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  • Myanmar Business Environment Index: COVID-19 Impact on Businesses

    Apart from direct health impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, the crisis and measures to combat it have hit the economy hard. In Myanmar, as part of the Myanmar Business Environment...

  • State of Knowledge: Women and Rivers in the Mekong Region

    This State of Knowledge: Women and Rivers in the Mekong Region highlights women’s contributions - both actual and potential - to better governance, social, and environmental out...

  • Burma’s New Labor Law: Built to Fail or Shifting Toward Democracy?

    Burma has long been known as a black hole for human rights. But the new leadership of the military junta hopes to shed its pariah image by loosening its oppressive policies. And...

  • Myanmar balances forestry exports with preservation

    The forestry sector has been vitally important to Myanmar. When the country was isolated by sanctions, the selling of logs and wood helped bring in desperately needed hard curre...

  • Global Forest Resources Assessment 2016: Country Report - Myanmar

    FAO, at the request of its member countries, regularly monitors the world´s forests and their management and uses through the Global Forest Resources Assessment (FRA). This coun...

  • South Asia: Earthquake and Tsunami - Dec 2004

    This is an archived webpage of a description of the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami.

  • Synergies Among Social Safeguards in FLEGT and REDD+ in Cameroon

    This paper presents (i) a comparison of the social safeguards of the FLEGT-VPA and REDD+ processes and an explanation of their commonalities and differences, and (ii) an explora...

  • Monitoring the Quantity of Water Flowing Through the Upper Mekong Basin Under Natural (Unimpeded) Conditions

    This study developed a reliable and simple model that predicts the natural flow of the Upper Mekong, then used this prediction to determine how the cascade of dams built on the ...

  • Blocking a Bloodline: Indigenous Communities along the Tanintharyi River Fear the Impacts of Large Scale Dams

    There are a total of 76 villages, 6,118 households and 32,008 people living directly along the Tanintharyi River, who depend on it as a vital source of food security, water, tra...

  • A Dangerous Unselfishness – Learning from Strike Actions

    We are living in an era of unprecedented wealth coupled with unprecedented inequality. Richest one percent of the global population owns the 82% of the wealth created in 2017.2 ...

  • The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2019: Safeguarding against economic slowdowns and downturns.

    This year’s report presents evidence that the absolute number of people who suffer from hunger continues to slowly increase. The report also highlights that food insecurity is m...

  • River, Knowledge, Threat: Local Knowledge Based Research in Tanintharyi River Basin

    The report shows the result of four years of collaborative work by indigenous Karen people from multiple forest-dependent communities in the Tanintharyi River basin. It is commu...

  • Impacts of Mainstream Hydropower Dams on Fisheries and Agriculture in Lower Mekong Basin

    This paper, however, discusses the fishery and agricultural sectors of the LMB and focuses on the downstream floodplains of Cambodia and Vietnam. The dam construction has caused...

  • Forest Change in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) An overview of negative and positive drivers

    Forests in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) have been undergoing change in the last 25 years due to various factors. Positive and negative changes occur at the same time. Ther...

  • The effects of hydropower dams on the hydrology of the Mekong Basin

    A research paper by Hecht, J. and Lacombe, G on The effects of hydropower dams on the hydrology of the Mekong Basin published in 2014 by CGIAR Research Program - WLE Greater Mek...

  • Evidence of water quality degradation in Lower Mekong Basin revealed by self organizing map

    A report analysis by Ratha Chea, Gaël Grenouillet, Sovan Lek on evidence of water quality degradation in Lower Mekong Basin revealed by self organizing map, published in the Low...

  • Gateway to International Timber Trade

    According to the FAO (2015) Myanmar has around 29.0 million hectares of forested land, which constitutes to 44.2% of the total land area. Around 28.1 million hectares are primar...

  • Social Protection Across Borders - Policy Brief October 2019

    As a network of migrant support organisations, grassroots movements, and research institutes from across the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS), the Mekong Migration Network (MMN) ...

  • Overview of the State of Indigenous Peoples in Asia

    The fact remains, however, that the individual and collective rights of peoples who self-identify as indigenous peoples are being violated on a daily basis.

  • An Analytical Study on Food Safety Issues in Different Stages of Vegetable Production from Farm to Table

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