The struggles for Tea Growers in Shan State

Most of Myanmar’s tea is grown in Shan State but demand for brides in China is drawing away many of the workers needed to cultivate the crop, farmers from the Palaung Tea Growers and Sellers Association, which is not officially recognised as yet, told a meeting at the Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry on February 6, 2015.

Myanmar Times article