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Myanmar recognizes IRRI partnership for improving country’s rice sector

posted Mar 23, 2015, 6:45 PM by   [ updated Mar 23, 2015, 8:22 PM ]
President U Thein Sein sees for himself climate change-ready rice varieties at the IRRI exhibit during National Peasants' Day.
NAY PYI TAW, Myanmar - President U Thein Sein, himself a farmer, and Vice President U Nyan Tun led the National Peasants' Day celebrations earlier this month. Farmers from different regions of Myanmar took part in activities organized by the Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation (MOAI).