Institutional Interventions in Myanmar: Innovations for the Future

Myanmar has witnessed its fair share of demonstrations and protests against successive military juntas and political authorities. Communities have also come together against the construction of big development projects and dams (against Myitsone, Chibwe) and have been successful in halting devastation to their ecology. Interestingly, the spirit of activism in the country is not a post-independence phenomenon. Rebellion was common in the pre-colonial times.