Ravaged by floods in 2018 and 2019, communities in the Mon State show what lessons could be learned in getting people back on their feet
The UNDP and the Government of Myanmar completed its annual Programme Board meeting and review of the programmes implemented by UNDP during 2019 as part of the UNDP Country Programme 2018-2022.
Op-ed by U Ohn Win, Union Minister, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation, and Mr. Peter Batchelor, UNDP Myanmar Resident Representative
Ooredoo Myanmar and UNDP Myanmar will co-host the second edition of its collaboration - The Hackathon from 18-20 October in Yangon and Mandalay, in partnership with Impact Hub. This year, Myanmar’s youth, start-ups, and aspiring entrepreneurs are invited to compete and develop digital solutions under three themes: i) Rural Development; ii) Education; and iii) Climate Change.
UNDP was proud to have helped the UAGO conduct this assessment, and we hope that other Ministries take up the example provided by the Attorney General to allow for outside agencies and the people they serve to rate their performance against their own Strategic Plans in the future.
In 2018 UNDP Myanmar finalised it new Country Programme Document (CPD) 2018-2022 and began implementation. The CPD has two main outcomes – governance and sustainable peace, and sustainable and inclusive growth. Both outcomes are closely aligned with national priorities and the MSDP, which in turn is inspired by the 2030 Agenda and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
With financial support from the Adaptation Fund, UNDP, together with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation has implemented the project, Addressing Climate Change Risks on Water Resources and Food Security in the Dry Zone of Myanmar, to promot community-based natural resource management and climate action to reduce the vulnerability of local farmers in Dry Zone of Myanmar.

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