Building up since the response to Cyclon Nargis in 2008, the politics of aid to Myanmar was reaching a peak of tension. A...


The success of SEZs in practice relies on their embeddeness with the surrounding economy. While Thilawa SEZ has made som...

Regardless of the current COVID-19 pandemic, Myanmar appears to be going ahead with general elections in December this ye...

Multi stakeholder land platforms can open new spaces for less influential actors, but they are not a “technical fix” that...

In late 2018, I find myself staring down at a poppy field in the mountains of Kayah State.

I am here with my Burmese colle...

I am the editor of a new special issue on Development Challenges in Myanmar that was recently published in the academic j...

Despite recent reforms, governance in Myanmar’s jade sector reform is still vague and opaque

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Can participatory and inclusive processes also be constraining and controlling?


The planning of New Yangon City reveals h...

PK Forum speaks with Samlut Gun Mai, a Myanmar student studying a Masters in Australia at University of Melbourne. Why st...

During a recent trip to Myanmar, I was repeatedly asked about electoral systems. With the upcoming election, the idea of...

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