Remarks as prepared for USAID Mission Director Aler Grubbs for the virtual soft launch of the Ministry of Commerce’s TradeNet 2.0 website

Remarks as prepared for USAID Mission Director Aler Grubbs for the virtual soft launch of the Ministry of Commerce’s TradeNet 2.0 website November 12, 2020 Congratulations on your election. It is an important step in Myanmar’s democratic journey, which will be charted by the people of Myanmar. The U.S. Government remains a decades-long friend and ...
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Remarks as prepared for Paul Pleva, Office Director, Economic Growth, USAID/Burma, for the Webinar on International Market Opportunities…

Remarks as prepared for Paul Pleva, Office Director, Economic Growth, USAID/Burma, for the Webinar on International Market Opportunities for Myanmar Agricultural Products 11 November 2020 The United States Agency for International Development strongly supports Myanmar’s on-going process of economic transformation.  We see enormous potential for this transformation to create greater prosperity in Myanmar and strengthen ...
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USAID Supports UAGO to Expand Improvements to Ten District Law Offices

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 21, 2020 USAID Supports UAGO to Expand Improvements to Ten District Law Offices   YANGON — Ms. Aler Grubbs, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director in Myanmar, joined Dr. Thida Oo, Permanent Secretary for the Union Attorney General’s Office to announce the expansion of the pilot Law Office program ...
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Remarks by Ms. Aler Grubbs, USAID Mission Director for Union Attorney General’s Office announcement of the expanded pilot Law Office Program

Remarks as prepared for Ms. Aler Grubbs, USAID Mission Director for Union Attorney General’s Office announcement of the expanded pilot Law Office Program Virtual event, October 21, 2020  10:00 am Today the U.S. Agency for International Development, USAID, joins with the Union Attorney General’s Office in announcing a major commitment to strengthening the rule of ...
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USAID Launches New TB Project in Partnership with Local Organization Pyi Gyi Khin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 15, 2020 USAID Launches New TB Project in Partnership with Local Organization Pyi Gyi Khin   Yangon – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director in Myanmar, Ms. Aler Grubbs, introduced the new USAID Local Action Toward TB-Free Myanmar project to Dr. Thandar Lwin, Deputy Director General for ...
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Remarks as prepared for Ms. Aler Grubbs, USAID Mission Director in Myanmar for the virtual launch of the Local Action Toward TB-Free Myanmar Activity

Remarks as prepared for Ms. Aler Grubbs, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director in Myanmar for the virtual launch of the Local Action Toward TB-Free Myanmar Activity Thursday, October 15, 2020 9:30 am Today the U.S. Agency for International Development, known as USAID, is launching a new project called Local Action Toward TB ...
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PRESS RELEASE: USAID Fish for Livelihoods Launches Shwe Ngar Mobile Phone App for Fish Farmers

Add a translation in ဗမာစာ FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE USAID Fish for Livelihoods Launches Shwe Ngar Mobile Phone App for Fish Farmers Yangon, October 13 –  The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director in Myanmar, Ms. Aler Grubbs, launched the newly developed Shwe Ngar (Golden Fish) mobile phone application (app) for fish farmers in a virtual event. U ...
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Fourteen USAID Lincoln Scholars Depart for United States for Master’s Degree Programs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 13, 2020 Fourteen USAID Lincoln Scholars Depart for United States for Master’s Degree Programs   Yangon – Fourteen young Myanmar professionals are departing for the United States this month on full scholarships to begin master’s degree studies at American universities. The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Acting Mission Director in ...
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Remarks as prepared for Pamela Fessenden for Lincoln Scholars Pre-departure Press Briefing

Remarks as prepared for Pamela Fessenden for Lincoln Scholars Pre-departure Press Briefing Thursday, August 13, 2020, 2:00 pm First, I want to congratulate the Lincoln Scholars once again and wish you the best of luck as you embark on your graduate studies in the United States. Each of you was selected from among hundreds of ...
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Millions of People in Myanmar Benefit from U.S. Assistance on COVID-19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 22, 2020 Millions of people in Myanmar benefit from U.S. assistance on COVID-19   YANGON — Millions of people in Myanmar have been able to mitigate or prevent the spread of COVID-19 through health and humanitarian assistance from the United States. This U.S. assistance to Myanmar during the COVID-19 pandemic reflects the long-term U.S. ...
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Factsheet:  U.S. Government Health and Humanitarian Assistance to Myanmar for COVID-19 Response

Factsheet:  U.S. Government Health and Humanitarian Assistance to Myanmar for COVID-19 Response Updated as of July 21, 2020 The U.S. Government is providing more than $18.5 million to support Myanmar’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This funding includes approximately $10.3 million for health and $8.2 million in disaster and humanitarian assistance, including to support vulnerable ...
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Remarks as Prepared for Teresa McGhie, USAID Mission Director in Myanmar – Virtual Press Briefing

Remarks as prepared for Teresa McGhie, USAID Mission Director in Myanmar Virtual press briefing July 22, 2020 The U.S. Agency for International Development, also known as USAID, is providing more than $14.3 million to the people of Myanmar during the COVID-19 pandemic. This is in addition to our $150 million annual budget for on-going programs ...
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The United States Provides $16.5 Million in Assistance to Myanmar to Respond to COVID-19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 10, 2020 The United States Provides $16.5 Million in Assistance to Myanmar to Respond to COVID-19   YANGON – The United States Government is providing an additional $3 million to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in Myanmar, bringing the total U.S. support for COVID-19 response in Myanmar to $16.5 million since ...
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U.S. Provides Additional Assistance to Myanmar to Respond to Novel Coronavirus COVID-19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 18, 2020 U.S. Provides Additional Assistance to Myanmar to Respond to Novel Coronavirus COVID-19   YANGON – The U.S. Government has committed $1.8 million to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in Myanmar from the Emergency Reserve Fund for Contagious Infectious Diseases at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).  USAID is ...
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U.S. Responds to MOHS Request for COVID-19 Assistance

