Myanmar Water Journal - July 2020 Welcome to the July edition of the Myanmar Water Journal. Providing you the latest news, insights, opportunities and events from the Myanmar water sector. Spotlights for News based on Water ThemesJuly Newsletter will be filled withLet's Talk About Water - Episode 2 ...
The Chindwin River is the biggest tributary of the Ayeyarwady River. The health of the river is important to the economic development of the region and the quality of life of its inhabitants. There are already signs that the Chindwin River Basin is facing serious environmental and water management c...
13 July 2020 – We were very happy to see that the community is already taking its own initiatives to reduce the impact of flooding. Over the past months, the Ward Officer of Ward 5 undertook to upgrade and restore a large part of the drainage network in his neighborhood, removing sediment, cleaning,...
10 July 2020 – Our local team finished the installation of rainwater harvesting systems in 4 different locations in Thaketa township, Yangon. Through these 4 initial interventions, we aim to make the first steps in engaging the community with rainwater harvesting and educate them about how collectin...
01 July 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - Five Ayeyawady dolphins including a one-month-old baby dolphin were found dead within six months in the Ayeyawady River along with Mandalay– Bhamo, according to the Endangered Species Conservation Division under the Fisheries Department. "Fiv...
သင်ဟာ ၂၄ နာရီ ၇ရက် အချိန်ပြည့် သောက်သုံးရေ အမြဲရရှိနေတဲ့ မြို့တစ်မြို့မှာ နေထိုင်ပါသလား။ ဒါဆိုလျှင်ဖြင့် သင်ဟာ ကံကောင်းသူတစ်ယောက်ဖြစ်ပါတယ်။ ယခုအချိန်တွင် ကမ္ဘာတစ်ဝှမ်း ကြုံတွေ့နေရသည့် တူညီသောအရာဖြစ်လာသည်မှာ မြို့ပြအများစုသည် ရေပြတ်တောက်နိုင်သည့် အခြေအနေနှင့် ရင်ဆိုင်နေရပြီး ရေရရှိနိုင်မှုသည် စီ...
Success for the world's urbanization hotspots depends on matching sanitation services to city realities. ကမ္ဘာ့မြို့ပြဖွံ့ဖြိုးတိုးတက်မှု နေရာများအတွက် အောင်မြင်မှုသည် မြို့၏မှန်ကန်သော တိုးတက်မှုများ၊ သန့်ရှင်းရေး ၀န်ဆောင်မှုများနှင့် ကိုက်ညီမှုပေါ်တွင် မူတည်သည်။ အချို့သော မြို့ပြအခြေခံ အဆောက်အအုံဆိ...
30 JUN 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - For those who live beside the river, the monsoon rains can be a double-edged sword. On the one hand, the streets look cleaner and the fields greener. For others though, the strong winds and pounding rains make it hard to dry clothes and travel across the ri...
This Investment Plan defines the costs of achieving and sustaining the goal and objectives set out in the National Strategy for Rural Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), WASH in Schools and WASH in Health Facilities (2016). It covers WASH in rural areas, schools (primary to high school...
29 JUN 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - Sagaing Region Minister for Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation U Kham Zar Mone said they are implementing a 4-year plan to reclaim terrace farms on 293 acres in Naga Self-Administered Zone, from 2019-2020 to 2022-2023 financial year, using ...
29 JUN 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - Myanmar has approved a K92 billion COVID-19 relief plan for the domestic food production industry, U Hla Kyaw, Deputy Minister for Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation, said on June 26. The approved funding will enable the ministry to support people in the...
28 JUN 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - The ferries cruising along Chindwin River in Monywa are now resuming their service with usual fares although they carry only half passengers onboard, said U Myo Nyunt Tun, the officer in charge of MGRG ferry service. "The ferries started to ru...
28 JUN 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - With the cultivation mainly done through irrigation system in Kyaukse township in Mandalay region, a total of 56,207 acres of monsoon paddy will be grown in Kyaukse township whereas 41,972 acres of the same will be grown in Singaing township.&...
28 JUN 2020 - Source: Mizzima - The World Bank's Board of Executive Directors have approved a $200 million credit from the International Development Association (IDA) to increase agricultural productivity and diversification and enhance market access for Myanmar farmers, with a strong focus on ...
28 JUN 2020 - Source: The ASEAN Post - Water levels in Southeast Asia's largest river may be at its lowest in a century. Low rainfall, high temperatures and poor dam regulations are contributing to a historic low at the Mekong, affecting lives, the region's agriculture and fishing industries an...

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