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The hunger haunting the nation’s rice bowl

​A depletion in the variety of local food sources, stubborn poverty rates and stretched health services are driving high rates of malnutrition in the Ayeyarwady delta. By KYAW LIN HTOON | FRONTIER The crowd at the jetty in the Ayeyarwady Region town of Thabaung waited patiently for the boats that wo...
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Electricity demand tops projections, dams unable to keep up: ministry

18 June 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - The Ministry of Electricity and Energy says the demand for electricity this year is expected to be higher than projected. "Demand, whether because of higher-than-expected usage or lower-than-expected power generation, is likely to exceed supply as a result of the...
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The Amarapura Project - Improving Water Service in Mandalay City

" Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all " ​ (SDG 6). " Making the cities in Myanmar more sustainable, more resilient and more inclusive " (SDG 11). ​ ​ We did an interview with Thibaut Le Loc'h, the coordinator of the Water, Sanitation and Solid Waste Managem...
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Shan parliament debates Inle Lake conservation bill

12 June 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - The Shan State Hluttaw debated a bill on the conservation of Inle Lake in Nyaungshwe township from June 6 to 8. The bill was drafted by the hluttaw Bill Committee, government agencies, civil society organisations and local MPs. "This law is necessary for Inle Lak...
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Japanese company to conduct feasibility study on new waste disposal method in Monywa

11 June 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - Japan's Fujita Company will study the feasibility of implementing a new waste disposal system in Monywa in July, said U Thit Htoo Myint, the Director of Sagaing Region's Municipal Committee. "Monywa produces about 150 tons of garbage a day. The curr...
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Hluttaw approves Dutch aid for Mandalay water plan

11 June 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - The Pyidaungsu Hluttaw (Assembly of the Union) has approved an offer of assistance from the Netherlands government and loans from two Netherlands banks for a water supply project in Pyigyitagun township, Mandalay Region. The assembly voted last Friday on the proj...
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Inter-village bridge commissioned in Kyauktaga Township, Bago Region

3 June 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - Yantola, a bridge for inter village transport, was commissioned yesterday morning in Kyeyoe village-tract, Kyauktaga Township, Bago Region. Built with the funds of the National Disaster Management Committee, the bridge was put into service by Union M...
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MoP&F will use Dutch loans for Pyigyidagun Tsp water supply, says Deputy Minister

MoP&F will use Dutch loans for Pyigyidagun Tsp water supply, says Deputy Minister

30 May 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - A project that will provide 7 million gallons of water per day to the 70 per cent of Pyigyidagun Township, Mandalay Region, that are not connected to a water supply system, will be implemented using loans from Dutch based Netherlands Development Fina...
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Capacity building of urban service providers in Myanmar

​Start Date  ​ ​End Date Budget​ ​ Funding​ ​01/09/2017 ​ ​30/09/2020 ​ ​615000 € ​ ​ Rosamur project is implemented within the framework of a capacity building program initiated end of 2015 , and aiming to improve the quality of environmental services in Myanmar cities through the establishmen...
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Improving water and sanitation services in Mandalay City (Myanmar)

​Start Date  ​ ​End Date  ​ ​Budget  ​ ​Funding ​01/12/2016 ​ ​22/12/2019 ​ ​2500000 € ​ ​AFD, Agence française de développement (AFD) ​ The project aims at providing access to water to 2,000 households of Mandalay City (Amarapura Township) and at implementing incentive measures for h...
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Investment from SMEs to be given priority in striped catfish farming project

29 May 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - Investment from small and medium enterprises will be given priority in a striped catfish farming project, which is being implemented on over 900 acres of land in Pantanaw Township, Ayeyawady Region, said Dr. Toe Nanda Tin, the Director of Global Eart...
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Htantabin Industrial Zone project to be implemented in Sept-end

29 May 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - The Yangon Region government is planning to develop industrial zones in 10 townships, and the Htantabin Industrial Zone project will be implemented on 2,200 acres of land in Htantabin Township in the northern district of Yangon, where Hline, Kokkowa,...
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Groundwater Myanmar (some)

U Myint Thein presents (some) Groundwater in Myanmar. He explains the nature of groundwater and its existence. Additionally, He shows -  (1) Major aquifer units including Monywa Sub-basin and Pale Sub-basin in Central Myanmar. (2) Utilization of Groundwater (Nation-Wide). (3) Groundwater P...
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Plastics, netting removed from coral reefs in Kawthoung

27 May 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - As part of efforts to conserve coral reefs, plastic, fishing nets and garbage on reefs near NyaungOoPhee Island in Kawthoung District in the Myeik Archipelago were removed by volunteers yesterday, who were working for the third day. A 10-member team ...
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Four mega urban projects under implementation in Yangon and Mandalay

26 May 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - The Department of Urban and Housing Development (DUHD) under Ministry of Construction is undertaking four mega urban projects in Yangon, the commercial capital and Mandalay, a commercial and cultural city of the Republic of Union of Myanmar. The proj...
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