Above 1 mln tonnes of fertilizers, over 38,000 tonnes of pesticides required for monsoon growing season

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One of the fertilizers farmers are using for high pre-acre yields.

Myanmar Fertilizer, Seed and Pesticide Entrepreneurs Association have proposed the initial approval of around 1.2 million tonnes of fertilizer and 38,850 tonnes of pesticide this rainy season, according to the Urea Fertilizer Distribution and Sale Steering Committee.
A total of 2.87 million tonnes of various fertilizers and 34,489 tonnes of pesticides will be required for a 22.48 million acreage of cultivation during the 2023-2024 financial year, according to the proposal to the Department of Agriculture.
The Union minister of the Ministry of Cooperatives and Rural Development, who is also the chairman of the Urea Fertilizer Distribution and Sale Steering Committee, approved the importation of 11.22 million tonnes of urea fertilizer and 11.11 million tonnes of compound fertilizer as of end-April 2023. — TWA/KZW

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