ADB to Help Improve Irrigation, Agriculture Production in Myanmar

ADB has approved a $75 million loan to help strengthen Myanmar’s agriculture production and value chain development by improving and modernizing irrigation systems in three regions of the country’s central dry zone.

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Publish Date: 29th November 2016

Last Updated: 29th November 2016

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ADB blog: Myanmar must face environmental catch up challenges to stimulate growth

26th July 2013
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My visits to Myanmar including the last one in December amazed me at the pace with which world’s view of Myanmar had changed. Equally impressive was the impatience with which Myanmar seemed to be ready to reengage with the regional and global economy and get on with the business of economic development. The external investor interests were palpable particularly in the exponential increase in hotel rates in Yangon. Like many observers, I believe Myanmar could achieve 7-8% annual growth in the coming years and be a middle income country in a few decades.

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GMS Environment Media Roundup–June 2014

7th July 2014
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Greater Mekong Subregion

Toward Green Growth in ASEAN

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries have exhibited high growth rates over the past decades, weathering even the worst of the global financial crisis. This impressive growth and accompanying rise in household income has brought great benefits to the ASEAN population of nearly 600 million, including declining poverty and strengthened social safety nets in many countries.

Source: Asia Foundation

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