Department of Rural Development invites EOI for Off-Grid – Solar PV Implementation Advisor of National Electrification Project; Delivery Date: Feb 11, 2016

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST Individual Consultant Ministry of Livestock, Fisheries and Rural Development Department of Rural Development (DRD) Myanmar: National Electrification Project (NEP) Off-Grid – Solar PV Implementation Advisor IDA Project No. 152936 Reference No. C2-TA13 1. This Request for Expressions of Interest follows the general procurement notice for this project that appeared in […]

Japan to Finance $24.5m to Improve Education

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) will fund ¥2.5 billion ($24.51 million) to help improve Myanmar’s education sector, the agency said. The project aims to improve quality of teacher education in the educational college, JICA said. Education colleges in Myanmar are institutes to train teachers in basic education. The said grant amount will cover for […]

‘Free Education’ in Name Only, Parents Say of Some Rangoon Schools

RANGOON — As schools prepare to reopen their doors next month for the start of the academic year, some Rangoon parents say they are struggling to enroll their children at some of the city’s most well-known state schools, claiming practices that amount to bribe-taking and other impediments to access that have long-plagued Burma’s public education […]