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A different view on the Royal Lake – uncovering the ecosystem services of the Kandawgyi Lake area

Early Sunday morning, 8.30am – the first persons are arriving. We are gathering for the very first study tour of 2019: a walking tour exploring the surroundings of Kandawgyi Lake. ​ A group of 25 participants of different backgrounds joined us to learn more about the role and the ecosystem of the la...

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    Leveraging Innovative Finance Together. Training and Workshop

    For the 2nd year supported by WISIONS, Nexus for Development will bring together ecosystem actors for a discussion on accelerating entrepreneurship in Asia through access to finance.

    The free two-day workshop will strengthen the entrepreneurial capacity of sustainable energy, water, and sanit...
    For the 2nd year supported by WISIONS, Nexus for Development will bring together ecosystem actors for a discussion on accelerating entrepreneurship in Asia through access to finance.

    The free two-day workshop will strengthen the entrepreneurial capacity of sustainable energy, water, and sanitation enterprises in Asia by fostering mutual understanding and improved collaboration between entrepreneurs and financiers.

    Note that social enterprises based outside of Yangon can apply for a stipend to offset travel costs. Applications should be submitted as soon as possible will be considered on a rolling basis. If interested, please apply by sending a short introduction of yourself, justification for financial support and estimated costs to [email protected] with “Application for LIFT Yangon Travel Support” in the subject line. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the 8th of February.

    http://nexusfordevelopment.org/LIFT/
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    Ports of the Future - lecture by Prof. Tiedo Vellinga

    What can the port of Yangon look like in the future? How to establish development of the port in the most sustainable way?

    In collaboration with the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and TU Delft, The Water Agency is organizing an expert lecture on Port Development on February 28th.
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    What can the port of Yangon look like in the future? How to establish development of the port in the most sustainable way?

    In collaboration with the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and TU Delft, The Water Agency is organizing an expert lecture on Port Development on February 28th.

    Prof. Tiedo Vellinga, Port Development expert from the Netherlands will speak on the development of the Ports of the Future:
    Ports of the Future -- Lessons learned from the realization of Rotterdam port expansion Maasvlakte 2.

    The Maasvlakte 2 is a new 2000ha expansion of the Port of Rotterdam in the Netherlands - characteristic for the Maasvlakte 2 project are its climate proof design and realization with respect for nature, through its streamlined coastal defense and the co-creation of new nature. As such, the Maasvlakte 2 is an example of further development of the master planning for the Port of the Future.

    Prof. Tiedo Vellinga was involved in the development of the Port of Rotterdam expansion, being responsible for all the environmental studies, the stakeholder management and the needed permits for the realization of the sustainable new Maasvlakte 2.

    On February 28 Tiedo Vellinga will present the lessons learned from the realization of the port expansion in the Netherlands. In a lecture, hosted by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands he will share his expertise on sustainable development of ports and waterways.

    You are very welcome to join this expert lecture.
    Date: Thursday 28th of February
    Time: 10.30AM – 12.00PM
    Location: Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands

    This public event is open for everyone. Please let us know if you are interested via the following link: https://goo.gl/forms/3GKVnfgR0Mo0sE753
    Seats are limited so please hurry up, and looking forward to see you soon.

    Call/email us if you have any questions: +95 97 6930 8008 or [email protected]

    More information on the speaker can be found here:
    https://www.tudelft.nl/citg/over-faculteit/afdelingen/hydraulic-engineering/sections/rivers-ports-waterways-and-dredging-engineering/staff/vellinga-t/
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