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A review of local development funds

A recent review of local development funds looked at the way such funds operate in Myanmar, how they support local development, and the impact they have on fiscal decentralisation.  The review was undertaken by MDRI-CESD, together with The Asia Foundation and ActionAid Myanmar.


Poster: You can have your rice and eat fish too

Research by CESD and Michigan State University examined the use of land for rice and fish farming in Myanmar and Bangladesh. Key findings are summarised in this poster, presented at the International Conference on Global Food Security, held at Cornell University in October 2015.


State and region public finances report

CESD, together with The Asia Foundation and International Growth Centre, launched the latest research paper on sub-national governance on 6 October 2015. The paper, “State and Region Public Finances in Myanmar” is the eighth in the sub-national governance series of papers.