NESAC NEWS

Burmese President Appoints New Religious Advisors

RANGOON — Burmese President Thein Sein has created a new religious affairs advisory group—comprising two officials, including a family tie and a former religious affairs minister—following reports that the current religious affairs minister has been detained and is being investigated for corruption.
Reference : www.irrawaddy.org

Thant Myint-U [ Grand Prize 2015 ]

NESAC, Council Member
Historian [ Chairman, Yangon Heritage Trust ]
Myanmar / History
Born January 31, 1966 (aged 49)

Dr. Thant Myint-U is an exceptionally outstanding historian in contemporary Asia, writing accessible history of his ancestral homeland, Myanmar (Burma).
Reference : www.fukuoka-prize.org

ISAAA အဖြဲ႕က ဇီ၀နည္းပညာသုံးသီးႏွံမ်ဳိးပြားစနစ္မ်ားကို ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံသို႔ မွ်ေ၀မည္

ႏုိင္ငံတကာတြင္ ျဖစ္ ထြန္းေအာင္ျမင္လ်က္ရွိေသာ စီး ပြားျဖစ္ဇီ၀နည္းပညာသုံးသီးႏွံမ်ဳိး ပြားနည္းစနစ္မ်ားကို ျမန္မာႏုိင္ ငံသုိ႔ နည္းပညာမွ်ေ၀ေပးသြားမည္ျဖစ္ေၾကာင္း စုိက္ပ်ဳိးေရးနည္း ပညာလက္ေတြ႕အသုံးခ်ေရးဆုိင္ ရာ ႏုိင္ငံတကာ၀န္ေဆာင္မႈအဖြဲ႕ (ISAAA) မွ သတင္းရရွိသည္။
Reference : 7daydaily.com

Myanmar economist says South East Asia needs agricultural vision

MANILA, Nov. 11 — The Southeast Asian region needs a “new agricultural vision” that will take into account the effects of climate change on food production and the effects of the farming sector on the environment.
Reference : searca.org

Food firms urged to engage small farmers

Businesses worry red tape will remain an obstacle despite reforms
Tin Htut Oo, chair of the National Economic and Social Advisory Council (Nesac) in Myanmar, said a key mode in promoting an inclusive value and supply chain is contract growing
Reference : Inquirer.net

Businesses worry red tape will remain an obstacle despite reforms

One solution discussed at the forum is to decentralise the government in favour of power-sharing between the ministries and other relevant government bodies, said U Tin Htut Oo, chair of the National Economic and Social Advisory Council (NESAC)
Reference : Myanmar Times

At U Thant’s Rangoon Home, an Exhibit to Inspirea

RANGOON — Nestled in a leafy neighborhood in Burma’s former capital, the house in which one of the country’s most famous sons once lived is not easy to spot.
Reference : Irrawaddy

Government meets activists at land conference

Twice during the question and answer sessions, the chair from the NESAC had to stress the need for order, but the event organisers said later they were not surprised by the level of passion on display.
Reference : Myanmar Times