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html For Immediate Release March 6, 2020 U.S. Responds to MOHS Request for COVID-19 Assistance   NAY PYI TAW — The United States continues its assistance to and partnership with Myanmar in preparation for any potential spread of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).  U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director Teresa McGhie handed over Personal ...
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Ambassador Congratulates 17 for Earning Lincoln Scholarships for Master’s Degrees in U.S.A.

Immediate Release February 16, 2020 Ambassador Congratulates 17 for Earning Lincoln Scholarships for Master’s Degrees in U.S.A.   Yangon – Seventeen young leaders from eight states and regions in Myanmar will begin their graduate studies later this year at U.S. universities, thanks to USAID’s Lincoln Scholarship Program, U.S. Ambassador Scot Marciel announced today. “The United States ...
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U.S. promotes inclusive agriculture-led growth in Kachin State

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 14, 2019 U.S. promotes inclusive agriculture-led growth in Kachin State   Myitkyina – U.S. Ambassador Scot Marciel met with more than 60 members of the Kachin State agriculture sector.  They discussed how the new U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Agriculture and Food-Systems Development activity can help overcome constraints that farmers ...
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PRESS RELEASE: U.S. Supports Regional Forum in Yangon to Promote Food and Nutrition Security in Asia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 30, 2019 U.S. Supports Regional Forum in Yangon to Promote Food and Nutrition Security in Asia   Yangon, Myanmar – Researchers, policymakers, and development partners from the U.S. and the region began a two-day conference in Yangon today.  The purpose of the conference is to share knowledge to more rapidly reduce ...
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U.S. Celebrates Private Sector Growth in Myanmar’s Agriculture Sector

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 8, 2019 U.S. Celebrates Private Sector Growth in Myanmar’s Agriculture Sector   Yangon – The United States and Myanmar partners celebrated achievements in Myanmar’s melon, sesame, coffee, ginger, and soybean sectors at the #MarketNext event today. Agriculture is vital to the livelihoods of the majority of people in Myanmar. U.S. Ambassador ...
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FACT SHEET: Key Findings from the USAID Food Security Policy Project (2014 – 2019)

FACT SHEET IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 26, 2019 Key Findings from the USAID Food Security Policy Project (2014 – 2019)   This has been a time of dramatic change in rural Myanmar. The following findings stand out: (1) Access to public infrastructure has expanded greatly since 2011. (2) Rural mobility is improving.  Travel times from villages ...
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PRESS RELEASE: U.S. Supports Rural Farming Communities in Myanmar

FOR IMMEDAIATE RELEASE September 26, 2019 U.S. Supports Rural Farming Communities in Myanmar   YANGON – How will Myanmar farmers and their families benefit from the dramatic changes taking place in Myanmar’s rural economy?  This was the central question at a day-long workshop that brought together American and Myanmar researchers and Government of Myanmar policy ...
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USAID Supports Insurance Industry Reforms

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 2, 2019 Yangon — A fully competitive insurance market can improve the lives of Myanmar’s people. At the family level, insurance makes it easier to handle unexpected and potentially catastrophic events. At the Union level, insurance companies can be a source of long-term financing, by investing insurance premiums in government bonds ...
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USAID Highlights Five Years of Achievements in Promoting Quality of Medicines in Myanmar

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 31, 2019 Nay Pyi Taw — More than one out of every five antimalarial drugs sampled failed the quality control test in 2013, but today more than 93% of the samples tested are legitimate, effective malaria medicines thanks to a partnership between the United States and Myanmar. Today, the U.S. Agency ...
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Ministry of Health and Sports and USAID Mark Progress in Ending the TB Epidemic

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 9, 2019 Nay Pyi Taw – On behalf of Union Minister of Health and Sports H.E. Dr. Myint Htwe, Dr. Thandar Lwin, Deputy Director General for Disease Control and U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director Teresa McGhie spoke of significant milestones towards ending the tuberculosis (TB) epidemic in Myanmar and fulfilling ...
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New Analyses from the Myanmar Demographic and Health Survey Released to Inform Scale-up of Health Services

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 5, 2019 New Analyses from the Myanmar Demographic and Health Survey Released to Inform Scale-up of Health Services Yangon – Professor Dr. Zaw Than Htun, Director General of Medical Research, Ministry of Health and Sports and Teresa McGhie, Mission Director, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) opened a day-long session during ...
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U.S. Embassy Launches New Program to Defeat Malaria

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar – On Thursday, August 25, USAID announced the award of the new Defeat Malaria program. This five-year, $32 million program for Myanmar is made possible under the U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI). Defeat Malaria and U.S. support and technical assistance under PMI shows the U.S. government’s continued commitment to the fight against malaria. This ...
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REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP) – Acquisition & Assistance Support Services

The United States Agency for International Development in Burma (USAID/Burma) is seeking proposals from qualified companies/individuals to provide Acquisition & Assistance Support for USAID/Burma as described in section C, Description/Specification/Statement of Work. Proposals must be submitted by the designated date and time indicated above. Proposals received after the closing date and time will not be ...
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