Myanmar plans to cultivate 15 million acres of monsoon paddy in FY 2024-25

YANGON: Myanmar plans to cultivate over 15 million acres of monsoon paddy in fiscal year 2024-25, with an increase of over 8,000 acres from the previous year, a Department of Agriculture official said on Tuesday (April 23).

Of the total, 700,000 acres will be cultivated with support from the state economic promotion fund, the official told Xinhua.

In the previous fiscal year, nearly 15 million acres of monsoon paddy were successfully cultivated. The monsoon paddy cultivation season in Myanmar typically runs from May to October.

To meet the new target, trainings on paddy cultivation and harvest techniques are being provided across regions and states of the South-East Asian country, according to the official.

Additionally, Myanmar aims to cultivate 2.6 million acres of summer paddy in fiscal year 2024-25, following the monsoon season, the official said. - Xinhua

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