Thursday, September 9, 2010

Economy

Agriculture

The principal agricultural crop is paddy, though ground-nut, maize, cotton, soya bean, sugar-cane, wheat and butter bean are also grown. The mainstays of agricultural are the Ngwedaung Dam and Mobye Dam. Most of the kayan in Demosho township are farmers, growing paddy twice a year with irrigation from Ngwedaung dam while kayan from Phekon township are growing paddy by the irrigation from Mobye Dam.

Resources

The Forest Reserves of Kayan region produce such valuable woods as teak, pyinkado, ingyin, padauk, thitkado, thitya, pyinma, pine and yingat. These resources are at the western Padaung( west Kayan region).

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