Trade and Development Strategies

Year Strategy name Sector
2011 UNDAF Myanmar 2012-2015

The United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) identifies four strategic objectives, in... The United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) identifies four strategic objectives, in alignment with the Millennium Development Goals: 1) to encourage inclusive growth (both rural and urban), including agricultural development and enhancement of employment opportunities; 2) to increase equitable access to quality social services; 3) to reduce vulnerability to natural disasters and climate change; 4) to promote good governance and strengthen democratic institutions and human rights. In accordance to these objectives, it outlines the UN intervention in the country, also envisaging the elaboration of a National Poverty Reduction Strategy (NPRS).

2010 National Plan of Action for the Advancement of Women (Draft)

The National Plan for the Advancement of Women is aligned with the... The National Plan for the Advancement of Women is aligned with the priorities identified by the Fourth World Conference on Women held in Beijing in 1995, and it builds upon the principles elaborated in 1997 by the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW). The long-term vision of the plan entails the creation of an equitable, inclusive and sustainable society where all women can achieve their rights and aspirations while building a stronger society. The National Plan frames a strategy to work towards the achievement of the this vision, outlining key objectives, key indicators and desired outcomes for each of the 12 priority areas identified in the Beijing Platform for Action.

2009 National Sustainable Development Strategy for Myanmar

The National Sustainable Development Strategy for Myanmar envisages the establishment of wellbeing... The National Sustainable Development Strategy for Myanmar envisages the establishment of wellbeing and happiness for Burmese People and it pursues three overarching goals: ensure sustainable management of natural resources (environmental perspective); achieve integrated economic development (economic perspective); and ensure sustainable social development (social perspective). The strategy outlines 26 intervention areas, focusing on: forest management; conservation of biodiversity, marine, coastal and island ecosystems; development of ecotourism; management of energy production and agricultural, industrial and mining activities; enhancement of education and health; protection of women and vulnerable groups. The document includes an implementation, monitoring and evaluation framework. It proposes five strategic actions (each one complemented by a objective): 1) policy framework; 2) advocacy, awareness raising and education; 3) capacity-building; 4) adequate financing and technology; and 5) monitoring and evaluation.