The University of Yangon (UY), the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU) and the Water Agency (TWA) have recently received a grant for a new project to support water education in Myanmar. The project is part of the Orange Knowledge Programme of Nuffic which is funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Aff...
Source: The Water AgencyDate: June 21st, 2019 From June 10-14, 2019, a workshop 'Scoping the interventions for Thaketa township' was organized in Yangon as part of the Urban Water track of the Partners in Business: Urban Water Logistics for a Greater Yangon (PIB UWLY) program. Previously a successfu...
Source: The Water Agency  From October 28th until November 8th 2019, JOIN US ON A UNIQUE 2-WEEK STUDY TOUR OF THE NETHERLANDS. In this immersion of Dutch water innovation, build your leadership skills on solutions for climate change impacts, see the ingredients for collaborative effort and go h...
The Urban-Water-Logistics for a Greater Yangon program, to run for three years as part of the "Partners in Business' (PIB) program, has the first deliverable to present a Climate Adaptation Scoping Study. The study should provide locally grounded, inspirational and practical insight into what a...
Since October 2018 a coalition of Dutch water organisations is working together in the 'Urban Water Logistics for a Greater Yangon' (UWLY) program to support the Yangon Regional Government in Urban Water and Water Logistics Challenges. The UWLY program, to run for three years as part of the Dutch Go...
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. Ti...
After the Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC) had requested us to see how experiences with climate adaptation in the Netherlands could benefit Yangon, our team of The Water Agency decided to make a first explorative trip to the Thaketa Township in Yangon to gain an impression of the various wat...
As the Yangon city development is continuing at a rapid pace, the management of water is growing to become a key topic. With a wide scale of water management challenges still ahead, now is the time to get a good understanding of which colleagues and organisations are covering the different areas of ...
One of the key activities of The Water Agency is to organise Community of Practice sessions, 'CoP' in short. But what is a CoP – and what do we do during these sessions? In Myanmar we organise CoP sessions on a regular basis. Previously we hosted sessions on: Water in the City (link) Dredging and Re...
Dutch expertise to support Yangon’s water management | The Myanmar Times Yangon’s regional government will receive support to tackle challenges regarding urban water and water logistics by a coalition of Dutch companies and organisations. The companies signed an agreement with the authorities to imp...
A strong coalition of Dutch companies and organisations has signed an agreement to jointly invest and collaborate in a comprehensive 3-year program to support the Yangon Regional Government in addressing critical challenges related to Urban Water and Water Logistics. The agreement is signed under th...
​​The count-down has started – after a successful and exciting engagement day in August we are now ready to start the second edition of the Myanmar-Netherlands Water Challenge. Next month more than 40 students from 13 different Myanmar universities will actively participate in the 3 day 'Water in th...
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 ​Myanmar – Netherlands Water Challenge engagement day was held on 1 August, 2018 at the Dutch. 44 students from 13 different universities joined the event. Wouter Jurgens, the Dutch Ambassador, contributed the opening speech. He underlined the importance of future generation's involvement and ...
​20 June 18 - Myanmar - Netherlands Water Challenge 2018 Campus Tour Day 2 has been started in Yangon Technological University (YTU). Around 25 students from Yangon Technological University (YTU) and from University of Information Technology (UIT) participated in this campus...

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