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A report exploring whether the outpouring of foreign aid to Myanmar expected in the medium term will benefit the country. The report begins with a brief discussion of the dilemma of foreign aid to Myanmar: how it can be harmful despite the best intentions of the donors. The authors then present the policy implications of our findings, for the Government of Myanmar and for the donor community. The next two parts of the report describe the Government of Myanmar’s national planning process and the steps it is taking to manage foreign aid. The authors then assess donor performance against the principles of the Paris Declaration and the Busan Partnership. The last two parts describe donor activity in general terms and then individually for Myanmar’s major development partners.

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Field Value
Document type Reports, journal articles, and research papers (including theses and dissertations)
Language of document
  • English
  • Burmese
  • Aid and development
  • Bilateral development assistance
  • Development and assistance for human rights
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Myanmar
Copyright Unclear copyright
Version / Edition 1.0
License unspecified
Author (individual) Rieffel, Lex
Co-author (individual) Fox, James W
Publisher Nathan Associates Inc.
Publication date 2013
Pagination 110 p.
Date uploaded June 16, 2015, 07:10 (UTC)
Date modified July 28, 2015, 04:23 (UTC)