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Local Development Funds in Myanmar An Initial Review

A growing number of Local Developments Funds (LDFs) are helping to drive “bottom-up” planning in Myanmar. This report provides an overview of international best practice in the administration of LDFs, a brief discussion of the history of LDFs in Myanmar, a review of major LDFs in Myanmar, and concludes with an analysis on how these funds impact fiscal decentralization and local development planning.

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Field Value
Document type Analysis, discussion papers, and blogs
Language of document
  • English
  • Development assistance for poverty reduction and food security
  • Micro-finance
  • Poverty reduction and food securities assistance NGOs
  • Provincial and local governments
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Myanmar
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Version / Edition 1.0
License Creative Commons Attribution

The Asia Foundation – Myanmar No. 17, Thu Khi Tar Street Pyi Thar Yar Residence Lane (1) 15 Ward, Bauk Htaw Yankin Township, Yangon, Myanmar Tel: + 95 (1) 8603 578 Email:

Co-author (individual) Bart Robertson, Cindy Joelene and Lauren Dunn
Publisher The Asia Foundation – Myanmar
Publication date 2015
Date uploaded October 19, 2016, 04:51 (UTC)
Date modified December 30, 2020, 05:26 (UTC)