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 Management program...

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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...

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...

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 establishment o...

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 house...

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...

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...

A win-win project for Irrawaddy dolphins

​Source: Frontier Myanmar​ ​In the sixth instalment of a series profiling Myanmar's leading responsible tourism businesses, Frontier highlights a project aimed at helping to save the Irrawaddy dolphin.  By ALFRED SKARTVEIT HELSKOG | FRONTIER TOURISTS are helping to keep alive a local fishing te...

Capacity Building of Urban Services' Managers in Myanmar

​Major Cities of Myanmar face great challenges to deliver high quality basic services to their citizens while urbanization is at an early but growing stage. While this urbanization process is closely linked to economic development, its effects on health can be contradictory. The urbanization of Myan...

Rural wells running dry, villagers seek aid

30 Apr 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - For the past two months Myanmar's countryside has been sizzling hot, with daytime temperatures averaging 40 degrees Celsius and above. Wells and lakes have dried up, as have streams, which are the traditional source of water for tens of thousands of villagers. The...

ျမစ္ႀကီးရတနာ ဧရာ၀တီ

ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံ၏ အေရးပါဆံုး သဘာ၀သယံဇာတတစ္ခုျဖစ္ေသာ ဧရာ၀တီျမစ္ႀကီး အတြက္ သီးသန္႔ စီမံခန္႔ခြဲမႈ အာဏာပိုင္အဖြဲ႕အစည္းတစ္ရပ္ ထား႐ွိ ေဆာင္႐ြက္ေပးရန္ အခ်ိန္တန္ၿပီျဖစ္ပါသည္။ ​ျမစ္ဆံုကိစၥ ေျဖ႐ွင္းခ်က္ မေဖာ္ထုတ္ႏိုင္ေသးျခင္း၊ အပူပိုင္းေဒသ ႏွင့္ ျမစ္၀ကၽြန္းေပၚတြင္ ျမစ္ကမ္းပါး တိုက္စားမႈ ေၾကာင့္ လယ္သမားမ်ား စိုးရ...

Mandalay villagers long for blissful, not-so-distant past

24 April 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - Nyaung Ni Pin's villagers can now barely recall those happy times when they could just go down to the Dotehtawady River to splash in, as well as drink, its clear water. Fish were abundant and the river was the lifeblood of the village of about 1000 people, as we...

The Standoff Over the Myitsone Dam Project in Myanmar: Advantage China

Introduction—China's Stalled Dam Project in Myanmar On January 12th, the Embassy of the People's Republic of China (PRC) in Myanmar issued a statement warning Myanmar that if it failed to resolve the dispute over the stalled Myitsone Hydropower Dam project in Myanmar's northern state of Kachin, "con...

Waingmaw residents call for end of Myitsone Dam project

23 Apr 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - Thousands of people in Waingmaw township in Kachin State protested against the resumption of the stalled Myitsone Dam project on Monday. The protesters said they would prefer the state to be underdeveloped rather than to see the project resume because they said it...

More than K9 billion owed for irrigation in Mandalay

03 April 19 - Source: Myanmar Times The government is owed more than K9.1 billion for water supplied for irrigation in Mandalay Region, according to Mandalay Auditor General Daw Khin Aye Swe. From 2006-2007 to 2016-17, K9.14 billion was not paid to the government by township, ward or village tract a...