Tag: Myanmar

Denmark funds Education Management diploma courses in Myanmar

Denmark continues to support Myanmar in education sector. The latest achievement was announced by The Danish Embassy on 23 July 2020. The Danish Embassy congratulates the 50 senior officials from the Ministry who are completing a nine-month Diploma Course in Education Management funded by Denmark. This fund aims to strengthening the education management capacities of…

Denmark funded community centres for fishermen in Tanintharyi, Rakhine state, Myanmar

The Danish embassy in Denmark announced a progression on a project to establishes community centres for fishing families in Tanintharyi and Rakhine state on 16 July 2020. The coastal communities in Tanintharyi and Rakhine were enabled to keep working on the establishment of the community centres amid the Covid-19 crisis. The facilities, funded by Denmark,…

Sweden hands out healthcare items in Myanmar

Sweden together with partners of ‘The Access to Health Fund’ is supporting healthcare service providers in Myanmar during the COVID-19 pandemic. The team has been contributing to that critical need, and handed out $6.2 million worth of healthcare items to Myanmar Ministry of Health and Sports on 17 July 2020. Sweden is proud to support…

Finnfund invests in Proximity Finance to help reach more smallholder farmers in Myanmar

Proximity Finance, Myanmar’s first farmer-focused finance institution, signs a 14 million US dollar equity package with Finnfund, Nordic Microfinance Initiative (NMI) and Proparco. Proximity Finance was launched in 2010 as the microfinance arm of Proximity Designs, one of the largest agricultural services platforms in Myanmar, that provides farm technology, agronomy advice and financial services to…

Denmark supports mangrove restoration in Myanmar

The Danish embassy in Myanmar providing support to Mangrove restoration and rehabilitation in Rakhine State and Thanintharyi region on 17 June 2020. The official statement says: “Today, marks the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought. In support to Myanmar’s efforts to mitigate the negative consequences of climate change, through the Climate Adaptation Programme, Denmark…

Denmark supports Covid-App in Myanmar

The Myanmar’s Ministry of Education has developed a new Covid-19 National Response and Recovery Plan for the Education Sector. Denmark is supporting the plan with a special focus on developing the new Parent Teacher Association (PTA) Communication Network and an online App through which the Ministry can send text messages to all basic education parents…

Finland signed agreement with UNESCO to strengthen teachers and students in Myanmar

The Finnish Ambassador H.E. Riikka Laatu signed an agreement of 5 Million Euros with UNESCO to continue their support in Strengthening Pre-Service Teacher Education in Myanmar on 21 May 2020. This agreement is to achieve Finland’s aim to invest in strengthening teachers and other need for learners in Myanmar.  

Denmark donates 50,000 masks to Hlaing Tharyar community in Myanmar

Denmark has donated 50,000 medical grade masks for the vulnerable community in Hlaing Tharyar Township, which is one of the most populated townships in Yangon Region with a large number of internal migrant workers. The masks will be distributed through the township’s Covid-19 Prevention and Control Committee to the street vendors and daily wage earners…

Denmark supports Myanmar garment manufacturers on health and work safety

Danish embassy in Myanmar published a statement on their latest project on 8 May 2020, that Denmark has confirmed its support to two local garment manufacturers to continue with their work flow. Danish Ambassador to Myanmar H.E. Mr John Nielsen said “We believe it is important to encourage local production of PPE to fight COVID-19,…