27 September 2019

Myanmar Country Environmental Analysis : A Road towards Sustainability, Peace, and Prosperity -- Synthesis Report

Written by World Bank
Developed by The World Bank
27 September 2019
This report explores the issues and challenges faced and the legal and institutional context in Myanmar in terms of environmental development and meeting future goals such as poverty reduction, social inclusion and participation, and economic growth, the report tells a story of an urgent need for institutional support and reform, improvements in the enforcement against illegal extraction of resources, behavior change in all relevant stakeholders, institutional capacity building, increased funding, and improvements in data collection and analysis. If these recommendations are acted on, then Myanmar can reverse the negative trends and lead its environment on a path toward a more sustainable future.