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Myanmar’s New Ruling Party Looks to Agriculture for Growth

The incoming government of Myanmar, led by the National League for Democracy (NLD), is expected to focus on improving the country’s agricultural sector and building on reforms launched by the government of President Thein Sein.   While Myanmar – also known as Burma -- has experienced much economic reform since the military made way for more civilian control since 2011, change has been slower to come to the agriculture sector. Sean Turnell, an academic from Australia’s Macquarie...

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