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VIDEO: Don’t Rush Into Burma, Foreign Donors told

Posted on 12 October 2012 by elainehuang

Khin Ohmar, Coordinator of Burma Partnership, explains to Johanna Son of IPS Asia-Pacific her worries about foreign donors rushing into Myanmar in the wake of its reforms.

This interview was conducted at the IMF-WB Annual Meetings 2012, Tokyo.

‘We’re Not Saying Don’t Go In, But Don’t Rush In’ from IPS Asia-Pacific on Vimeo.

You can read the main story here.

1 Comments For This Post

  1. Luca Says:

    The Burmese people need more jobs, access to and electricity, more schools, more roads…why wait for complete peace in the country before allowing development agencies and non-profits to help?

    This reeks of gatekeepers who are desperate to remain relevant.

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