The volume presents recent contributions on the research on sustainability in Myanmar. It analyses selected key issues of ecological, economic and social sustainability: 25 articles from Myanmar and German authors are based on case studies in several areas of Myanmar. They range from studies on climatological, ecological and medicinal issues to agriculture, forestry and biotechnology and include socio-economic, urban and cultural topics. The articles are based on a conference series in Yangon/Myanmar between 2011 and 2014.
Frauke Kraas is Professor for Human Geography at the Institute of Geography, University of Cologne, Germany, and Visiting Professor at the University of Yangon, Myanmar. Mi Mi Kyi is Professor (retired) at the Department of Geography, University of Yangon, Myanmar, and member of the Myanmar Academy of Arts and Science. Win Maung is Professor (retired) at the Department of Zoology, University of Yangon, Myanmar, and Pro-Rector (retired) at the University of Sittwe, Myanmar. He is President of the German Alumni Association Myanmar.