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COVID-19 reversed progress in Myanmar’s poverty reduction. How best to support a resilient recovery?

Myanmar Economic Monitor June 2020

Economic growth in a baseline scenario is projected to drop from 6.8 percent in FY18/19 to just 0.5 percent in FY2019/20.



Mariam Sherman

Country Director for Myanmar, Cambodia and Lao PDR

Gevorg Sargsyan

Head of Office, Myanmar and Manager of Operations of Myanmar, Cambodia and Lao PDR

Hans Anand Beck

Lead Economist

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World Bank and Myanmar's Rakhine State

The World Bank is committed to supporting both Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh and programs in Rakhine that will help all communities.

Myanmar Strategic Partnership

The partnership supports Myanmar with its long-term development objectives including education, private sector development and finance.

Turning on the Lights

Rural communities are receiving on-grid and off-grid electricity services as part of a National Electrification Plan.

Empowering Communities for Local Development

The Myanmar National Community Development Project (NCDDP) has put people at the center of decision-making.

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