The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)

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Key partners

Governments of Australia, Denmark, France, Finland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Myanmar, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, the United States

European Union

Community Partners International


UNOPS has worked in Myanmar since 1996 contributing to the achievements of a range of partners, including bilateral donors, UN organizations and donor governments. Our fund management, procurement and infrastructure services support initiatives to improve health, livelihoods, rural development and agriculture across the country.

UNOPS manages some of the largest development funds in Myanmar, including the Livelihoods and Food Security Fund (LIFT), Access to Health Fund (ACCESS) and the Joint Peace Fund (JPF).

Furthermore, UNOPS is the Principal Recipient for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Global Fund) in Myanmar and manages the Regional Artemisinin-Resistance Initiative Towards Elimination of Malaria (RAI2E).

UNOPS Myanmar also manages a diverse portfolio of small and medium-sized individual projects, in collaboration with other UN organizations, national and international implementing partners, and bilateral and multilateral donors.

Key Information

  • UNOPS impact in Myanmar

    • +1 million notified cases of all forms of tuberculosis since 2011
    • 2.1 million people, of whom 85% are women, served by LIFT-funded microfinance institutions since 2010
    • +1.7 million people treated for malaria since 2011
    • 233,000 women benefitted from four home visits for antenatal care since 2013
    • 99 rural and peri-urban health centres designed and constructed since 2014
    • $50 million worth of road construction machinery, bridge parts, agriculture machinery, fertilizers and other goods procured to restore livelihoods after Cyclone Komen in 2015

  • 282
    Maternal mortality ratio (modeled estimate, per 100,000 live births)
    Maternal mortality ratio in Myanmar

    The maternal mortality ratio in Myanmar is 282 per 100,000 live births – the highest in Southeast Asia.

    Source: Myanmar Census

  • Flag MM Contact Details

    UNOPS Myanmar

    12 (O) Pyi Thu Street, 7 Miles, Pyay Road

    Mayangone Township



    Tel: +95 1 657281-7


Funds we manage

Active projects in the region

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