Chin human rights activist Cheery Zahau speaks to DVB about what is needed to empower women in the workforce.
A new microfinance programme backed by the US government’s foreign aid agency USAID aims to promote the growth of medium-sized businesses in Burma.
Thai leasing company GL is acquiring a 71.9 percent stake in BG Microfinance Myanmar, with plans to expand its lending portfolio from US$1 million to $40 million in 2017.
The loan, to be distributed through the Mya Sein Yaung micro-finance scheme, will be used to support businesses and livelihoods in 401 villages.
The World Bank is revealing how little it knows—or is willing to admit—about Burma’s agricultural sector, writes Rachel Wagley of US Campaign for Burma.
A Chinese NGO is set to implement micro-finance programs across Burma in a bid to tackle rural poverty.