Following first case detections at the end of March, Myanmar instituted stay-at-home orders, curfews, bans on public gatherings, and closures of public events, entertainment venues, restaurants, and religious institutions on April 9th. It was recently announced that most measures would … Read the rest
Water control infrastructure in Myanmar. These sluices are used to stop saltwater intruding up the river and into the irrigation areas, and store water upstream in the dry season.
In Myanmar, rice is seen as the main staple food and irrigation infrastructure has expanded to boost its production.
With an extraordinary diversity of ecosystems and fish species, Myanmar ranks among the top-ten fish producers globally. Yet, there is an acute dearth of information on the country’s fisheries. This is particularly inconsistent with the important role of fish for food and nutrition security, being second to rice in terms of food expenditure by Myanmar people.