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Discussion Paper
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...
Presentation

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

Burmese opportunities

In Magazine
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Non Peer-reviewed Article

ミャンマーにおける開発と環境保全の歴史と最近の動向

In 日中環境産業 (Japan-China Environmental Industry)
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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.
Conference Proceeding
Solid waste is a critical issue for cities in Asia and the Pacific. With changes in lifestyles, the problems faced by cities have compounded, including an increase in both solid and hazardous waste, issues pertaining to landfill management, and recycling, among others. There is often a contrast between cities with different economic levels and...
Conference Proceeding
The development of financial mechanisms for urban environmental improvement is an innovative direction that has been receiving increasing attention from local governments. Strategies are necessary to encourage public initiatives and promote private sector participation in financing urban environmental infrastructure. Towards this end, the second...