Corruption Key Threat To Agricultural Reform

February 2010
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Feb2010, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p1
Country Report
The article reports on the structure of the agricultural sector in Myanmar. It emphasizes the potential for the country to become a significant exporter of rice over the long term. It indicates that the country's high level of corruption is likely to impair the capital investment needed to boost agricultural output. Also mentioned is the goal of the country to promote increased co-operation in agricultural and forestry development within the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN).


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