​2 APRIL 2020 - Source: Burma News International - While thorough handwashing has been proven as an effective strategy to fight the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Kachin State's camps say that the current water shortage prevents them from being able...
1 April 2020 - Source: BNI Multimedia GroupSai Wansai — On March 14, International Day of Action for Rivers, 23 countries' indigenous, together with thousands of river stewards, defenders, and allies called for the protection of their rivers and rights to manage them, with hundreds more joined in vi...
​31 MAR 2020 - Source: OOSKAnews - The six countries of the Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) Mechanism (China, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam) have committed to further enhancement of water resource cooperation, most especially in light of the COVID-19 pandemic."The epidemi...
​31 March 2020 - Source: LinkedIn  This is the time to learn new skills! Join Kurt Menke and me in our weekly free webinar on QGIS for Hydrological Applications. 7 weeks long, every Friday from 9 - 10 pm CET - 2:30 AM YGN (Saturday). We'll start tomorrow with georeferencing a scanned map a...
​30 MAR 2020 - Source: Frontier Myanmar On an island in the Ayeyarwady delta, saltwater crocodiles and fishing communities make unhappy neighbours, with environmental degradation driving deadly attacks.By HEIN THAR | FRONTIER Photos HKUN LATONLY THE sound of the boat's engine could be heard as ...
​29 MAR 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - At a time when every effort is being made to ensure equitable urban development in Yangon, a host of various projects are being implemented not only in the downtown but also in the outskirts. The implementation of establishing a world-class w...
Curriculum development for Bachelor course in water studies was discussed together with the professors and directors of relevant international partners with Environment and Water Studies (EWS) department of University of Yangon. Their vision is to become a Center of Excellence and a leading scientif...
Myanmar Water Journal - February 2020Welcome to the February edition of the Myanmar Water Journal. Providing you the latest news, insights, opportunities and events from the Myanmar water sector.Spotlights for News based on Water ThemesFebruary Newsletter will be filled withStudying the Irrawady Riv...
​23 March 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times  Conservationists have begun reintroducing a critically endangered turtle species in its original habitat in the upper Chindwin River. The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) said it has begun the "soft release" of 40 rare Burmese roofed turtles near Linph...
​23 MAR 2020 - Source: Mizzima - In Myanmar, limited groundwater resources must be used wisely to safeguard the livelihoods of thousands during the climate crisis.As we mark World Water Day, experts and communities alike will be sharing messages on water scarcity under climate change, emphasizi...
​23 March 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times Participants in a round table dialogue urge Myanmar to speed up preparations for the impacts of climate change on access to clean water. Like many countries, Myanmar is vulnerable to climate change. Ahead of World Water Day 2020, WaterAid Myanmar hosted a round...
​23 MAR 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - The date of the establishment of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) on 23 March 1950 has been named World Meteorological Day. This organization announces a slogan for World Meteorology Day every year, and this day is celebrated in al...
​ ရေ ဆိုသည်မှာ ရာသီဥတုပြောင်းလဲမှုကြောင့် ဖြစ်ပေါ်လာသော သက်ရောက်မှုများကို လူ့အဖွဲ့အစည်း နှင့် သဘာ၀ပတ်၀န်းကျင်ထံသယ်ယူပို့ဆောင်ပေးတဲ့ ကြားခံတစ်ခုဖြစ်သည်။ ရေကို ရေရှည်စီမံခန့်ခွဲ့နိုင်ခြင်းသည် ရာသီဥတုပြောင်းလဲမှုကို ဖြေရှင်းနိုင်သည့် အရေးကြီးသော အစိတ်အပိုင်းအဖြစ် ပါ၀င်နေပါသည်။ ရာသီဥတုပြောင်းလဲမှုသည် က...
The Innovation Call for Proposals 2020 is now open!The Cities Alliance has launched an Innovation Call for Proposals to award small grants to advance affordable, accessible and innovative climate adaptation concepts, products and processes at the community level, and foster dialogue and engagement b...
​20 March 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - To prevent the insufficient supply of drinking water in summer, Mandalay Rural Development Department MRDD is planning to provide drinking water, spending K 24 million for 51 villages in 13 townships in Mandalay Region. The ward administrators c...

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