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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September 12, 2014 — The World Bank's first country manager in Myanmar after 25 years, Kanthan Shankar, completes his assignment. In this recording, he reflects on the pace of the rapidly changing country and its growing economy. Read More »
September 3, 2014 — The first World Bank project in Myanmar in 25 years was reviewed. Stakeholders are working together to improve its effectiveness on its second year, where 900,000 people will benefit.Read More »
February 24, 2014 — 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.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.
Ensuring that everyone who needs health services can access them without suffering from undue financial hardship is a priority. The Ministry of Health, with support from the World Bank, organized public consultations to discuss community participation, the project design, and implementation.
Myanmar has the potential to more than double its rice exports by diversifying and increasing rice production, opening its rice milling sector to direct foreign investments, and reducing export procedure costs.