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Drinking water plants inspected in Yangon

30 Jan 19 - Source: Mizzima - The Department of Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has been carrying out surprise inspections at drinking water plants in four townships of Yangon Region every month, state media reported quoting Dr Min Wun, the head of FDA (Yangon). "The plan is expected to cover the...
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Ayeyarwady dolphin found dead in Mandalay

Ayeyarwady dolphin found dead in Mandalay

28 Jan 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - Conservationists have recovered the body of an endangered Ayeyarwady dolphin off Patheingyi township in Mandalay Region, a conservationist said. U Kyaw Hla Thein of the dolphin programme at the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) said the dead dolphin was found on...
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New dry port expected to cut transport costs in Mandalay

New dry port expected to cut transport costs in Mandalay

25 Jan 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - The first dry port in Mandalay Region to transport goods by container has opened in Myitnge, Amarapura township, making the movement of products to and from the city easier and cheaper, according to Transport and Communications Minister U Thant Sin Maung. "We have...
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Yangon Water Bus to Twante

25 Jan 2019 - Source: Myanmar Times - Botahtaung Terminal is a nice place to spend some time on a warm sunny day. You could put together a picnic and enjoy the Yangon river until sunset, that is, unless you have somewhere you need to be. That's really why people crowd there – to take the Yangon wate...
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CoP-Session

Water Futures - Workshop to discuss collaborative opportunities

As the Yangon city development is continuing at a rapid pace, the management of water is growing to become a key topic. With a wide scale of water management challenges still ahead, now is the time to get a good understanding of which colleagues and organisations are covering the different areas of ...
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Thet Oo Mon

Gather work experience and now master student of Water and Coastal Management (WACOMA) - Interview with Thet Oo Mon

I made an interview with Thet Oo Mon who is attending Joint Master Degree of Water and Coastal Management (WACOMA) in Europe over the next two years. She made it through the competitive application process for a fully funded ERASMUS Mundus Joint Master Degree . She shares her experiences about how s...
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Half of water meter fees wasted in Mon, minister says

17 Jan 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - Mawlamyine township in Mon State collected municipal fees on only half the volume of water consumed last year, said U Min Kyaw Lwin, minister of Municipal Affairs for the Mon State government. The 23 districts of Mawlamyine township used 190 billion litres of wate...
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MOOC-course

Online Course - Water: Addressing the Global Crisis

Starts on January 14, 2019 The SDG Academy and the Stockholm International Water Institute have come together to offer this MOOC on some of the most important water issues. We focus on the key role water plays in the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals, not least SDG 6, about sustainabl...
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Myanmar Water Journal - January 2019

​ Myanmar Water Journal - January 2019 Welcome to the January edition of the Myanmar Water Journal. Providing you the latest news, insights, opportunities and events from the Myanmar water sector. Spotlights for News January Newsletter will be filled with Outcome of the Greater Mekong Forum 2018 Int...
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Job Announcement Technical Engineer Manager at 1001fontaines/Network Activities Group (NAG) in Magway

​Position: Technical Manager  Location : Magway City / Magway Region / Myanmar  Directly report to : Project Manager  Under supervision : 1 technician Duration: 12 months renewable  Type of job : Full time job  - International contract or local contract  Salary: Depends...
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Conserving biodiversity in the Chindwin River Basin in Myanmar

How is the issue of biodiversity conservation perceived in Myanmar in terms of economic development, livelihoods and policy? Where are the policy gaps?  Source: sei.org Given Myanmar's rapid economic development in recent years, the Chindwin Basin faces unplanned and unmanaged changes occur­rin...
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Apply for National Coordinator - Myanmar Wang Pong Port Feasibility Study Project

​Written in Burmese Language. Directorate of Water Resources and Improvement of River Systems (DWIR) would like to hire a National Coordinator. Please read the information written in Burmese. ​Source Link - DWIR Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/MOTC.DWIR/

Dr. Piet Filet in Myanmar 2019

After his visit in 2018, our Managing Partner – Australia, Dr. Piet Filet is in town for a week (21 – 25, January). He is an expert on water management, specifically on flood resilience. Besides, he has expertise in engagement and community management on the topic of water. He met with many of stake...
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Showcasing Smart Information Solutions in the Ayeyarwady Delta at Greater Mekong Forum 2018

In countries like Myanmar a decent system for data collection and monitoring is often missing. But having access to sufficient and accurate data is essential for making fact-based decisions, predictions and policy-making. However, this scarcity can be turned into an advantage: by skipping less effic...
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Meeting with Myanmar Purified Drinking Water Association about groundwater extraction

U Ye Htut, Chairman of Myanmar Purified Drinking Water Association, speaks about the story of the association, the objectives and the current activities in Myanmar. He provided me of information and profile of the association and tried to elaborate more about its activities in Myanmar. Myanmar Purif...
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