One of the initial key products of MDRI-CESD was the strategy document, Framework for Economic and Social Reforms (FESR), January 2013. The document guides domestic reforms as well as international economic cooperation with development partners.
A collection of papers published by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung examines the polity, people and processes that will lead to Myanmar’s successful transition to democracy. MDRI-CESD’s role in the transition is noted in two of the papers, namely: “Local perceptions of returning exiles and their roles in shaping Myanmar’s future” by Kerstin Duell, and “Current efforts of environmental decentralization in Myanmar” by Aung Soe Naing. (more…)