Top international experts gathered at the University of Yangon to discuss new Water Studies curriculum

Curriculum development for Bachelor course in water studies was discussed together with the professors and directors of relevant international partners with Environment and Water Studies (EWS) department of University of Yangon. Their vision is to become a Center of Excellence and a leading scientif...
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An episode of Partners for International Business (PIB) - Water Logistics Updates and Tharketa Project Launch

The workshop, which is one of the roadmap activities of Partners for International Businesses (PIB) for Urban Water and Water Logistics, was held at Yangon Parliament building in January 21. The opening speech was given by the Chief Minister of Yangon Regional Government sharing the vision of becomi...
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Symposium that finalized Advanced Hand-on Training at Yangon Technological University

On 13th of December 2019, the symposium that finalized the training that was part of the Orange Knowledge Tailor-Made Training (TMT) Program was organized at Yangon Technological University. Funded by NUFFIC, the Dutch organization for internationalization in education, this symposium showed the dev...
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Local inclusive community started managing water for their farms equally in Pywat Ywar village

Indigenous farmers formed a local community (Water User Association) called Five village Bless, led to effective irrigation management by ensuring reliable and equal water distribution in support of their livelihoods in MyinMu Township, Sagaing Region in Myanmar.Local farmers can regulate the water ...
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Make the In-visible Visible – The Salty Taste of Climate Change

Saltwater intrusion caused largely by climate change is pushing indigenous farmers in the lower Ayeyarwady Delta region and surrounding coastal area to migrate to higher land in the upper Ayeyarwady Delta and abandoned their professions. ​By KYAW NYUNT LINN | MYANMAR WATER PORTALIntrusion occurs whe...
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One of the Myanmar Maritime Experts at PIANC 7th Biennial Technical Visit

The Permanent International Association of Navigation Congresses (PIANC) is an international professional organization to provide expert guidance and technical advice on technical, economic and environmental issues relating to waterborne transport infrastructures such as canals, rivers as well as po...
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'Storytelling in the Myanmar Water Sector' - Communication Training hosted at MMU

On July 17, 2019, 19 Undergraduate students from the River & Coastal Studies of Myanmar Maritime University joined The Water Agency' Communication Training. Hosted by our Myanmar Water Portal Manager Kyaw Nyunt Linn, the training provided tips and tricks for using new communication tools - dedic...
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Young Expert Program’s Interview Series: May Thet Kyaw

" We (MDF) is focuing on the abilities of people. Working in MDF is the same as functioning in the YEP program " by Author Are you familiar with the Young Expert Program (YEP) in Myanmar? In Myanmar, there are currently active international and local young players called YEPpers, who are dedicated t...
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Young Expert Program’s Interview Series: Pyae Phyo Kyaw

​ " As a change agent, my mission is to improve the overall performance of the local water utility" by Author Are you familiar with the Young Expert Programme (YEP) in Myanmar? In Myanmar, there are currently (13) active international and local young players called YEPpers who are dedicated to work ...
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Water Leadership Guest Lecture For Future Myanmar

On 28th of March, TransformationFirst.Asia and The Water Agency organized a lecture for emerging water leaders at the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Yangon. Myanmar is developing its water sector with increasing support from international partners and is keen to empower a new generatio...
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“Everyone wants to build innovative high-rise infrastructure but I prefer to renovate the existing water supply” says Honda Y.E.S awardee

Phyoe Wae Hein won the Honda Young Engineer and Scientist's (YES) Award with a water-related idea in 2018. The Honda Y.E.S award program was introduced in Myanmar in 2014 and is quite renowned among six engineering universities supported by Honda foundation. Phyoe Wae is one of the final year studen...
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" it can affect the human and entire community," A Ph.D student from Mahidol University shared her motive

Tin Marlar Thein, a Ph.D student from Mahidol University shared her experience during her undergraduate study and postgraduate study. She is currently attending the doctorate study of Environmental and Water Resources Engineering in Mahidol University. She explained why she chose Environmental and W...
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The Gyo Phyu Pipeline and his companions - A Renovation Project of Pipeline

The idea is not to promote our company but to promote collaboration by Raphael Monnier ​We made an interview with Raphael Monnier who is the co-founder of Yangon-based architecture and design company Blue Temple. He shared his thoughts and visions about renovation of Gyo Phyu pipeline. Mon...
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Yangon in 2019 – A Water Wise City - Community of Practices Workshop

To understand the water management efforts planned for 2019, this community of practice (CoP) workshop explored prospective water management activity in the Yangon and its region through the collaborative opportunities between various water professionals. At this workshop on January 23, Dr Piet File...
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Inland Fisheries Management and Integrated Agriculture Improve Fish Availability and Dietary Diversity

The value of inland fisheries has led to some important initiatives by the National Water Resources Committee (NWRC). Michael Akester from WorldFish Inland capture fisheries provide an important contribution to Myanmar's GDP together with agriculture.Inland fisheries play a key role in ensuring food...
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