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Burmese think tanks etc. dealing with the Burmese/Myanmar economy

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Description/subject: Important and substantial site - Many useful reports on Myanmar's economy, including governance, agriculture etc. ...Chief of the Board of Directors, U Myint... "The Centre for Economic and Social Development (CESD) is Myanmar’s leading think tank supporting evidence-based policy making.... CESD undertakes public policy research across the following areas: macroeconomic reform, labour and social policy, food security and rural development, and governance.... CESD is also the Coordinator of the Leading Authority overseeing the Myanmar Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (MEITI). Please visit the MEITI website, myanmareiti.org to learn more about the MEITI objectives, program of work and key deliverables.... CESD partners with the Comprehensive Development Education Centre (CDEC), an organisation providing education and training services for youth and people working in development. CDEC’s mission is to “provide capacity building and enrich the existing knowledge and skills of civil society organisations, staff at non-government organisations, and youth, in order to facilitate community empowerment and participation in community development and nation building.”... CESD also provides training and education services for institutions and organizations contributing to the on-going process of reform. Highlights of CESD’s training and education services are accessible via the Events link above and have included: training in leadership and public sector reform for Permanent Secretaries, a trade negotiation capacity building workshop for civil servants, public revenue model training for Internal Revenue Department staff, and value chain analysis training to support rural development.... Vision, mission, goal and objectives Vision: To contribute to Myanmar’s transformation towards a democratic, developed and dignified society.... Mission: To support key stakeholders who are committed to the transformation of Myanmar: to become a modern developed nation that meets the aspirations of its people for a better life; and to achieve greater integration with the international community where Myanmar’s cooperation and support can be counted upon in meeting the regional and global problems of the 21st century.... Strategic goal: To facilitate the process of sustained and participatory reforms in Myanmar so that the country achieves: Complete liberalization; and Comprehensive development during transition.... Objectives: to play a central role in supporting economic reform, poverty-reduction and good governance; to receive feedback on progress of reforms and to review and inform the on-going policy execution; to implement special programs and projects critical to the success of reforms, supplementing legitimacy deficits, weak organizations or poor capacities of public institutions; to provide training and education services for all key institutions and organizations that contribute to the process of reform; to offer innovative solutions to overcome binding constraints to the transition..."
Language: English, Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Format/size: html, pdf
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2016