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Report: Assessment on DRR/environment (protection)/CSA of mung bean production in Myanmar

Pulses are important food crops that can play a major role in addressing global food security, nutrition and environmental challenges. In recognition of the contributions that pulses can make to human well-being and to the environment, 2016 was declared as the “International Year of Pulses” by United Nations General Assembly. Traditionally a variety of pulses were cultivated as a small scale production mainly for home consumption.
With the introduction of improved varieties of pulses and the “Open market economy” in
Myanmar in 1990s, the commercial production of pulses has been taken place. Due to the
high export demand and economic return, farmers in Yangon and Magway Regions have
been engaging with mung bean (Pae-di-sein, in local language) production for several


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