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Groundwater interventions: securing village / domestic supplies using tube wells.
Irrigation schemes: pumping technologies and small reservoirs for rainwater harvesting and storage.
Reducing and repairing land degradation; protection of infrastructure from sediment damage and managing water effectively in rain-fed systems.
More diverse cropping patterns with farmers growing pulses and oilseeds in mixed cropping.
With the Myanmar Central Bank evaluation and selection process in full swing, this is a short list of foreign banks that will possibly receive a license to carry out banking activities in the country.
In December 2008, the China Development Bank and Myanmar Foreign Investment Bank signed a $2.4 billion loan deal to construct a 660 miles (1,060 km) oil pipeline from Kyaukphyu to Kunming in Yunnan province, China.
Private Equity Funds by Primary Geographic Focus, August 2014
Target Size Achieved of Private Equity Cleantech Funds, September 2014
Average Deal Sizes in the Business Services Industry by Region, 2006 – 2014 YTD
If you are trekking in northern Myanmar to Hkakabo Razi base camp (17,500 feet/5,300 m) which lies on the border tri-point among Myanmar, China, and India. Tahaundam is the northernmost village inhabited year round.
The region of 600 million people isset to establish a common market and manufacturing base by 2015, to better compete with China and India. Average income growth per capita across ASEAN, from US$2267 to $3759, in 2012, five years after 2007’s ASEAN Economic Blueprint.
Myanmar’s trade with the rest of the world is low; the total value of trade is less than 60.0% of GDP.
Maintaining macroeconomic stability—relatively low inflation and a stable exchange rate—has been a major challenge for Myanmar. Myanmar has experienced rapid inflation in the past 2 years in terms of housing, wages and utilities.
The corporate tax rate (25%) and personal income tax rates are at 20% for incomes over MK20 million a year (about $28,000 at the current market exchange rate).
How can a parallel set of institutional infrastructure designed to fill the gaps be implemented in rural locations and what improvements in livelihood will it provide upon completion, not only for local regions and farming communities but the Union of Myanmar as a whole?
Farmers’ organizations are very important institutional instruments that will drive rural development and create productivity along with income contribution in both rural and national development. OilSeedCrops Editor's Personal Article.
Myanmar Population and Urbanization Growth Rates were presented at the 2014 Myanmar Infrastructure Summit; noting that even with rural ecomomic strategies to boost rural residents incomes, urbanization will continue. Mechanization in farming communities will also send more people in search of work in the countrys major cities.
Myanmar Population Growth Rate 1.1%
Myanmar Urbanization Rate 3.3%
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