We work in Burma to help create a better governed, more peaceful and prosperous country that uses its increased wealth to reduce poverty.

Burma is at risk of natural disasters and has suffered years or civil conflict. Burma’s humanitarian needs remain substantial, particularly for those populations displaced by conflict.

DFID will do that by framing its support around 5 important areas:

  • providing good governance and public financial management
  • promoting responsible investment
  • improving transparency
  • strengthening the work of parliament
  • helping the process of ethnic reconciliation

DFID funds many organisations who are working to end poverty through open competition. Find out more about how our funding schemes work and the application processes.

For detailed information on our programme and what the UK spends on development in Burma, see the DFID Burma operational plan 2014. See also our Development Tracker to explore international development projects funded by the UK government by country and sector.

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