Leonard Buckles

country director

Chris Feddersen

program officer

Pact Welcomes New Country Director in Myanmar

September 13, 2018
In September 2018, Pact welcomed Leonard Buckles as country director in Myanmar. He brings a wealth of experience, with more than 20 years in senior management roles at several organizations at the...

The Coca-Cola Foundation Grants US$1 million to Pact Myanmar to Support Sustainable Community Development Programs

September 4, 2018
Pact Myanmar receives grant funding to extend the successful ‘Swan Yi’ women’s empowerment program another three years until 2021, and to expand community outreach into two other important areas:...

Advancing Community Empowerment: Emergency flood response in Myanmar

August 14, 2018
Severe floods gripped southeastern Myanmar in July and August. Heavy rainfall resulted in the overflow of major rivers and dams and flooding in Kayin and Mon states and Bago and Tanintharyi regions....

Advancing Community Empowerment: Call for Health, Education & Livelihoods Services

August 6, 2018
Pact is pleased to announce the release of an Annual Program Statement (APS) for the Advancing Community Empowerment in Southeastern Myanmar (ACE) project funded by the United States Agency for...

Advancing Community Empowerment in Myanmar: Critical Service Grants

July 25, 2018
In Myanmar, Pact has awarded new critical service grants that are expected to benefit more than 500,000 people in the southeast. They're part of the Advancing Community Empowerment project, funded by...

Changing business as usual: How sustainable investment promotes sustainable land use

July 20, 2018
By Natcha Tulyasuwan, Sustainable Landscapes Finance Specialist, USAID Green Invest Asia & Jim Jarve, Strategic Advisor, USAID Green Invest Asia Summary Sustainable investments make good business...

The next phase of rural electrification in Myanmar

June 26, 2018
How do you provide a service when neither the provider nor the customer has a good sense of the demand? This is one of the main challenges facing the off-grid energy industry in Myanmar, a country...

Photo story: Light it up

June 13, 2018
For families in Myanmar, solar power has been life-changing.

Pact in Myanmar: Rural communities lead their own development

June 8, 2018
Across Myanmar’s central, rural dry zone, communities have markedly improved their lives with the support of Pact and its partners, in areas including health, food security, livelihoods, access to...

With renewable energy, building prosperity in rural Myanmar

April 29, 2018
Sein Win May has spent more than her share of time in the dark. At 51, she has lived her whole life in Shin Hla, a remote village of about 600 people in Myanmar’s Dry Zone that is accessible only by...