GIZ Country Director said crop insurance is a shelter for farmers, mitigating the risk of having their fields destroyed by flooding and drought.
The Korean peninsula issue, the South China Sea dispute and human rights violations in Myanmar were also of particular concern.
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It will be opened in Magway region next month as a wildlife-based tourist destination and a wildlife conservation center.
Some 73 kgs of ivory products were confiscated from a shop in Luang Prabang recently and the foreign owner detained for suspected trading in elephant ivory.
Wood products export increased by 107 percent in 2018 after the government banned the export of unfinished timber.
Don Sahong dam will have its first turbine installation in March followed by the energy test in June-July.
“We talked about the Belt and Road and development projects. But we didn’t say we would not oppose the Myitsone project,” KSDT chairman said. “The Kachin people won’t change their minds.”
A key cause is the years of upstream damming in Cambodia, Laos and China that has removed crucial sediment, local officials and experts said.