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1. Press Release Archive


DFID and WWF Announce $2.4 million investment in Myanmar to support sustainable rubber production globally

November 27, 2018

The DaNa Facility, Dawei Golden Land Co (DGL) and the WWF, today announced a joint investment of over $2.4 million in an innovative project aimed at catalysing change in global rubber production.

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Inclusive Business Offers a Triple Win for Myanmar

November 14, 2018

The DaNa Facility published a report on Inclusive Business in Myanmar. It offers an opportunity for businesses, investors, NGOs and the government to examine the transformational potential of Inclusive Business.

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$1.9 Million Investment to Transform Lending to MSMEs Unveiled

November 13, 2018

UK-funded DaNa Facility, Thura Swiss and Seedstars launched an investment of US$1.9m to transform lending to Myanmar's micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs).

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2. Speech Archive


Speech at Dawei Golden Land BIW Project Launch

November 27, 2018

By investing in sustainable new models of inclusive business in areas like rubber production we believe we have the potential to help the transformation of the Myanmar economy, creating jobs and raising incomes.

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Speech at Thura Swiss/ Seedstars and Inclusive Business report launch

November 13, 2018

It’s exciting to launch two projects that DFID and the DaNa Facility have been working on. Firstly we are launching the Inclusive Business report and then the project established by Thura Swiss and Seedstars Myanmar.

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Speech for De Heus PIGS BIW project launch

October 18, 2018

DFID is looking to build a strong partnership with Kayah State – with the government as well as development partners, including civil society, to support the sustainable development of the State.

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3. DaNa Facility in the news



Media


December 3, 2018

‘Creating triple wins’: inclusive business in Myanmar

Inclusive business is a new and relevant concept for Myanmar. Inclusive businesses are commercially viable investments that provide scaled-up, innovative, and systemic solutions for problems experienced by the poor.

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December 3, 2018

UK aid, WWF to help Myanmar develop ‘green’ rubber

DFID, WWF and Dawei Golden Land Co (DGL) have made a joint investment of over US$2.4 million to catalyse change in Myanmar’s rubber production, emphasising “green” (environmentally friendly) rubber.

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November 26, 2018

Tap into inclusive business to reduce poverty: DFID report

On the heels of the release of a UK-backed report on inclusive businesses, a senior government official says that such businesses are “triple wins” for the poor, the business sector and for the government.

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November 19, 2018

DFID’s lending scheme targets small businesses in Myanmar

The UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) will invest around US$2 million to help Myanmar develop a platform to finance small businesses, reducing the inequalities between SMEs and larger players.

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November 19, 2018

Big investment boost for pig farming in Kayah

De Heus and the UK government announced an investment of US$3.2 million to develop Myanmar’s pig farming industry, including establishing the country’s first ever pig stud farm.

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October 29, 2018

UK aid agency invests $1.1m to build Myanmar’s micro-insurance

DFID and a Swiss insurance technology firm are set to invest US$1.1 million in Myanmar’s micro-insurance market. The aim is to reach 600,000 people in a bid to expand and develop the insurance & risk-transfer market.

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