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Understanding Street Vending in Downtown Yangon
Policy Paper by the Salween Institute for Public Policy
This paper explores the socioeconomic life of Yangon street vendors, as well as problems caused by those street vendors. Simultaneously, this paper examines the new policies on street vendors of Yangon regional government as well as how they are carrying out the policy changes, and explores the impact of those policy changes.
In addition, the future plans and designs of the regional government for vending businesses are also included in this paper as a topic of urban planning for the future.
Download the PDF to read the full report in English and Burmese here.