These Village Councils replaced the SACs and they took care of not only administrative matters, but also of economic, social, and judicial affairs. ... at the village level co-operated and were involved in the implementation of the economic plan, especially in the agricultual sector. ... to the aquot;pindaungaquot; system, by which lenders extended credit to the farmers in cash for which farmers had to pay back in crops.
|Title||:||Myanmar Dilemmas and Options|
|Author||:||Mya Than, Loong-Hoe Tan|
|Publisher||:||Institute of Southeast Asian Studies - 1990|