Myanmar 4R Nutrient Stewardship Program

IPNI-2015-MMR-4

This program helps to introduce the concept of 4R based nutrient management into Myanmar. IPNI develops commodity specific 4R field handbooks, posters and other educational materials in Burmese for local partners in industry and government in Myanmar. IPNI also implements a commodity specific seminar series on 4R Nutrient Stewardship in Myanmar. Read more


Year of initiation:2015
Year of completion:2016

Interpretive Summary

Myanmar’s recent economic opening has provided new opportunities, including those for the fertilizer industry and their supply chain partners. In this project, we will conceptualize and implement a market development program for Myanmar, together with one of IPNI’s member companies. This project began in 2014 and will continue through 2018.

Myanmar’s recent economic opening has provided new opportunities for the fertilizer industry and their supply chain partners. In this project, between 2014 and 2017, we will conceptualize and implement a market development program for Myanmar. During the first two years, 2014 to 2015, the program will encompass the production of educational 4R Nutrient Stewardship materials, and conceptualize, prepare and deliver a 4R seminar series in Myanmar.

Myanmar’s recent economic opening has provided new opportunities also for the fertilizer industry and their supply chain partners. In this project we will conceptualize and implement a market development program for Myanmar, together with one of IPNI’s member companies. Implementation is between 2014 and 2017. During the first two years (i. e.

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2015

Project Description


Myanmar 4R Nutrient Stewardship Program

Project Leader

Thomas Oberthur, International Plant Nutrition Institute (IPNI)


Project Cooperators

IPNI Southeast Asia Program
Wilmar International
Canpotex International


IPNI Staff

T. Oberthür


Location

Asia \ South-Eastern Asia \ MMR


Topics

4r place, 4r rate, 4r source, 4r time, balanced nutrition, education, yield potential

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