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1. Press Release Archive


Fintech Challenge Myanmar 2020 to Drive Financial Inclusion

January 21, 2020

The DaNa Facility, in collaboration with UNCDF and the ADB Ventures, launched the Fintech Challenge Myanmar 2020 in a bid to drive innovation in financial services and promote greater financial inclusion in Myanmar.

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Inclusive businesses recognized at the Myanmar Entrepreneurship Summit

November 16, 2019

At the Myanmar Entrepreneurship Summit 2019, the top three winners that are creating social impact while contributing to the growth of Myanmar’s economy were announced.

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Catalysing Finance for Agricultural Value Chains

November 8, 2019

The UK-aid funded DaNa Facility and the Myanmar Economic Association (MEA) organised a workshop on “Agricultural Value Chain Finance: policy, practice and inclusion” in Yangon today.

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2. Speech Archive


Speech at Promoting Microinsurance Seminar in Myanmar

September 9, 2019

It is very important going forward that we develop microinsurance, as these products will benefit the majority of our people. We can use these new business models and digital approaches to serve low-income people.

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Opening Remark at Promoting Microinsurance in Myanmar

September 9, 2019

DFID is very keen to work with the Ministry Of Planning and Finance and Financial Regulatory Department to promote fintech approaches to microinsurance.

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Opening remark at Fintech Challenge Myanmar

May 22, 2019

UK aid is delighted to be able to promote the spirit of financial innovation through the Fintech Challenge Myanmar. We are pleased to support this through our partners at the DaNa Facility, UNCDF, ADB and Aus AID.

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3. DaNa Facility in the news



Media


November 18, 2019

Value chain finance could improve agricultural productivity: economists

Value-chain financing is an important aspect of agriculture, Myanmar’s most important industry, that requires more attention, a Yangon University of Economics academic association says.

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October 10, 2019

Inclusive Business Challenge launched to recognise enterprises with social impact

he UK-aided DaNa Facility and Myanmar Young Entrepreneurs Association (MYEA) launched the Inclusive Business Challenge last week to raise the awareness of “inclusive business” in Yangon.

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September 18, 2019

States and regions woo investors in Nay Pyi Taw forum

State and regional governments set up booths and sent senior representatives to engage with investors at the Myanmar Global Investment Forum 2019 in Nay Pyi Taw.

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September 10, 2019

Myanmar urged to develop microinsurance for the poor

Insurance services in Myanmar need to reach out beyond the existing clientele to support households with lower incomes to manage their insurable risks, participants at an industry workshop said.

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August 30, 2019

Workplace harassment remains a problem in Myanmar

Myanmar businesses could lose up to 14 percent of labour productivity due to workplace harassment and 40pc of workers said they have been victims, according to the latest study by the International Finance Corporation.

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July 5, 2019

UK invests US$1.7m in Myanmar mobile banking services

DaNa Facility and a microfinance institution will invest in a new mobile banking project which will extend digital financial inclusion to Myanmar’s unserved population in rural areas and disadvantaged groups.

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