Lancang-Mekong Baby On Drought Solution

Source: GlobalWaterPartnership - Lancang-Mekong area is one of the regions with the greatest development potential in Asia and beyond. 2022 marks the 6th year of the Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) mechanism. "Shared river, Shared future" is the cooperation theme standing for 'a Community of S...

မဲခေါင်၏ရေလွှမ်းလွင်ပြင် စိမ့်မြေများ

မဲခေါင်မြစ်ဝှမ်းအောက်ပိုင်းက စိမ့်တောများ၊ ရေလွှမ်းလွင်ပြင်များ၊ ရေဖုံးလွှမ်းနေသော မြက်ခင်းပြင်များသည် ကမ္ဘာမြေပေါ်ရှိ ဇီဝရုပ်ပိုင်း ဆိုင်ရာ အရေးပါဆုံး နယ်မြေများထဲမှ တစ်ခုဖြစ်သည်။ သို့သော်ငြား ထို ဂေဟဗေဒစနစ်များသည် ကြောက်ခမန်းလိလိ အမြန်နှုန်းနှင့် ပျောက် ကွယ်လျက်ရှိနေပေသည်။ မဲခေါင်မြစ်ဝှမ်းအောက်ပို...

'Enhance water management cooperation in Lancang-Mekong region'

Source: CHINADAILY - By: Yang Han HONG KONG – Lancang-Mekong countries need to enhance cooperation over water management to tackle extreme weather challenges triggered by climate change, according to experts. Chayanis Krittasudthacheewa, deputy director of Stockholm Environment Institute's Asia Cent...

What are the impacts of dams on the Mekong river?

Source: The Third Pole - By Tyler Roney - The Mekong river feeds jungles, irrigates crops for tens of millions of people, and supports the Tonle Sap lake – the most productive inland fishery on the planet China completed its first mainstream hydropower dam on the Mekong, the Manwan da...

Call for Application_Solutions Search: Meaningful Youth Engagement in ADB's Greater Mekong Subregion Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security Program

Description: This is an open call for the Solutions Search: Meaningful Youth Engagement in ADB's Greater Mekong Subregion Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security Program (GMS SAFSP). This contest is a solution-sharing platform for youth in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS). Through the form ...

River Water Level Dashboard

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

Myanmar Flood Monitoring Dashboard

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...

National Environmental Policy of Myanmar

Myanmar is blessed with diverse ecosystems, rich biodiversity and bountiful natural resources. The health of these ecosystems is essential for the country's development and the people's wellbeing, given that all economic and social sectors depend on its natural capital. Yet many of our country's nat...

Farmers have water tax arrears from 2006-2007

08 Dec 2020 - Source: Mizzima - In Kayah State, farmers who depend on water for their agriculture owed about 6,000 lakh kyats from 2006-2007 until today, said U Wai Lwin, director of the Irrigation and Water Utilization Management Department from Kayah State. "Dams and reservoirs were built by ...

Water info-sharing platform launched for Mekong nations

01 Dec 2020 - Source: Ecns - China launched an online information-sharing platform on water resources in Beijing on Monday as part of its efforts to help Mekong River countries address the challenges of climate change. The opening of the website comes as the Lancang-Mekong River Basin faces esc...

Representatives of Mekong River countries hail cooperation amid pandemic

30 Nov 2020 - Source: Global Times - Representatives from Mekong River countries applauded achievements brought by the Lancang-Mekong River cooperation mechanism over the past four years, calling it the most vibrant case of establishing a community with a shared future for humanity at the 2020 ...

Fight for the Mekong gathers pace

26 November 2020 - Source: Bangkok Post More than 20 years ago, when two Chiang Rai-based environmentalists, Niwat Roikaew and Somkiat Kuenwongsa, learned that the Chinese government were blasting rapids in the upper Mekong River from Yunnan to Myanmar and Laos to clear the way for large commercial ...

China to share Mekong data with MRC countries

26th OCT 2020 - Source: Eleven Media Group Co., Ltd. (The Phnom Penh Post/ANN)-------China's Ministry of Water Resources signed an agreement with the Mekong River Commission (MRC) on October 22 which stated China would share more hydrological data with Mekong countries to ensure they can prepare for...

Lancang-Mekong countries reach new joint agreement on water resource info-sharing

29 Sep 2020 - Source: Global Times - China and the other five Mekong River countries reached an agreement on the memorandum of understanding (MoU) to discuss China-proposed practical measures of sharing the Lancang River's hydrological data for the whole year with the Mekong countries at the se...

Mekong countries welcome water sharing, construction assistance under LMC mechanism

16 SEP 2020 - Source: Global Times Although the US has tried to provoke ASEAN countries against China, most officials and citizens in these countries are seemingly not willing to join the works.Daw Than Than Htay, a member of Myanmar Institute of Strategic and International Studies, told the Global ...