Urbanization: Governance & Resilience

Session 30 Room 5
15.45 – 17.15 Friday, 16 February

Urbanization is just one more facet of the wave of transformations taking place throughout Myanmar. This panel looks at the reality of urbanization as forming in the rapidly growing metropolises of Yangon, Mandalay, and beyond. 

  1. The Challenges and Resilience of the Yangoners: Toward a Sustainable Development? – Marion Sabrie
  2. A First Glance into Urban Sanitation Governance in Mandalay – Jeremie Sanchez
  3. The Geographical Study of Slums in Dagon Myothit (East) Township, Yangon Region – Mu Mu Than

Chair: Nyo Nyo; Discussant: Frauke Kraas