As Myanmar attracts investment and improves its economic prospects, green growth has moved steadily up the policy agenda. The heightened importance of green growth is visible in high-level political statements as well as policy and institutional reforms that could translate those words into action (i.e. Environmental Conservation Law 2012). Yet...
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Current status of environmental policies in Myanmar
Presented at 1st Meeting of Low-carbon Myanmar Working Group, 31 July 2013. This is a part of a commissioned work funded by the Ministry of the Environment, Japan.
Non Peer-reviewed Article
In 日中環境産業 (Japan-China Environmental Industry)
Myanmar's move towards Green Economy and Green Growth is a part of its strategy to ensure the legitimacy of the current regime. The move is a welcome one. The key challenges will be to ensure transparent and effective natural resource governance, as well as avoid conventional air and water pollution from its industrial growth.