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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