High cost of Myanmar's isolation

UN's Noeleen Heyzer says agricultural reform is vital for the country's development.

    Although its military government has said it will hold elections later this year, decades of isolation have left Myanmar one of the most under-developed nations in the world.

    Noeleen Heyzer, the UN undersecretary-general, who has led an unprecedented dialogue with Myanmar's leaders about how to move the country forward, talks to Al Jazeera's Veronica Pedrosa.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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