The Australian Water Partnership has published BasinGuide: A Guide to River Basin Planning to help practitioners address the challenge of water security and unsustainable river management, and further the ambitions of many Indo-Pacific countries to improve their river basin management and cooperatio...
24 Nov 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - Myanmar will press ahead with the implementation of four hydropower projects to meet the country's demand for electricity, according to Union Minister of Electricity and Energy U Win Khine. Currently, Myanmar generates 3,225 megawatts (MW) of electricity, o...
24 Nov 2020 - Source: The Irrawaddy - Japan has decided to invest in the full phase implementation of the Dawei Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in southern Myanmar, Japan's ambassador to Myanmar, Ichiro Maruyama, has told The Irrawaddy in an exclusive interview. The US$8-billion (10.5 trillion) pro...
23rd November 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times The new Shan State government and local organizations will cooperate closely to protect and conserve Inle Lake, one of the most famous destinations in the country. U Myat Min Soe, an Inle conservation activist, said there are already efforts on both sides t...
23 Nov 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - As a squatter living on around 10 square feet of land,Daw Aye and her family had no space to dig a hole for a latrine. Daw Aye lives in Dala township beside the Yangon river where, aside from toilet problems, residents face regular shortages of clean water....
20 Nov 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - Irrawaddy dolphins, so-named after the old name for Myanmar's largest river, are amiable, agile and incredibly cute. Though very few tourists and travellers have had the pleasure of encountering them in the wild, a small group of conservationists hope to ch...
19 Nov 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - A combined team arrested the fishermen who did illegal electrofishing to prevent the Ayeyawady dolphins from extinction, according to the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) Myanmar. Under the one-year Ayeyawady dolphin conservation patro...
19 Nov 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - A total of nine new jetties, which can dock the international ships, were built in four years in Yangon, includinThilawa area. There are now a total of 42 jetties in Yangon Port, according to the official statistics of Myanma Port Authority (M...
This module carries pre-training entry level assessment as well as hands on exercise manual on Geographic Information Systems, Remote Sensing, Geographic Positioning System (GPS) and some applications of these technologies on Disaster Risk Management (DRM) especially for hazard mapping, monitoring a...
19th November 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times Today, November 19, is World Toilet Day, which might not sound like the most exciting of international commemorations, but the annual event does highlight one of the more immediate and pressing concerns faced by the region, and the planet. The reality is th...
18 Nov 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - November 19 is international World Toilet Day, and to mark the occasion in 2020 two organisations are calling on creative talents to produce a three-minute toilet-related videos. The competition is hosted by WASH, an NGO focused on promoting clean water, sa...
In 2016 the Myanmar Climate Change Alliance, comprised of UN-Habitat, UNEnvironment and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation, in collaboration with WWF and Columbia University conducted a detailed climate change vulnerability assessment of Labutta Township. Labutta is loc...
18th November 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times Myanmar's new development assistance policy has been announced by the Ministry of Investment and Foreign Economic Relations. The Myanmar Development Assistance Policy 2020 aims to develop a specific set of policies to make effective use of development assis...
18th November 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times The Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC) has invited expressions of interest (EOI) to help preserve Yangon's famous Inya Lake. "Local and foreign companies, as well as joint ventures, who would like to assist us in preserving Inya Lake can submit their ...
16th November 2020 - Source: Eleven Media Group Co.,Ltd. နိုင်ငံတကာရေကြောင်းကုန်သွယ်မှု၏ ၉၀ ရာခိုင်နှုန်းကျော်ရှိ ရန်ကုန်ဆိပ်ကမ်း၏ ရန်ကုန်ဧရိယာနှင့် သီလဝါဧရိယာတို့တွင် လေးနှစ်တာအတွင်း အပြည်ပြည်ဆိုင်ရာ ရေယာဉ်ကြီးများဆိုက်ကပ်နိုင်သည့် ဆိပ်ခံတံတား ကိုးစင်း တည်ဆောက်ပြီးစီးခဲ့ပြီး ဆိပ်ခံတံတား ၄၂ စင်းအထိရ...

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