APFSOS II Country Paper - Myanmar
This report outlines the state of forests and forest management in Myanmar, drawing attention to the decline in natural forest resources, focusing on plantation establishment for sustainable resources. It highlights the need for a sound policy foundation for sustainable forest management to take hold.
Date: 1st January 2009
Updated: 26th April 2012
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27th September 2016
Asian Development Bank recently released the Asian Development Outlook Update 2016 - Fast Data.
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9th June 2014
The industrial sectors of Cambodia, Lao PDR, and Myanmar are rapidly growing and are helping drive economic development. For example, in Lao PDR, industry has doubled its proportion of national Gross Domestic Product during the past decade (12% to 25%). While the expansion of pulp industries including paper mills, cement factories, food processing and garment manufacturing, are providing new jobs and economic benefits, there are increasing concerns over industrial pollution, particularly on water and land quality.