The EAI has provided ongoing research and institutional assistance to the strengthening of Myanmar civil society organizations since 2015 with the support of National Endowment for Democracy (NED). In 2019, Myanmar Democracy Research Network (MDRN) was formally established and currently includes seven think tanks in Myanmar. As a part of the “Strengthening Civil Society Organizations in Myanmar Year Three” program, series of reports of this paper is focused on public opinion polling and policy research in Myanmar to identify citizen’s perceptions of public policy and make meaningful policy suggestions. Each author was assigned and conducted a survey on an issue such as waste management, public parks, stray dogs, markets, taxation, water distribution system, streets and street lights in Yangon city in Myanmar.
This paper is organized in nine parts as follows:
East Asia Institute, Hankook Research, Naushawng Development Institute, Another Development, Open Myanmar Initiative, Yangon School of Political Science, Salween Institute for Public Policy, Sandhi Governance Institute, and Yone Kyi Yar contributed to the research and writing of each report.
EAI provided support in the form of typesetting and proofreading for the production of the reports.