SEED FAIR 2019 (MONYWA) AND SEMINAR ON SEED PRODUCTION
In collaboration with Sagaing Region, DOA, ISSD Component 3 (WHH) organized regional level seed fair and seminar on seed production in Monywa, Sagaing region. The main objectives of seed fair are 1) to launch the products (seeds) of seed producers associations/ cooperative who are working together with ISSD Myanmar program 2) to create a strong network of seed market in the Sagaing Region 3) to create a chance to meet with seed producers and seed users directly during the seed fair event 4) to improve local seed business in the Country and enhance the seed sector development in Myanmar.
In this event, on behalf of Sagaing Region Government, U Kan Zar Hmone; Minister for Agriculture, Dr. Moe Kyaw Thu; Minister for Immigration and Manpower, Daw Amar Kyi; representative of Sagaing Region Parliament, Mr. Nils Den Tex; representative of WHH CO, U Win Hlaing Oo; Director of Sagaing Region DOA, other officials and farmers were attended in the event. We invited two speakers for afternoon session, one from private sector and another one is in service of DOA. They were presented post-harvest technology and seed quality assurance system.
Key partners of WHH are invited to participate and show its products in the event. Those are Sagaing Region DOA, Shwe Zin Yaw SPC (Monywa), Shwe Innma SPC (Chaung U), Shwe Thukha SPC (Chaung U), Zabu Tun SPC (Myin Mu), Shwe Yaung Win SPC (Madaya), Myanandar SPC (Pathein Gyi), Khit Thit Taung Thu SPC (Kyauk Se), Thiri Thukha Shwe Nan Taw Company (Mandalay), Green Growth Generation Company (Mandalay), Greenish Sagaing Region Company (Monywa), TBL Limited (NPT) and Pioneer Agro Business Company (Yangon).
The total number of 435 attendants participated in the event. The local authorities encourage to this function of seed sector development in Sagaing region and finding a solution and financial resource to solve the period of seed storage time. One of the major difficulties for seed producer farmers is the lack of capital during seed storage due to inadequate funds for next season and the event is successfully completely.