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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.

Myanmar Garments Market Brief

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

Business Partnerships Fund - Selection Criteria

The Business Partnerships Fund will provide support to multinational companies to develop projects that generate commercial value whilst also improving the lives of the poor in developing countries. This document contains more information about the selection criteria for the Business Partnerships Fund.

How to Note - Learning by numbers: BIF insights on data collection in market systems programmes

Managing and measuring market systems programme interventions requires data from partner companies. This How to Note explores how and why.

BIF How to Note - Building strong foundations: Effective partnering between companies and market systems programmes

Strong working relationships between and market systems programmes are essential to the success of any such programme. Working together to achieve tangible and robust change is a fundamental stepping stone to facilitating sustainable change across a market system. This How to Note explores how and why.

BIF How to Note - Finding common ground: How companies and market system programmes engage effectivley?

Market systems programmes and companies need to identify common goals in order to be able to engage with each other. This How to Note explores how and why.

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