Lawmakers in Rangoon’s divisional parliament are demanding a wide-ranging review of rental contracts that they suspect were awarded at knockdown prices under the previous military-backed administration of President Thein Sein.
Can Chin State’s farmers move away from shifting cultivation and embrace sedentary agriculture in time to save the western region’s forests?
Genuis Shan Highlands Coffee founder Ngwe Tun discusses organic coffee growing, marketing, and the challenges for Burma’s coffee industry.
For many small farmers in southern Shan State, where roughly one-quarter of all of Burma’s soybean is grown, harvests have declined in quality and volume, putting pressure on livelihoods.
The NLD’s ongoing narcotics crackdown has caught many drug addicts, but health experts say they should be treated as patients, not punished.
CNF Vice President Salai Lian Hmung Sakhong, a key player in preparations for the upcoming 21st Century Panglong Conference, discusses challenges facing the peace process.