Second National Seed Sector Platform Meeting

The second National Seed Sector Platform Meeting was held at the Thingha Hotel, in Naypyitaw on the 9th of November, 2017 with the support of the World Bank-Inputs Reform Project. The 55 participants who attended the meeting came from the public sector, the private sector and development partners.

The preliminary findings and proposals of the Myanmar Seed Regulatory Review were presented by U Tin Htut Oo, the CEO of Agribusiness and Rural Development Consultants (ARDC). The proposals were intensively discussed during the meeting’s breakout session. Six major proposals and six minor proposals were developed from that session to be submitted to the Technical Seed Committee and National Seed Committee. To this should be added the preliminary findings and proposals of Myanmar Seed Regulatory Review, projects on seed sector development, pest risk analysis, plant variety protection and introduction on seed sector platform secretariat were presented