Global Ethics Weekly: A Firsthand Account of Electrification in Myanmar, with Christina Madden
June 6, 2019
Christina Madden, now a director at Criterion Institute, discusses her work on Myanmar's massive electrification project in 2013-2014. With less than one-third of the population connected to the grid after a decades-long military dictatorship, what were the complications in getting millions in Myanmar connected? What were the political and cross-border issues, specifically when it came to cooperating with China?
For more on Myanmar, specifically the Rohingya conflict, Senior Fellow Devin Stewart has done podcasts with Derek Mitchell, former US ambassador to Myanmar; Muhammad Musa, executive director of the development NGO BRAC; Elliott Prasse-Freeman, a professor at the University of Singapore; and journalist Francis Wade.