Prisoners continue to conduct hard labour in shackles despite calls for reforms by lawmakers and investigations into prison abuses by a UN rights envoy and the International Labour Organisation.
More resilient and productive rice varieties could help poor farmers, but their introduction has been hobbled by a lack of government resources.
Khin Mar Oo, from NGO Terres des Hommes, discusses its projects in Myanmar’s impoverished Dry Zone and the challenges of communities there.
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.
Genuis Shan Highlands Coffee founder Ngwe Tun discusses organic coffee growing, marketing, and the challenges for Myanmar’s coffee industry.
A second suspect has been arrested in connection with the high-profile assassination of Ko Ni, a lawyer for the ruling NLD party.
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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