This study seeks to understand water usage patterns in Mandalay and to assess the possibility of and the extent to which current water tariffs can be increased or reconfigured.  The researchers used a combination of in-depth interviews and a survey covering 1480 households and MSMEs across six ...
10 June 2020 - Source: The Global New Light of Myanmar With the guidance of the Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC), four ponds have been dug for sufficiency of the drinking water in Dala Township, where are being faced with the shortage of the drinking water. Although Dala Township is located ...
Coping with flood disasters: new lessons from COVID-19?Kyaw Zin Htoon1, Soe Su Su San2, M. Shah Alam Khan3, Mohanasundar Radhakrishnan4 and Chris Zevenbergen4 1Medical doctor Yangon, Myanmar2Myanmar Medical Association, Myanmar3Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Bangladesh4IHE Delf...
07 June 2020 - Source: Mizzima A consortium of partners led by Royal Haskoning DHV from the Netherlands and that includes HKV consultants, Joy Brothers Engineering and Water Bridge Myanmar, presented a Flood Hazard Model (FHM) to representatives of YCDC last week, according to Thura Swiss. Funded by...
Myanmar Water Journal - May 2020 Welcome to the May 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 ThemesMay Newsletter will be filled withThe Completion of a 7-month project - ...
05 JUN 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - The government is helping farmers negotiate contract-farming deals with agricultural companies on 200,000 acres for this year's growing season, senior agriculture official said. U Ye Tint Tun, director general of the Department of Agriculture, said the deal...
05 June 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times This year's monsoon has already reached across half of Myanmar, with last month's Cyclone Amphan also dumping hundreds of millimeters of rain across Eastern India and Bangladesh. Though the rainy days have been far and few between, the city is already witnessing ...
The project will address urgent urban resilience and water infrastructure needs associated with bulk water supply in Yangon. It will complement Yangon City's efforts to expand reliable and safe water service coverage to 80% by 2040. The project ourputs are (i) Resilient bulk water transmission ...
Mandalay's water is not only the cheapest in Myanmar, but it also has some of the lowest tariffs in South East Asia. There have been attempts to rectify this.  In brief, this paper describes: Governments must ensure access to water for all citizens as it is a right with far reaching social, pol...
27 May 2020  - Source: MONGABAY Campaigners in the Tanintharyi region of southern Myanmar have urged international donors to support community conservation efforts, rather than what they see as a top-down approach that excludes indigenous groups.In a report released on Friday, CAT documents res...
02 June 2020 - Source: Myanmar Business Today အောက်တွင် မြန်မာလို ဖတ်ရှုနိုင်ပါသည်။ The water bus service now halted since September will resume in the second week of June with new ticket fees, according to the water bus service operator Tint Tint Myanmar Company Limited. The company said it is plan...
01 JUN 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - The government will take actions against offshore fishing boats that are illegally operating in the water of Myanmar via Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) starting from 1 June (today).The decision was made at the meeting of fishing boat owners an...
31 MAY 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - Yangon Pansodan-Dala water ferries will resume as usual starting from 1 June for the passengers to be able to travel conveniently, according to the Delta Division of the Inland Water Transport (IWT).The Pansodan-Dala jetty is the only gateway ...
31 MAY 2020 - Source: ABC News - It's one of 10 rivers in the world that collectively contribute up to 95 per cent of plastic in the ocean. Running for more than 4,000 kilometres, the Mekong River flows through six countries, starting in China and making its way through Myanmar, Laos, Thailand,...
29 May 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times Ko Aung Ye Zaw has spent more than a year at sea, in a place he refers to as "the water prison." The water prison is a colloquial expression that refers to being stuck at sea, as a Myanmar sailor. Although sailors like Ko Aung Ye Zaw earn a good wage, they pa...

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