Knowledge for Democracy Myanmar (K4DM) is a five-year partnership that nurtures a new generation of young actors to promote inclusion, gender equality, respect for diversity, and prosperity for all in Myanmar.

Supported by Global Affairs Canada and IDRC, this $10.7 million initiative has 18 different projects involving more than 30 international, Canadian, and Myanmar partners.

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Projects And Outputs

Tea Circle Blog

https://youtu.be/2dVtYOavI-4 Tea Circle is a forum for new perspectives on Myanmar, highlighting analysis, research, opinions, book reviews, multi-media presentations and...
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K4DM Annual Report 2021

Knowledge for Democracy – Myanmar (K4DM) InitiativeAnnual Report (April 2020 – March 2021) Click for full report Undoubtedly, 2020 was...
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Inclusive Myanmar December 2020

မြန်မာဘာသာဖြင့်ဖတ်ရှုလိုပါက၊ ဤနေရာတွင်နှိပ်ပါ။To read this newsletter in Myanmar language, please click here.Pour lire ce bulletin en français, veuillez cliquer ici. Inclusive...
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Myanmar research community contributes to electoral policy debates

October 13, 2020 Research in Action story from IDRC Support for policy-relevant research helps to inform electoral debate in Myanmar....
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A key role for think tanks in Myanmar’s development

August 14, 2020 Perspectives article from IDRC website adapted from a blog post that first appeared in The Tea Circle. KNOWLEDGE...
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Doing Research in Myanmar: Bridging the Research Gap to Improve Development Policies

BY TEACIRCLEOXFORDPOSTED ON JULY 27, 2020 Reproduced from original post on TeaCircleOxford Francesco Obino, Zaw Oo and Edgard Rodriguez introduce a report on...
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Meeting the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic in Myanmar

July 8, 2020 Research in Action article from IDRC AREELUCK PHANKHIAN/ILOCOVID-19 has forced many migrant workers back to Myanmar from...
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K4DM Annual Report 2020

Knowledge for Democracy – Myanmar InitiativeAnnual Report (April 2019 – March 2020)June 2020  Click for full report Executive Summary The...
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Myanmar researchers train with international group of think tanks

March 31, 2020 Research in Action story from IDRC Lwin Mang Maung Swe, Thurein Aung, and Saw Kapru Soe (from...
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A Key Role for Think Tanks in Myanmar’s Development

BY TEACIRCLEOXFORDPOSTED ON FEBRUARY 26, 2020 Reproduce from original post on TeaCircleOxford Edgard Rodriguez considers the role of investing in think tanks to...
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Sparking change through research

Social scientists in Myanmar seeking to understand the factors that influence women’s participation in politics and the economy are finding...
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Formative Evaluation at midterm of the Knowledge for Democracy Myanmar Initiative

Suneeta Singh, Kyi Minn, Yosha Singh December 2019 Read the report The Knowledge for Democracy Myanmar (K4DM) is a five-year...
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Inclusive Myanmar – October 2019

Quarterly NewsletterOctober 2019 – 7th Edition Produced by Knowledge for Democracy Myanmar, the “Inclusive Myanmar” newsletter covers stories and activities...
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A sustained effort to foster evidence-based decision-making in Myanmar

September 24, 2019 Research in Action article from IDRC IDRC Over the course of its near 50-year history, IDRC has...
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Knowledge forum in Myanmar promotes research for sustained reform

July 3, 2019 News from IDRC website More than 100 individuals from 30 institutions are attending the Knowledge Forum in...
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Inclusive Myanmar July 2019

A healthy democracy requires that citizens and their institutions have the necessary skills to generate, access and use evidence to...
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K4DM Annual Report 2019

Knowledge for Democracy - Myanmar InitiativeAnnual Report (April 2018 – March 2019) Click for full report Executive Summary Over the...
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Increasing gender equality in an evolving democracy

Researchers on the ground in Myanmar are investigating how women can get more involved in policymaking to ensure their voices...
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Inclusive Myanmar – November 2018

Quarterly Newsletter November 2018 - 4th Edition Produced by Knowledge for Democracy Myanmar, the “Inclusive Myanmar” newsletter covers stories and...
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Myanmar’s largest state parliament develops better research skills

November 1, 2018 Research in Action article from IDRC Parliamentary Centre Training with members and staff of the Shan State...
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Myanmar students gain research skills and experience in Canada

September 17, 2018 Research in Action article from IDRC UBC School of Public Policy and Global AffairsKhin Yu Yu Win...
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Inclusive Myanmar – September 2018

Quarterly NewsletterSeptember 2018 – 3rd Edition Produced by Knowledge for Democracy Myanmar, the “Inclusive Myanmar” newsletter covers stories and activities...
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K4DM Annual Report 2018

Knowledge for Democracy - Myanmar InitiativeFirst Annual Report to Global Affairs Canada 12th January 2017 – 31st March 2018 Executive...
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Shan State parliamentarians strengthen their research skills

December 18, 2017 Research in Action article from IDRC In Shan State — one of Myanmar’s 21 states, regions, and...
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