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Satellite remote sensing used in water protection | | #AsiaNewsNetwork

28 Apr 19 - Source: Eleven Myanmar - China Daily/ANN - Satellite remote sensing has transformed environmental law enforcers into clairvoyants thanks to an app on drinking water sources developed by the Ministry of Ecology and Environment, People's Daily reported. Law enforcement on drinking water so...
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Integrated Water Resources Management Project in Bago moves into second phase

28 Apr 19 - The second phase of the IWRM project has been approved for funding by the Norwegian embassy in Myanmar. The project is part of the Myanmar Norway Environmental Programme phase II. Five new years for the Integrated Water Resources Management – Training and Institution Building project fro...
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630,000 Without Adequate Potable Water as Summer Temps Soar

26 Apr 19 - Source: The Irrwaddy - YANGON—Ten of 14 regions and states are currently suffering from shortages of drinking water due to rising summer temperatures, according to the Rural Water Supply Department of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation. Day temperatures across the coun...
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Water bus to run in Ngamoeyeik creep: Yangon Chief

25 Apr 19 - Source: Eleven Myanmar - The region government is planning to run water bus in Ngamoeyeik creep for the convenience of water transport, said Yangon Region Chief Minister Phyo Min Thein during an interview with Myanma Ahlin newspaper. If the water transport is used, it can reduce the traf...
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Storms kill two, displace thousands of people in Sagaing

24 Apr 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - Two people were killed and about 4000 people were displaced by windstorms that pummelled villages across the country in early April, the Disaster Management Department said. The two fatalities were villagers in Sagaing Region, where over 100 houses were torn apart...
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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...
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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...
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Fisheries Dept issues ‘extreme heat’ advisory for farmers

23 Apr 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - The Wakema Township Fisheries Department has issued an 'extreme heat' warning for fish farmers, urging them to be on the alert to prevent any losses arising from soaring temperatures. "Because of extremely high temperature, the water of fish breeding...
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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...
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Myanmar to export farmed fisheries to EU from May onwards

23 April 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - Myanmar will be able to export farmed marine products to the European Union (EU) starting from May 1, said U Thet Naing, deputy director of the Quality Control and Research Division of Fisheries Department. Up until recently, the EU had only permitted imports of...
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ေျမေအာက္ေရေအာင္းလြာထဲသို႔ေရငန္တိုး၀င္ျခင္းႏွင့္မဟာရန္ကုန္ - အပိုင္း ၂

ေရငန္ (Salt water)၊ လူ၊က်ြဲနြား၊တရိစာၦန္တို႔ မေသာက္သံုးႏွိင္ေသာေရ ျဖစ္ပါသည္။ ေရွ့ေျပးစမ္းသပ္နည္းမွာ ထိုေရကိုလွ်ာျဖင့္ အနဲငယ္တို႔ၾကည့္ပါက လက္ဖခံႏ်ိင္ေလာက္သည့္ ငံေသာအရသာကို ရေပါမည္။ အဘယ္ေၾကာင့္ ဆိုေသာ္ ပင္လယ္ေရ၊ ဆားငန္ေရတြင္ေပ်ာ္၀င္ေနေသာဓါတ္ဆားပမာဏသည္ လူသတၱ၀ါတို႔၏  ေသြးထဲတြင္ရိွသည့္ ဓါတ္ဆားပမာဏ ထ...
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Infrastructural development will enhance resources of Ayeyawady delta

14 April 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - The Ayeyawady Region is a delta area with full of rivers and creeks. Fertile land and abundant aquatic resources are major source of livelihood for local people. The region was widely known as a granary of Myanmar, and the promotion of its agricult...
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Environmental group to build capacity with IFC support

12 April 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - The Myanmar Environmental Assessment Association (MEAA) enter into an agreement with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) to improve environmental and social (E&S) risk assessment and management skills in the private sector. The MEAA, which has over 1...
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Grants for collaborative research for policy and practice for Mekong Region researchers

The Sustainable Mekong Research Network (SUMERNET) announces a call for concept notes for its research grants for 2019. This phase of the programme (2019-2028) is titled SUMERNET 4 All, focusing on water insecurity in the Mekong Region. The total fund available in this round is 12,000,000 SEK for 12...
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Milestones to celebrate, and First Stop: Invest Myanmar Summit 2019

A Happy New Year to all and I hope you are having a good start to 2019. We ended 2018 with a very important milestone in the life and work of NYDC. We presented the first version of the master planning of the New Yangon City at a highly successful Visionary Workshop. The workshop was attended by Yan...
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