MILS Signs an MoU with Feed The Future Burma Agriculture and Food Systems Development Activity
Yangon, December 23, 2020:
Myanmar Innovative Life Sciences (MILS) announced today that it will be initiating a project named “The Feed the Future Burma Agriculture and Food Systems Development Activity and Myanmar Innovative Life Sciences (MILS) Partnership" with the generous support of the American people.
The project will focus on Food System Quality Infrastructure (FSQI) and is the very first collaborative action between a private sector company and an international development agency aimed to technologically intervene the agri-food value chains for improvement of food safety and quality of Myanmar agriculture and food systems in order to strengthen the market linkages.
Together, the partners will invest nearly US$ 600,000 in the project within the next 3 years to achieve the project objectives. Additionally, Feed the Future Burma Agriculture and Food Systems Development Activity provides technical assistance for ISO17025 accreditation process for their central laboratory. The Partnership will Increased testing capabilities and capacity of the central food testing laboratory in Yangon, accredit the central laboratory with ISO/IEC 17025 certification, and extend its technical services in Mandalay, Shan, Magway and Sagaing Divisions to serve closer to food processors and farmers in these regions.
MILS AT INVEST MYANMAR SUMMIT 2019
MILS was one of the exhibitors from the Private Sector at the inaugural Invest Myanmar Summit 2019. Organized by UMFCCI, Myanmar Investment Commission and DICA, the Summit was a collaboration between the Union Government of Myanmar and the business community to create a platform for businesses to meet. The two-day event is designed to provide international and local investors the opportunity to discover the investment potential of Myanmar. It is a platform where Regional Government officials will also showcase business potential in their own States.
MILS ON MYANMAR NATIONAL TV
Being the very first bottom-up veterinary manufacturer in Myanmar, MILS has attracted the attention of stakeholders in livestock industry and featured in ALFC Channel (Agricultural, Livestock and Forestry Channel) for several times since 2012. After the first product launch seminar in Yangon in 2013, Myanmar Radio and Television (MRTV), Myanmar National TV, came down to MILS production plant in Hlaing Thar Yar Industrial District to witness the official visit of Deputy Minister of Ministry of Livestock, Fisheries and Rural Development as well as to interview the officials of MILS.