from their land.
The incurable disease was first detected last August in China and has since spread thousands of kilometers to "vulnerable" subsistence farmers in neighboring countries.
Defense Ministry permanent secretary says U Aung Moe Nyo misreported defense minister’s explanation for refusal to hand back farmland.
Growers protest in Monywa as fruit goes to waste amid harvest season; Muse’s Jin San Jiao Gate has been shut since Dec. 26