Myanmar Water Journal - May 2020Welcome to the May 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 ThemesMay Newsletter will be filled withThe Completion of a 7-month project - Fl...
05 JUN 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - The government is helping farmers negotiate contract-farming deals with agricultural companies on 200,000 acres for this year's growing season, senior agriculture official said.U Ye Tint Tun, director general of the Department of Agriculture, said the deals...
Last February, I have attended the 3-week short course called Managing Water Organizations from February 8 to 27 at IHE-Delft with Orange Knowledge Program (OKP) scholarship funded by NUFFIC. Since the beginning of my time working in the Myanmar Water Sector, IHE-Delft was the first institute that I...
27 May 2020  - Source: MONGABAYCampaigners in the Tanintharyi region of southern Myanmar have urged international donors to support community conservation efforts, rather than what they see as a top-down approach that excludes indigenous groups.In a report released on Friday, CAT documents resi...
Have you already heard of U Myint Thein, the one who has full of knowledge and experiences in the groundwater sector as well as a writer and also a winner of Myanmar National Literacy Award 2018?This week we arrange an interview section with him and in this article, he shared about his career life s...
02 June 2020 - Source: Myanmar Business Todayအောက်တွင် မြန်မာလို ဖတ်ရှုနိုင်ပါသည်။The water bus service now halted since September will resume in the second week of June with new ticket fees, according to the water bus service operator Tint Tint Myanmar Company Limited. The company said it is planni...
01 JUN 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - The government will take actions against offshore fishing boats that are illegally operating in the water of Myanmar via Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) starting from 1 June (today).The decision was made at the meeting of fishing boat owners an...
31 MAY 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - Yangon Pansodan-Dala water ferries will resume as usual starting from 1 June for the passengers to be able to travel conveniently, according to the Delta Division of the Inland Water Transport (IWT).The Pansodan-Dala jetty is the only gateway ...
31 MAY 2020 - Source: ABC News - It's one of 10 rivers in the world that collectively contribute up to 95 per cent of plastic in the ocean.Running for more than 4,000 kilometres, the Mekong River flows through six countries, starting in China and making its way through Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, ...
29 May 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times Ko Aung Ye Zaw has spent more than a year at sea, in a place he refers to as "the water prison." The water prison is a colloquial expression that refers to being stuck at sea, as a Myanmar sailor. Although sailors like Ko Aung Ye Zaw earn a good wage, they pa...
29 May 2020 - Source: The Global New Light Of MyanmarA total of 172 traps, which can hunt deer and wild pigs, were found in April and May in Shwesettaw Wildlife Sanctuary areas, according to wildlife sanctuary administration office. The Shwesettaw Wildlife Sanctuary located in Minbu district is over...
29 MAY 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - Coral reefs are rising out of the water of Manaung island in the Bay of Bengal of Rakhine State but the phenomenon does not indicate an earthquake or tsunami is coming, a senior official of the Myanmar Earthquake Committee said.U Myo Thant, deputy committee...
Flood hazard and flood risk model for Yangon has been completed in October 2019 to assist Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC) to prepare measures to make Yangon more resilient into Climate Adaptation. Funded by the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO), a 7-month project of consortium partners le...
27 MAY 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times The Ministry of Construction last week submitted a proposal to Parliament for an additional US$20 million loan from South Korea for the construction of the Myanmar-Korea Friendship Bridge, or Dala Bridge. The loan, which will be drawn from Korea's Economic Develop...
26 May 2020 - Source: Eleven Media Group Co.,Ltd. KALAY-Locals from Teddim Township, Chin State had water scarcity since the beginning of early December. "Water shortage occurred in early December. We have no enough to cook the rice. We have to carry water from a place about 5-mile away from our vil...

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