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Drip irrigation helps alleviate hardships for Dry Zone farmers

10/02/2017
Myanmar Now

In the Dry Zone’s harsh environment, where many farmers struggle to eke out a living, drip-irrigation vegetable gardens help hundreds of families get by.

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‘They do not have enough water supply in terms of quality and ...

21/02/2017
Myanmar Now

Khin Mar Oo, from NGO Terres des Hommes, discusses its projects in Myanmar’s impoverished Dry Zone and the challenges of communities there.

‘Myanmar coffee producers lag behind neighbouring countries’

10/02/2017
Myanmar Now

Genuis Shan Highlands Coffee founder Ngwe Tun discusses organic coffee growing, marketing, and the challenges for Myanmar’s coffee industry.


Second suspect arrested in case of Myanmar Lawyer’s Killing

03/02/2017
Myanmar Now

A second suspect has been arrested in connection with the high-profile assassination of Ko Ni, a lawyer for the ruling NLD party.

Beekeeping boosts rural incomes as Myanmar honey sales grow

28/01/2017
Myanmar Now

Beekeeping is seen as an effective way to raise incomes in rural areas and hundreds of farmers are being trained how to produce honey in Shan State.

Climate change affected soybean farmers get new seeds, technology

28/01/2017
Myanmar Now

In southern Shan State, a soybean-growing region, farmers are getting help, new seeds and technology to mitigate the impacts of erratic weather.


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Party National League for Democracy

07/11/2015

NLD is fielding the most candidates of any party in the upcoming election and is set to gain a large portion of seats in the Union Parliament if pre-polling predictions prove correct.

Party Union Solidarity and Development Party

07/11/2015

Holds an outright majority in both houses of parliament but the 2015 election looms as a completely different scenario.

Party Phalone-Sqaw Democratic Party

07/11/2015

The party has fielded six women candidates out of its 41 for 2015 General Election.


Guide Reporter's Handbook

03/07/2015
Thomson Reuters Foundation

This handbook is designed to provide advice and guidance on fact-based reporting for journalists whenever they need it.

Guide Ethics Handbook for Journalists

03/07/2015
Thomson Reuters Foundation

This handbook is designed to provide advice and guidance on journalism ethics for reporters across the globe.

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