The outlook for agricultural production and food consumption in Cambodia, Laos andMyanmar is bright, amid rising foreign investors' interest, more supportive government policies and thelarge potential to increase productivity. The three countries will remain broadly self-sufficient foragricultural products, but the region has a long way to go before it will be able to generate surplusesacross a varied number of commodities. Myanmar is the most promising spot. Meanwhile, agriculture inLaos will remain based on subsistence farming and continue to lag neighbours including Myanmar,Cambodia as well as regional agricultural powerhouses Thailand and Vietnam. We see some pockets ofopportunities, in terms of rice exports from Cambodia and Myanmar and of burgeoning local sectors (feedand sugar in Cambodia, coffee in Laos, dairy, sugar in Myanmar), which may become success storiesshould proper investment be channelled towards them.