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Myanmar to expand coffee plantation nationwide

The state-run media, the Global New Light of Myanmar, reported on Wednesday.

• April 3, 2024

Myanmar’s Department of Agriculture plans to expand coffee plantation to 300,000 acres nationwide within the next five years, starting in the 2023-2024 financial year.

The state-run media, the Global New Light of Myanmar, reported on Wednesday.

The report said Arabica coffee will be planted on 200,000 acres across four zones and Robusta coffee on 100,000 acres across three zones.

It cited U Myint Swe, director of the Coffee and Seasonal Crops Division of the Department of Agriculture.

It added that the Department of Agriculture under the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation is helping farmers by sharing knowledge and providing coffee seedlings and tools. 

(Xinhua/NAN)

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