The company’s strategic approach is to encourage future potential of industrial agriculture to support food security in Myanmar. RGP recognizes for the benefit of rural farming communities through conducting responsible industrial agricultural investments such as growing Rubber, Palm Oil, Softwood trees for paper making, Tapioca, and some energy crops.
RGP is passionate to importing appropriate high yielding seeds, quality fertilizer and value added products. RGP is exporting rice, pulses and timber. RGP is also marketing oil palm seedlings and extracting crude oil and rubber.
Rice cultivation: Rice is the most important agricultural commodity and main staple food in Myanmar. In the Ayeyarwady Delta and Yangon Regions, millions of people depend on rice production for a major part of their livelihood. The company is growing rice in these two regions to help increasing income for farmers and improving access to markets and linking to knowledge of best practices for rice production and postharvest management, and to high-quality seed.
Industrial crops plantation: Palm oil as edible oil is the second biggest important food item after rice in an average Myanmar household. Thus, in order to meet the demand of domestic consumption, the Company plan to plant palm oil 30,000 areas with the permission of MIC in Thanitharyi Division, Southern Part of Myanmar beside the ASIAN high way. We also do nursery plantation crude oil production, edible oil refining, import and export of any trading activities for oil palm production and Machinery.
Rubber plantation: Myanmar is the largest target for the rubber industry. RGP is applying best management practices for rubber plantation to increase the yields to create sustainable rubber industry. This effort will also effect to Myanmar people to improve wellbeing in relevant communities. At present, RGP has planted 1,000 acres of rubber in Bago Region.
The fisheries sector in Myanmar is vital for national food security to increase export earnings and improve income generation and livelihoods of fishing communities. Fish products are most important sources of animal protein. Rice and fish are the two largest food sources consumed in Myanmar, and to date have been largely produced separately. Enormous potential exists for paddy-based aquaculture to improve nutrition and incomes of farming families. To meet the increasing demands of productivity and export earnings, RGP is advancing integrated rice-fish farming in Thone Khwa Township, Yangon Region. Fish species raised by RGP include Hilsa, Barramindi and Rohu (Nga Myint Chin) for domestic market consumption and to export to China , India, Bangladesh and EU .