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Myanmar (Burma)

Summary

Myanmar’s aim is to harness its potential to help create a better governed, more peaceful and prosperous Myanmar that uses its increased wealth to improve education and health services, and reduce poverty. The remarkable process of change has given the UK a great opportunity to transform the lives of vulnerable people in Myanmar.

Top priorities

  • promoting good governance, including improved transparency and the rule of law
  • promoting inclusive growth and responsible investment
  • strengthening parliament and elected bodies at sub-national levels
  • helping the process of peace building and ethnic reconciliation
  • supporting productive and sustainable livelihoods and improved access to better health and education services

Further resources

Myanmar Operational Plan
Myanmar page on GOV.UK website

Note: Many country summaries were written prior to the creation of the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, and are being incrementally refreshed.
Disclaimer: Country borders do not necessarily reflect the UK Government's official position.

Top projects in Myanmar (Burma)

People with access to financial services as a result of DFID support.

818K

2015 - 2020 Source Information
People with access to financial services as a result of DFID support.

212K

2015 - 2020 Source Information
Children supported to gain a decent education.

51K

2015 - 2020 Source Information
Women and girls using modern methods of family planning through DFID support.

92K

2015 - 2020 Source Information
People reached with humanitarian assistance (food aid, cash and voucher transfers) through DFID support.

162K

2015 - 2020 Source Information
Children under 5, women (of childbearing age) and adolescent girls reached by DFID through nutrition-related interventions.

561K

2015 - 2020 Source Information
People with sustainable access to clean water and/or sanitation through DFID support.

619K

2015 - 2020 Source Information

Sectors and budgets in Myanmar (Burma)

Help with Sector and Budget Figures
Please note that although budgets are generally split by year, some departments publish budgets that span multiple years. These are represented in the first year of their allocation. Cross-government allocations such as Prosperity Fund and Conflict, Stability and Security Fund are known to duplicate budgets published by other departments, as well as using multi-year budgets.

Sectors

Sectors groups as a percentage of country budgets according to the Development Assistance Committee's classifications.

Budget

Programme budget total by year approved at the Programme level to date.

Current finacial year - 2023/2024 £8.87M

Download IATI Activity Data for Myanmar (Burma)


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Partner(s) Active Programmes