Over 3 million acres of monsoon paddy in MraukU

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MraukU district officials inspect paddy field planted in MraukU district. Photo: District (IPRD)

As of 19 August a total of 326,918 acres of monsoon paddy has been planted in MraukU district said a MraukU district official.
U Aye Tun, a MraukU district officer, said “Over 11 million acres of monsoon paddy is planned in Rakhine State of which 3 million acres is in MraukU.”
In the 2017-2018 monsoon seasons, paddy is planted in MraukU, Kyauktaw, Minbya and Myebon townships, Rakhine State while 11 other monsoon crops were also cultivated in MraukU on 6,671 acres. Cultivation loans were granted in order for MraukU district to fulfill the targeted monsoon paddy planting it is learnt.

 

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