Country Office Contacts
Yangon Office

No.57, Pyay Road,
6 1/2 Mile,
Hlaing Township,
Yangon, Myanmar
Tel: +95 1 654824
Washington DC

1818 H Street NW, Washington DC 20433
Tel: +1 202-473-4709
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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.
Abdoulaye Seck
Country Manager for Myanmar
Senior Social Development Specialist
Aid Effectiveness
The World Bank Group is in the process of holding a Systematic Country Diagnostic Consultation and preparing a Country Partnership Framework to guide its engagement in Myanmar over the next four years.
Sustainable Development
Participants provided valuable feedback and confirmed the need for improving the capacity to better manage the Ayeyarwady River.
Economic growth in 2012/13 was strong at 6.5%. It was driven mainly by strong performance in gas production, services, construction, foreign direct investment, and commodity exports.
Agriculture & Rural Development
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.
An estimated 8.2 million students from poor, rural areas will benefit from better-financed schools. More than 100,000 poor students will also receive financial support to attend classes.