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ADB operations in Myanmar address the strategic areas of infrastructure connectivity, human capital and skills development, and structural and institutional reform to improve the inclusiveness of the country's economic growth.

In the Spotlight


Strengthening HIV/AIDS Prevention in Myanmar

Supported by a grant from the Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction, the Ministry of Health and Sports of Myanmar implemented the Greater Mekong Subregion’s Capacity Building for HIV/AIDS Prevention Project.


ASEAN Catalytic Green Finance Facility

The ASEAN Catalytic Green Finance Facility (ACGF) is an innovative financing facility designed to scale up green infrastructure projects in Southeast Asia.


ADB Builds Resilience for Chin State Livelihoods in Myanmar

ADB supports disaster risk management in Myanmar.

Blog Entry

Asia needs to get cooking when it comes to solar energy

Solar power is helping Asia get electricity to people, particularly in rural and remote areas, but it has fallen behind in its use as a clean energy cooking source.

Economic Forecast

GDP growth for Myanmar will likely slow significantly to 4.2% in FY2020 under the COVID-19 pandemic but, if the virus is confined quickly, recover to 6.8% in FY2021. Lower growth in FY2020 reflects how severely the COVID-19 pandemic will hit global, regional, and local economies.

Poverty in Myanmar

Development indicators for Myanmar, including a selection of economic, environmental, and social indicators used globally to track progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals.

Results of ADB-Supported Operations, 2010-2018

Results achieved are aggregate amounts of outputs and outcomes from operations reported in project completion reports and extended annual review reports circulated for the year.

Projects Cofinanced, 2014-2018

Cofinancing operations enable ADB’s financing partners, governments or their agencies, multilateral financing institutions, and commercial organizations to participate in financing ADB projects. Additional funds are provided in the form of official loans and grants, technical assistance, other concessional financing, and commercial cofinancing such as B loans, risk transfer arrangements, parallel loans and equity, guarantee cofinancing, and cofinancing for transactions under ADB’s Trade Finance Program.

Project Performance, 2000-2018

ADB Projects in Myanmar

Project Results

  • Equity Investment in  Asia Environmental Partners II
    Project Result / Case Study
    Equity Investment in Asia Environmental Partners II

    Asia Environmental Partners II is a $300 million regional fund focused on growth opportunities in renewable energy, waste management and recycling services, water management, energy efficiency, pollution control, and low-carbon consumer products in the People’s Republic of China, India, and Southeast Asia.

  • Demonstrating Community-Led Approach to Sanitation in Yangon
    Project Result / Case Study
    Demonstrating Community-Led Approach to Sanitation in Yangon

    This pilot and demonstration activity (PDA) sought to demonstrate the feasibility of creating sustainable environmental improvements in the short term by working directly with communities on better local infrastructure and services using an approach that is financially and operationally sustainable. The activity focused on one of the slum areas in Dawbon Township in Yangon.


02 Dec 2019 | News from Country Offices

ADB Technical Assistance Grant Supported by EU to Boost Skills of Myanmar's Youth

ADB will administer a $26 million technical assistance grant from the European Union to support reforms that will improve the quality and relevance of  secondary education and TVET programs in Myanmar.

27 Nov 2019 | News from Country Offices

ADB to Improve Community Resilience, Livelihoods of Around 3,000 Villages in Myanmar

ADB has approved a $195 million financing package for a project that will develop climate-resilient and market-oriented infrastructure and livelihoods in 2,942 villages in Myanmar’s Ayeyarwady, Chin, Sagaing, and Tanintharyi...

12 Nov 2019 | News from Country Offices

ADB to Help Build All-Weather Rural Roads in Myanmar

ADB has approved a $51.2 million financing package to help upgrade about 152 kilometers (km) of rural roads with paved surface and climate-resilient features across150 villages in Ayeyarwady and Magway, two less-developed regions in Myanmar.

04 Nov 2019 | News from Country Offices

ADB, WEF to Support ASEAN Hub for Sustainable Development Investment Partnership

ADB and WEF today signed an agreement to accelerate the flow of public and private finance into sustainable infrastructure in Southeast Asia through an ASEAN hub for the Sustainable Development Investment Partnership.


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