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Governance for Resilience and Sustainability Project (GRSP)

The Governance for Resilience and Sustainability Project (GRSP) will assist Myanmar to implement recent policy reforms related to environmental governance, climate change and disaster risk reduction…  


UN Collaborative Programme on reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation –The Myanmar UN-REDD National Programme

With support from the Government of Norway, the UN-REDD Programme, in partnership with the Regional Community Forestry Training Centre (RECOFTC), assisted the GoM and other stakeholders to develop a…  


Strengthening the Inle Lake Management Authority to improve conservation and development

UNDP in partnership with Norway, will support the Inle Lake Management Authority (ILMA) efforts to address these adverse environmental, social and economic impacts by providing technical and financial…  


Building resilience in earthquake prone areas in Myanmar through better preparedness and response

The project builds resilience of vulnerable communities and the Government of Myanmar at the national and sub-national levels to withstand the impact of earthquakes through better preparedness. The…  

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– The share of the population in Myanmar living in poverty has halved from 48.2 percent in 2005 to…

The Government of Myanmar today announced its vision for the country’s environmental protection and…

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed a 5-year…

The newly-appointed UNDP Resident Representative for Myanmar, Mr. Peter Batchelor presented his…

The theme for International Women’s Day (8 March) this year, “Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for…

“Within one year, we plan to launch support services for survivors of sexual assault by focusing on…

The project is reducing the vulnerability of farmers in the Dry Zone to increasing drought and…

With support from UNDP and the Adaptation Fund, the Government of Myanmar is improving communities’…

U Pay Ta Ru has become the voice for conserving forests. In his ethnic Naga village, this is no…

The sound of cuckoos cooing is synonymous with summer. For many people, summer time memories are…

For the 47 families of Thicong village, going on two-night expeditions into the forest 12 km away to…

When temperatures soared in the already blazing heat of Myanmar’s Dry Zone, Kyaw Htaing was alarmed…

Exploring integrated approaches to tackling the complex interrelationships that underscore Myanmar's…

The more individuals are inspired, the more likely individuals are, to set and successfully achieve…

Plastic pollution is everywhere you look and growing far too quickly. The international crisis has…

Myanmar continues on its path to join the group of middle income countries. Economic growth rates…

Think about climate change and greenhouse gas emissions, usually from the energy and transport…

Myanmar is at a crossroads. With a democratically elected government, growing levels of foreign…

The Myanmar Living Conditions Survey (MLCS) is a comprehensive assessment of the well-being of…

The new National Environmental Policy provides long-term, strategic guidance for achieving a…

This draft Environment and Social Management Framework (ESMF) covers the “Rural Renewable Energy…

The UNDP Myanmar Annual Report 2017 and 2013-2017 Results Report provide details of the impact and…

Research conducted for this report shows that the iWomen Project has a unique approach to wellbeing.…

The 2017 Myanmar Living Conditions Survey (MLCS) is a large scale multi-topic living conditions…

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