Kelland Stevenson

country director

Chris Feddersen

senior program officer


Energising agriculture in Myanmar: A guide to prioritising energy access investments into agricultural value chains

September 20, 2021
As an agrarian society, Myanmar’s economy is tied to its currently underperforming agricultural productivity. Mechanisation and improved farming practices will boost the sector, but both rely on...
General Resource

Smart Power Myanmar Applied Energy Lab brief: Consumption trends

October 22, 2020
For the fourth installment of its Applied Energy Lab’s Technical Brief series, Smart Power Myanmar, managed by Pact, analyzed 18 months of data from eight rural villages with mini-grids to help...

State of the global mini-grids market report 2020: Overview and key recommendations for Myanmar

September 23, 2020
Mini-grids have an indispensable role to play in the integrated approach to electrification that Myanmar needs in order to achieve universal energy access by 2030. From the arid plains of the Dry...
General Resource

Smart Power Myanmar Applied Energy Lab brief: Consumer financing

December 2, 2019
One of the fundamental problems with mini-grids profitability in Myanmar is that electricity consumption of rural customers is very low. Insufficient demand creates a very real risk for mini-grid...
General Resource

Smart Power Myanmar Applied Energy Lab brief: Appliance demand

December 2, 2019
Mini-grid electricity consumption among rural customers in Myanmar is in some cases lower than what is required for a viable mini-grid, as low consumption results in low revenues. With the goal of...

The state of artisanal mining in Myanmar

June 3, 2019
Artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) in Myanmar provides a livelihood for a minimum of 500,000 ASM workers who are directly employed in the sector, and this economic activity supports an estimated...

Decentralised energy market assessment in Myanmar

May 31, 2019
Smart Power Myanmar’s mission is to help align all players across sectors to support the growth of decentralised energy solutions in Myanmar so that every rural household and business can access and...

Bridging the energy gap: Demand scenarios for mini-grids in Myanmar

July 3, 2018
Myanmar’s future growth and prosperity depends largely on reliable, affordable and high quality access to electricity throughout the country. More than two-thirds of Myanmar’s 53 million people lack...
Fact Sheet

Mines to Markets

May 15, 2018
For more than a decade, Pact has been helping resource-dependent communities to gain lasting benefits from the more sustainable use of the natural resources around them. Mines to Markets...

Making the Case: Effective Public Participation is Good for Business in the Mekong Region

April 24, 2017
Echoing a global trend, companies around the Mekong region are adopting stronger public engagement strategies, not only to minimize social and environmental harm, but to enhance their bottom lines...