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  • Stronger forest and farm producers’ groups can help deepen Myanmar democracy

    The briefing is about the role of stronger forest and farm producers’ groups in promoting the democratization in Myanmar. This could be successfully implemented through two stag...

  • The State of Local Governance: Trends in Yangon

    This report sets out to map the state of affairs and the evolution over the past years with regards to governance reform in Yangon Region. It endeavours to provide background in...

  • The Human Cost of Energy Chevron's Continuing Role in Financing Oppression and Profiting from Human Rights Abuses in Military-Ruled Burma (Myanmar)

    This report documents Chevron’s ongo-ing role in financing the military regime in Burma (Myanmar) and profiting from human rights abuses on the Yadana nat-ural gas developme...

  • The role of civil society in promoting democracy, good governance, peace and national reconciliation in Myanmar

    This thesis is a qualitative study investigating and analyzing the role of civil society (CS) in promoting democracy, good governance, peace and national reconciliation in Myanm...

  • Final Report of the Advisory Commission on Rakhine State

    The final report of the Advisory Commission chaired by Kofi Annan puts forward recommendations to surmount the political, socio-economic and humanitarian challenges that current...

  • Myanmar economic monitor: October 2015

    The Myanmar Economic Monitor (MEM) aims to periodically take stock of economic development and highlight economic prospects and policy priorities in Myanmar. Myanmar grew at an ...

  • BTI 2016: Myanmar country report

    The Bertelsmann Stiftung’s Transformation Index (BTI) analyzes and evaluates the quality of democracy, a market economy and political management in 129 developing and transition...

  • An Analysis of Poverty in Myanmar: Trends between 2004/05 and 2015

    The Myanmar Poverty and Living Conditions Survey (MPLCS) was conducted in early 2015 on a nationally representative sample of households. The survey was undertaken through a c...

  • Beneficial Ownership: Tackling Hidden Company Ownership Through Myanmar's EITI Process

    This paper focuses on a new and ground-breaking provision of EITI: a requirement for the identities of the real owners – the ‘beneficial owners’ – of extractive industry compani...

  • Forest Law 2018

    Forest Law 2018 as amended, repeals the 1992 Forest Law.

  • Myanmar Annual Hospital Statistics Reports

    This report is intended to provide information regarding reporting status of the public and private hospitals, availability and utilization of hospital services, performance of ...

  • Fiscal Decentralization in Myanmar: Towards a Roadmap for Reform

    This discussion paper by Hamish Nixon and Cindy Joelene intends to inform the wider discussion about how best to proceed with fiscal decentralization in Myanmar. Its goal is to ...

  • Lords of Jade

    Myanmar’s jade business may be the biggest natural resource heist in modern history. The sums of money involved are almost incomprehensibly high and the levels of accountability...

  • Myanmar Oil & Gas Sector Wide Impact Assessment

    The Oil & Gas Sector-Wide Impact Assessment (SWIA), developed by the Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business (MCRB) in partnership with its co-founders, the Institute of Human R...

  • Jade: Myanmar's "Big State Secret"

    Drawing on over a year of investigations, this report shows for the first time how a multi-billion dollar trade in one of the planet’s most precious gemstones is tightly control...

  • Sharing the Wealth: A Roadmap for Distributing Myanmar’s Natural Resource Revenues

    This discussion paper outlines options available under the current legal structure to help the new leadership fulfill its commitment to decentralize natural resource revenues. I...

  • Myanmar Health Statistics 2010

    This publication attempts to provide, in a simple and user-friendly way, the most sought-after health and health related information to a wide-ranging array of audience, both in...

  • Gender (in)Equality in the Governance of Myanmar: Past, Present, and Potential Strategies for Change

    This research report discusses the importance of gender equality of participation in governance, past and currents levels of participation in Myanmar, and current actions being ...

  • Militias in Myanmar

    This report provides the historical background and evolution of militias over time, offers a typology of the different types of militias operating in the country, and reflects o...

  • Gender Equality and Women's Rights in Myanmar: A Situation Analysis Report

    This gender situation analysis spotlights women’s activities and shows the way for their maximum contribution in the socioeconomic development of Myanmar through newly installed...