Rice inspection in Nay Pyi Taw
The APTERR Secretariat led by Mr. Chanpithya Shimphalee, General Manager, and Mr. Takaya Komine, Director of the Grain Trade and Operation Division and his team from the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF), Japan were welcomed by Dr. Ye Yin Tun, Director General of the Department of Agriculture (DOA) of Ministry Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation, Myanmar to the DOA’s warehouse located in Nay Pyi Taw on 30 October 2019.
The group inspected APTERR’s 300-MT rice contributed by Japan which has been stored in Myanmar since August 2016 to support the country in strengthening food security amid emergency situations. As the result, the rice has been kept in good condition and safe for human consumption.
After the inspection, the meeting between the DOA, MAFF and the APTERR Secretariat was held to discuss on the implementation on ongoing Tier 3 programme and future cooperation under APTERR activities.