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.
Economywide and Distributional Impacts of Water Resources Development in the Coast Region of Kenya : Implications for Water Policy and Operations
This report analyses the economywide and distributional impacts of the multipurpose Mwache dam investment in the coast region of Kenya. Considered in the report are impacts on economic growth, poverty reduction, food availability and nutrition.