Railway reforms in Myanmar pick up steam

Since traffic congestion in Yangon has worsened due to the rise in internal migration, Myanmar has plans to speed up its railway sector reforms from this year onwards, according to a government official. Ba Myint, senior general manager and project director at Myanma Railways, said state-owned trains carried more than 47 million passengers last year, […]

World Bank Report : A Country on the Move – Domestic Migration in Two Regions of Myanmar

Since 2012, Myanmar has seen the beginning of a structural transformation away from agriculture and toward a more urban, industrial, and service-based economy. These patterns have the potential to have a significant impact on the landless and land-poor workers who account for a large part of the rural workforce. This report, part of the Qualitative Social […]