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Paper: Reducing poverty in Myanmar – the way forward

U Myint, MDRI-CESD Chief of the Board of Directors, looks at ways of defining and measuring poverty, and issues to consider when looking at alleviating poverty. He also introduces the proposal to establish MDRI-CESD and the value of such an organisation in the reform processes. The paper was  presented at a workshop on rural development and poverty alleviation in Myanmar, held in Nay Pyi Taw in May 2011. It is sourced from Mizzima News (24 May 2011).