Safeguarding Myanmar's Environment

This brief provides an overview of Myanmar’s emerging EIA system and how the GMS Core Environment Program and other ADB technical assistance is contributing.

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Publish Date: 13th December 2017

Last Updated: 15th December 2017

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Environmental Impact Assessment Procedures Workshop

26th July 2013
Event

In continuation of the Core Environment Program’s support to strengthening Myanmar’s environmental safeguards system, a Stakeholder Consultation Workshop on Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Procedures was held in Yangon on 26 July 2013.

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Myanmar Environmental Safeguards Knowledge Sharing Workshop

29 to 30 November 2012
Event

Background

If current reforms in Myanmar continue, ADB estimates the country’s economy could expand by 7-8% per year. While this will greatly assist poverty reduction efforts, a major challenge for the country will be balancing economic growth with environmental sustainability – particularly as growth will be largely supported by the country’s rich endowment of natural resources.

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