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PIB UWLY Consortium hosts Scoping Workshop to develop water interventions for Thaketa township

Source: The Water AgencyDate: June 21st, 2019From 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 successful...
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Unique opportunity to explore Dutch water innovation projects in October/November

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 ho...
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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. Prof. Tie...
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Water Futures - Workshop to discuss collaborative opportunities

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 ...
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What is a CoP?

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 Recl...
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Making schools safe havens for communities

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...
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Myanmar ups efforts to save marine, wildlife

Myanmar ups efforts to save marine, wildlife

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...
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Portfolio A - Storytelling Assignments of Communication Training

​​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 the...
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New report: Proposed Myanmar dam could displace thousands

​The Myanmar Water Portal is the gateway to the Myanmar Water Sector.For more information: http://www.myanmarwaterportal.com/Job Duties Develops engaging, creative, innovative content for regularly scheduled posts, which enlighten audiences and promote brand-focused messages Work together with conte...
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Hluttaw approves Dutch aid for Mandalay water plan

 ​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 ...
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Campus Tour of Myanmar - Netherlands Water Challenge in Yangon Technological University (YTU) Day 2

​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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Overflowing dams ‘not in danger of collapsing’

​18 June 18 - Campus tour of Myanmar - Netherlands Water Challenge 2018 has been started in Myanmar Maritime University. More than 50 students from Myanmar Maritime University and Thanlyin Technological University joined the campus tour and participated actively during the workshop session. Expertis...
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Integrated Water Resources Management “Learning by Doing” at Meikhtila Lake

7 June 18 - To strengthen the ongoing water collaboration between Myanmar and The Netherlands the Chief Minister of Yangon Region, H.E. Phyo Min Thein visited The Netherlands this week with the Minister of Agriculture, Livestock, Environment and Forest, H.E. U Han Htoon and the Minister of Elec...
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Australian Water Partnership announces funding for project on ‘Gender, water, and food synergies in support of the Sustainable Development Goals in Myanmar’

28 May 18 - The Water Agency has launched the first Myanmar Community of Practice (CoP), collaborated with YCDC engineering department of water and sanitation on 24 May 2018. Over 50 participants from various organization, including YCDC, MWP, NEPS, MMU, WWF, Wateraid and My...
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Myanmar to construct national water resources committee headquarters with World Bank loan

Myanmar to construct national water resources committee headquarters with World Bank loan

Update: MM-NL Roadmap - Co-creation session in YGN / Visit CM YGN to the Netherlands / PIB Draft Find in the tabs below all essential documents. Please read the following documents carefully  and feel free to download them.  Myanmar-Netherlands Roadmap Planning​ Program Chief Min...
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