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The Potential for the EITI to Bring Transparency to the Forestry Sector in Myanmar

Sunlight Is the Best Disinfectant

By Forest Trends
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Myanmar has chosen to include forestry in the Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI). Although reporting and contract disclosure will be a challenge, if the EITI can increase transparency, it can help inform public debate and drive future reform. The more people understand, the harder it is for the sector to be corrupt.

Related read: What is in Myanmar’s First EITI Forestry Reports?