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December 20, 2017
HIGHLIGHTS
- An estimated 230,000 people remain displaced in Kachin, Rakhine, and northern Shan due to conflict and inter-communal violence
- USAID/OFDA provides nearly $3 million in additional funding to support humanitarian operations in Burma
- USAID/FFP commits an additional $4.5 million to provide food assistance in Kachin, Rakhine, and northern Shan
December 20, 2017
HIGHLIGHTS
- An estimated 230,000 people remain displaced in Kachin, Rakhine, and northern Shan due to conflict and inter-communal violence
- USAID/OFDA provides nearly $3 million in additional funding to support humanitarian operations in Burma
- USAID/FFP commits an additional $4.5 million to provide food assistance in Kachin, Rakhine, and northern Shan
December 18, 2017

USAID aims to partner with the Government of Burma, in collaboration with other development partners, civil society, the private sector, and other key stakeholders, to sustainably reduce hunger and poverty through targeted investments in agriculture and nutrition.

December 14, 2017

Burma has embarked on what will be a long and challenging road of democratic and economic reforms. Political reforms that started in 2011 have set in motion critical transitions:  moving toward an inclusive, parliamentary democracy; negotiating ceasefires after decades-long civil wars; and shifting to a market-oriented economy. While the peaceful and historic 2015 parliamentary election was an important milestone in Burma’s long struggle for democracy, significant challenges remain. The United States remains committed to improving the welfare and well-being of the people of Burma. 

December 12, 2017

U.S. assistance helps local enterprises to expand, creates new economic opportunities for local communities, and improves the livelihoods of smallholder farmers.

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Last updated: December 19, 2017

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