Resources

Myanmar’s Tour Guide Industry: Opportunities for Tourism-Led Poverty Reduction

This report investigates and maps the current tour guide situation in Myanmar. Capacity issues, gaps, strengths, challenges and opportunities are identified and market change for the poor is discussed with examples of how tourism can produce direct, indirect and dynamic effects.

Terms of Reference: Garment Market Coordinator

BIF Myanmar is recruiting a Garment Market Coordinator to join the team improving working conditions and productivity in Myanmar's garment factories.

Terms of Reference: Agro-Forestry Specialist

BIF Myanmar is recruiting an Agro-Forestry Specialist to carry out a pilot project in the bamboo market.

Terms of Reference: PSD Analyst, Myanmar

BIF Myanmar is recruiting for a Private Sector Development (PSD) Analyst to conduct an assignment in the tourism sector.

Do No Harm Toolkit for the Tourism Industry [Myanmar Language]

This toolkit presents a background to conflict, peace and Do No Harm in the context of the tourism sector, followed by practical analysis templates to help tour operators and companies approach their business activities in a manner that promotes positive relationships with, and limits the risks of causing harm to, local people and places.

Improving Profitability & Worker Welfare in Myanmar Garment Factories [Myanmar Language]

During 2015 and 2016, BIF provided Human Resources (HR) and productivity training and consultancy to five garment factories in the Yangon region. This paper describes the rationale for providing the training, how the training was carried out, the positive impacts achieved, as well as the lessons learned – these will be especially useful for factory owners and managers considering implementing similar training in their factories.

Do No Harm Toolkit for the Tourism Industry

This toolkit presents a background to conflict, peace and Do No Harm in the context of the tourism sector, followed by practical analysis templates to help tour operators and companies approach their business activities in a manner that promotes positive relationships with, and limits the risks of causing harm to, local people and places.

A Little Loom

This community tourism product, supported by BIF's Product & Package Innovation Competition, is training a new generation of hand loom silk weavers in order to preserve this traditional craft.

Lunch at the Farmer's Hut

BIF's Product & Package Innovation Competition is supporting this new dining experience for visitors to Myanmar's famous Inle Lake. In a traditional stilt village surrounded by floating gardens, farmers of Inle Lake serve up authentic Intha dishes, using locally grown ingredients.

Inle Horse Club

This business, which offers visitors the chance to explore the Inle Lake region on horseback, was awarded support through BIF's Product & Package Innovation Competition.
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