Rice farmers in Arakan State face challenging market

Khaing Roe La 25 Dec 2019

A key problem, according to a farmer from Oat Phoe Kan village in Mrauk-U Township, is that farmers find themselves unable to repay agricultural bank loans if there are not enough buyers for their crop.

Challenges of Myanmar-Bangladesh border trade

Kyun Thar Nga Mann 28 Nov 2019

People were permitted to cross Maungdaw border gate, which connects Myanmar and Bangladesh, with one day or seven day visas before. However, border crossing has been banned between two countries after ARSA’s attacks occurred in 2017.

Businesses slump at Maungdaw market

17 Nov 2019

U Marmat Naw Sane, who runs a clothing shop at Maungdaw market, said that sales began to decline after the terrorist attack in Maungdaw Township in 2017, and it has never returned to normal. 

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