Myanmar: Will Asia’s breadbasket rise again?

Myanmar: Will Asia’s breadbasket rise again? – FT, January 25, 2013
…While the area planted with rice has almost doubled and production almost tripled in the decade up to 2010, the addition of irrigation and other inputs could boost yield to at least five tonnes per hectare, from about four tones now, it says, citing analysis done by the Food and Agriculture Organisation, an agency of the UN. That would place Myanmar just behind Vietnam’s yield of 5.3 tonnes per hectare…

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