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1. Press Release Archive

Progress on financial inclusion in Myanmar presented to industry, experts and Government in Mandalay

August 23, 2018

The DaNa Facility is working with UNCDF to increase access to financial services across Myanmar through the financial inclusion roadmap.

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Myanmar’s Financial Sector Representatives Assemble to Address National Financial Inclusion Advancements and Strategy

August 20, 2018

Financial sector stakeholders representing Myanmar government, private sector, and development partners convened to discuss the findings of a nationwide financial sector diagnostic, Making Access Possible (MAP).

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New financial sector research finds strong growth in Myanmar financial inclusion

June 21, 2018

Myanmar has seen a significant increase in the numbers of adults with access to at least one formal financial services. A key driver fuelling this growth was strong expansion within microfinance and cooperative sectors.

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2. Speech Archive

Speech at the Kachin regional product show and export promotion workshop

March 10, 2018

Unlocking trade and investment cannot only be a national issue for national Government but must also be supported at a regional level.

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Speech at the International Women’s Day event

March 8, 2018

Greater gender equality is not only the right thing to do, but it is the smart thing too.

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Speech at the SME finance event

March 6, 2018

If we want to see truly transformational growth and prosperity across Myanmar then there is no better way of doing so than by supporting SME’s to grow and provide new economic opportunities for people across the country.

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3. DaNa Facility in the news


February 16, 2018

Funding to support people with disabilities and leprosy

The Leprosy Mission Myanmar (TLMM), a non-profit organisation, and the DaNa Facility have inked a 2.5-year matched grant agreement to improve the economic opportunities for around 1,000 people with disabilities

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November 28, 2017

Unlocking Sagaing’s export potential

Efforts are underway to elevate the export potential of Sagaing Region, northwest of Myanmar, as part of a national bid to boost trade and lower the country’s trade deficit with its neighbours.

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September 5, 2017

Mung bean producers to receive international help in cultivation, diversification

A technologically-driven market access project to grow and export high quality mung beans to Europe, Japan and Southeast Asia will be launched this month, said Peter J. Brimble, Team Leader from the UK-funded DaNa Facility, which supports inclusive economic growth in Myanmar.

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August 31, 2017

UK-funded competitive grant call seeking proposals from four sectors

A UK-FUNDED grant program has started accepting applications from project proposals which are related to agribusiness, financial inclusion, garments and textiles and community forestry until September 29.

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July 26, 2017

DFID continues to fund MCRB via DaNa Facility

The Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business (MCRB) and DaNa Facility have signed a two-year grant agreement, involving approximately US$1.2 million for 2017-18, to encourage responsible business activities across the country.

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July 18, 2017

Nationwide survey launched to draft business environment index

The Myanmar Business Environment Index will be mapped out based on a nationwide survey, which complements previous and current research, to improve the competitiveness of private sector in states and regions.

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