Myanmar Myanmar's Delta used to be an agricultural powerhouse -- exporting more rice than any other country in the world. But five decades of mismanagement under a military government and 2008's Cyclone Nargis, which killed 150,000 and ravaged farms, left many residents struggling to get by.
In Myanmar, there are hard truths that keep people here poor. It's difficult to reach schools and hospitals. And even with micro-finance programs, it's hard to build up farms. So is Myanmar's drastic political changes having any effect?