On 21.5.2013, the leaders of MDRI received Government officials from the Republic of the Union of Myanmar at its Hanoi office.
The visitors include departmental directors from the Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation, leaders from Myanmar Farmer Associations, Myanmar Rice Federation and general managers from corporate companies. The meeting focused on sharing experience of Vietnam in four themes:
Agricultural policy reform over the past two decades
Legislative and organizational solution to produce value-added goods in agricultural production
Experience in building statistics database for analysis and policy formulation in agricultural sector of Vietnam and the applicable lesson for Myanmar
Other relevant experience in economic research and policy development and potential collaboration between MDRI and Myanmar
Our sharing of experience was highly appraised by our guests from Myanmar. The meeting opens multiple collaboration opportunities between MDRI and the Government of Myanmar in research and policy formulation.