The World Bank has fully reengaged with the Government to support reforms that will benefit all of the people of Myanmar, including the poor and vulnerable. Comparable country data for Myanmar can't be provided at this time...
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April 23, 2015 — The first full country strategy for Myanmar in 31 years will guide the World Bank Group’s engagement from 2015-2017 to usher in a new era of peace and prosperity through inclusive growth.Read More »
May 4, 2015 — Axel van Trotsenburg is on a four-day visit to launch the new Country Partnership Framework 2015-2017, visit a project site in Myeik, and meet political leaders, the private sector, and development partners in Yangon and Nay Pyi Taw. Read More »
April 23, 2015 — The World Bank approves $100 million credit to improve irrigation and farming practices in some of the country’s poorest areas. The project expects to raise 120,000 farm incomes and productivity. Read More »
Myanmar: Commitments by Fiscal Year (in millions of dollars)*
*Amounts include IBRD and IDA commitments
Comparable country data for Myanmar can't be provided at this time. The World Bank and other agencies are re-engaging with the Myanmar government and will support Myanmar in its effort to address the scarcity of reliable data for the country.
In Myanmar, people spend more than 60% of their income on food. A majority of those in rural areas live close to the poverty line and are at high risk of falling into poverty whenever rice prices fluctuate.