Mon 30 Aug 2004
Filed under: News,Regional
The development project has been under a cooperation between Thailand, Myanmar and the United Nation’s World Food Programme, he said, adding that the cooperation would be extended to Cambodia in a near future.
Therefore, Myanmar’s migrant workers will stop crossing the border to Thailand to search for work.
Mr. Amphon believes if Myanmar’s agriculture sector is made strong, it will create jobs to the countrymen.
”This project will help Myanmar sustainably increase its food production which will lead to a food security in the country. It will, as well, increase the regional farming capacity and produces in the world market,” he said.
He said Myanmar has requested Thailand to help developing its water resources and irrigation system, and building other basic infrastructure for farming.
The ministry’s Deputy Permanent Secretary Amphon Kittiamphon said the ministry was still selecting experts to join the team.