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The Reddit For Myanmar Farmers
Internet connectivity has swept Myanmar at an impressive speed, but incidents of abuse on social media are a reminder that being connected to others is not the same thing as being supported by them. A farmer armed with a SIM card has access to unlimited information to help their livelihoods, Greenovator is the new online platform that sorts through the infinite to offer the accurate.
No U-Turn Stays Punk
Like most of the world, ‘punk’ was a phase for many in Myanmar, according to Eaiddhi, the guitarist of the punk rock band No U-Turn. He recalls old friends who donned massive red mohawks with elaborate tongue piercings until the era ended and they started corporate jobs with nuclear families.
Bees Give Economic Hope To Rural Myanmar
As jobs and opportunity shift towards cities, the honey bee is becoming an economic engine for rural communities around the world. In Myanmar this is happening in southern Shan State. The project fittingly called Plan Bee was founded 3 years ago by TAG International Development with the mission of teaching modern bee farming practices to the most underserved in the new Myanmar economy.