Stockholm Environment Institute recently launched the Chindwin Futures book. SEI has been working for several years in the past to the work in Chindwin River Basin in general and leading to write this book with big support of Myanmar Environment Institute (MEI). What's ...
Background Myanmar's city of Yangon is the largest financial and commercial centre. It accounts for about 50% of the country's industrial capacity, and is the seat of education, art, culture, healthcare, tourism, research and development. Population growth and rapid urbanisation ...
Source: Myanmar Information Management Unit - The dashboard is created by Myanmar Geoinformatics Society, shows updates on rising water levels in Myanmar's main river systems. Link to dashboard: https://themimu.info/river-water-alerts
Source: Myanmar Information Management Unit - The UN Satellite Centre (UNOSAT) dashboard uses Sentinel-1 radar satellite data to provide projections of likely flood-affected areas using Artificial Intelligence model. Users can select the time period of interest to view Inundated areas...
Local aid groups and volunteers say they have led rescue efforts in Mon and Kayin states   28 July 2021 - Source: Myanmar Now - Junta-controlled authorities have offered no help as floods have inundated homes in southeastern Myanmar, leaving at least hundreds without shelter in the Mon State ca...
8 June 2021 - Source: The Third Pole - The Third Pole explores how the military coup will affect Chinese-backed dams along Southeast Asia's last free-flowing river Plans for seven Chinese-built dams along the Salween River have been a source of friction for Myanmar and China for some time. Prior to ...
22 March 21 - Source: Bangkok Post - PARIS: An international consortium has suspended a $1.5-billion hydropower dam project in Myanmar in response to last month's military coup, consortium member Electricite de France, a French utility, said Sunday. Nearly 250 people are confirmed dead in protests s...
Since 2013, the Earth and Environmental Sciences Department of Pavia University has been conducting an educational and research project in collaboration with the University of Mandalay (Myanmar), the second largest University in Myanmar. The project was initially funded through the Erasmus Mundus PA...
29 JAN 2021 - Source: Myanmar Times - Up to 58 villages in Mandalay Region is likely to experience water shortage in the coming summer months, said Region Rural Area Development Department's Director U Soe Than. The 58 villages will cover 10 townships including Taungtha and Nwartogyi townships,...
25 JAN 2021 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - By Kyaw Soe (Kawthoung), Translated by Khine Thazin Han Taninthayi Region, the southern tip of Myanmar, abounds with water, forest and mineral resources. Kawthoung in Taninthayi Region is also well known for the minority Salon (or) Mawken (or)...
24 JAN 2021 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - By Swe Oo Wai, Translated by Than Tun Aung A large number of markets under the management of the Yangon City Development Committee are opened for enabling dwellers of Yangon City to buy goods and foods for daily consumption. Markets are locate...
24 JAN 2021 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - Agriculture and Farmer Federation of Myanmar-AFFM will open a research and training centre aiming to promote modern farming technology development in the agricultural sector. Upon completion, the training centre will carry out various activiti...
21 January 2021 - Source: Eleven Media Group Co.,Ltd. ဧရာဝတီမြစ် မန္တလေးရေအမှတ်မှာ ယခုဇန်နဝါရီလအတွင်း မန္တလေးမြို့၏ ရေနည်းမှတ်ဖြစ်သော ၃၆၀ စင်တီမီတာအောက် ရောက်သည်အထိ လျော့ကျလျက်ရှိရာ ဇန် နဝါရီ ၂၀ ရက် နေ့လယ်ပိုင်း တိုင်းထွာချက်များအရ မြစ်ရေအမှတ်မှာ ၃၂၇ စင်တီမီတာသာရှိကြောင်း မိုးလေဝသနှင့် ဇလဗေဒ ညွှန်ကြ...
14 January 2021 - Source: Myanmar Times The country's Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation, is considering building more dams to address the increasing water scarcity in the country due to less rainfall. U Myo Tint Htun, deputy permanent secretary of the ministry, said the proper use of...
"Flood Fighting in Upper Ayeyarwady Delta" which is the prominent subject of flooding management community in Myanmar was presented by U Tin Myint Aung who is an assistant engineer from the branch of operation and maintenance IWUMD. He explained the processes and procedures which have to be car...