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.

Touching Moments

This tourism product, which BIF is supporting through the Product & Package Innovation Competition, offers visitors the opportunity to stay and experience village life in Myinmahti, Shan State.

Improving profitability & worker welfare in Myanmar garment factories

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.

Myanmar Tourism Market Leaflet

A two-page leaflet summarising the main opportunities and challenges in Myanmar's tourism sector, as well as BIF's four focus areas in this market.

Myanmar Tourism Market Strategy - Summary

An overview of BIF's strategy and vision for the Myanmar tourism market.

Myanmar Tourism Market Brief

An overview of Myanmar's tourism sector, including the main challenges and opportunities of investing in the industry.

Myanmar Garment Market Strategy - Summary

An overview of BIF's strategy and vision for the Myanmar garment market.

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