Apply now for a Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship

​03 April 2020 - Source: IHE DELFTApplication deadline: April 23, 2020.  The Joint Japan/Worldbank Graduate Scholarship Programme (JJWBGSP) is accepting applications to one of their preferred programs, including three MSc Programme Specializations from IHE Delft, until the application deadline ...
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Online MOOC - Water Resources Management and Policy

Target Audience This MOOC is designed for all those interested in the water sector. Prior training is not necessary to follow our program. The findings presented in this course can be easily reapplied to different contexts and to different scales of analysis. Description Water management today is fa...
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‘Not Enough Water to Wash Our Hands,’ Say Kachin IDPs Bracing For COVID-19

​2 APRIL 2020 - Source: Burma News International - While thorough handwashing has been proven as an effective strategy to fight the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Kachin State's camps say that the current water shortage prevents them from being able...
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NO TO DAM BUILDING: Loud call to leave rivers in peace

1 April 2020 - Source: BNI Multimedia GroupSai Wansai — On March 14, International Day of Action for Rivers, 23 countries' indigenous, together with thousands of river stewards, defenders, and allies called for the protection of their rivers and rights to manage them, with hundreds more joined in vi...
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Nations Of Lancang-Mekong Cooperation Mechanism Pledge Enhanced Water Resources Collaboration

​31 MAR 2020 - Source: OOSKAnews - The six countries of the Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) Mechanism (China, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam) have committed to further enhancement of water resource cooperation, most especially in light of the COVID-19 pandemic."The epidemi...
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Online MOOC - Engineering: Building with Nature

A massive open online course (MOOC) is a free Web-based distance learning program that is designed for the participation of large numbers of geographically dispersed students.Target Audience If you're interested in the concept of building with nature, then this is the engineering course for you. For...
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QGIS for Hydrological Applications

​31 March 2020 - Source: LinkedIn  This is the time to learn new skills! Join Kurt Menke and me in our weekly free webinar on QGIS for Hydrological Applications. 7 weeks long, every Friday from 9 - 10 pm CET - 2:30 AM YGN (Saturday). We'll start tomorrow with georeferencing a scanned map a...
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Fishing communities risk crocodile attacks in the Ayeyarwady delta

​30 MAR 2020 - Source: Frontier Myanmar On an island in the Ayeyarwady delta, saltwater crocodiles and fishing communities make unhappy neighbours, with environmental degradation driving deadly attacks.By HEIN THAR | FRONTIER Photos HKUN LATONLY THE sound of the boat's engine could be heard as ...
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World-class water treatment plant project to come into sight in Yangon

​29 MAR 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - At a time when every effort is being made to ensure equitable urban development in Yangon, a host of various projects are being implemented not only in the downtown but also in the outskirts. The implementation of establishing a world-class w...
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Myanmar Water Journal - February 2020

Myanmar Water Journal - February 2020Welcome to the February 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 ThemesFebruary Newsletter will be filled withStudying the Irrawady Riv...
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Myanmar releases endangered turtles into Chindwin River

​23 March 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times  Conservationists have begun reintroducing a critically endangered turtle species in its original habitat in the upper Chindwin River. The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) said it has begun the "soft release" of 40 rare Burmese roofed turtles near Linph...
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Turning off the tap, while tapping into inclusive institutions

​23 MAR 2020 - Source: Mizzima - In Myanmar, limited groundwater resources must be used wisely to safeguard the livelihoods of thousands during the climate crisis.As we mark World Water Day, experts and communities alike will be sharing messages on water scarcity under climate change, emphasizi...
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Experts speak out on water and climate change

​23 March 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times Participants in a round table dialogue urge Myanmar to speed up preparations for the impacts of climate change on access to clean water. Like many countries, Myanmar is vulnerable to climate change. Ahead of World Water Day 2020, WaterAid Myanmar hosted a round...
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World Meteorological Day

​23 MAR 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - The date of the establishment of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) on 23 March 1950 has been named World Meteorological Day. This organization announces a slogan for World Meteorology Day every year, and this day is celebrated in al...
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ရေနှင့် ရာသီဥတု ပြောင်းလဲမှု - ကမ္ဘာ့ရေများနေ့ အထိမ်းအမှတ် ၂၀၂၀

​ ရေ ဆိုသည်မှာ ရာသီဥတုပြောင်းလဲမှုကြောင့် ဖြစ်ပေါ်လာသော သက်ရောက်မှုများကို လူ့အဖွဲ့အစည်း နှင့် သဘာ၀ပတ်၀န်းကျင်ထံသယ်ယူပို့ဆောင်ပေးတဲ့ ကြားခံတစ်ခုဖြစ်သည်။ ရေကို ရေရှည်စီမံခန့်ခွဲ့နိုင်ခြင်းသည် ရာသီဥတုပြောင်းလဲမှုကို ဖြေရှင်းနိုင်သည့် အရေးကြီးသော အစိတ်အပိုင်းအဖြစ် ပါ၀င်နေပါသည်။ ရာသီဥတုပြောင်းလဲမှုသည် က...
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