In Myanmar’s ‘rice bowl’ region, farmers need to mechanise as labour shortages grow, but they face a lack of capital and government support.
The agricultural sector is labour intensive, yields are low, and only the larger farmers can afford to use mechanical harvesters.
Ba Hein, the NLD’s new Minister for Agriculture, Livestock, Natural Resources for Ayeyawaddy Region, discusses agricultural development, migration and labour shortages in Myanmar’s ‘rice bowl’.
ILO representatives discuss the treatment of housemaids in Myanmar, many of whom are often children from poor families who are vulnerable to abuse.
Aung Myo Min, executive director of Equality Myanmar, discusses the recent controversy over the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission’s actions.
Hundreds of prisoners in Myingyan Prison stage a rare protest demanding the replacement of the prison’s superintendent and greater rights.
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.
Holds an outright majority in both houses of parliament but the 2015 election looms as a completely different scenario.
The party has fielded six women candidates out of its 41 for 2015 General Election.
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