Government funding for education, for example, may be distributed by population, which is measured by the Census. Which ethnic language is to be taught at which school will also be determined by ethnic population count. Many other public policy determinations will be made and debated based on the outcome of 2014 Census. It is about time political parties and civil society organizations in Burma begin to educate the public and prepare for holding the government accountable for the accurate count of the country’s population.
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