This system monitors the seasonal river course changes of Ayeyarwady River in Myanmar using remote sensing images. The monitoring system enables large geographical coverage of more than 2000 km river length for monitoring seasonal erosion and deposition induced by high monsoonal flows.​Application P...
07 Oct 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - Myanmar and Thailand will speed up development of a Special Economic Zone (SEZ) and deep sea port at Dawei in Tanintharyi Region, officials said during the 9th Myanmar – Thailand Joint Coordinating Committee meeting last week. Basic infrastructure such as roads co...
07 Oct 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - Local and foreign experts have warned that the country's coral reef cover has declined by 70 percent, but the actual figure is difficult to ascertain because of a lack of data. During a recent meeting to come up with a national action plan to protect sharks and ma...
The event, named "Flow Together", was initiated by Local Port Design and Consultancy company - Think Maritime Co., Ltd. and co-organized with the Netherlands company - The Water Agency. The main intention is to gather MMU graduated working professionals from Port and Harbor and River and Coastal maj...
Indigenous farmers formed a local community (Water User Association) called Five village Bless, led to effective irrigation management by ensuring reliable and equal water distribution in support of their livelihoods in MyinMu Township, Sagaing Region in Myanmar.Local farmers can regulate the water ...
01 Oct 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - Since the mass production of plastic began, almost six billion tonnes of it – approximately 91 percent – has remained in our air, land and water. Plastic production and use is embedded in the global economy, and in our natural environment. This culture of waste is...
30 Sep 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - Mandalay Region's Sont Ye Lake in Kyaukse township and Paleik Lake in Tada-U will be designated as protected wetlands to conserve them and regulate development, a senior regional official said. U Myo Thit, regional minister for Natural Resources and Environmental ...
28 Sep 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - The Yangon water bus service has been suspended for one month from 27 September to 30 October on account of a major upgrade, according to U Ngwe Phyo Paing, the manager of the Yangon water bus service.The water bus services are being suspended to all...
With the most extensive and diverse network of funding agencies, development banks, multilateral/bilateral donors and government bodies, DevelopmentAid is able to assemble data on water projects into a standardized and centralized platform of tenders and grants. By monitoring the investments made by...
The Mandalay City Development Committee (MCDC) is facing severe challenges in improving its water service coverage. It is also facing mounting financial losses. In this context, MCDC called for actionable insights on improving its coverage and the potential for tariff hikes to ensure financial susta...
27 Sep 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - The Yangon River is thick with mud, and busy with boats of all sizes. Sometimes shipping containers make their way across the city shores, and others times trawlers can be seen shifting sand or oil between the docks. But these giants are far outnumbered by the sma...
ကမ႓ာ့ရာသီဥတု ပိုမိုပူပြင်းလာနေခြင်း နှင့်အတူ အအေးပိုင်းဒေသများမှ ရေခဲပြင်များ အရည်ပျော်နှုန်း မြန်ဆန်လာခါ ကမ႓ာကြီး၏ ပင်လယ် သမုဒ္ဒရာများ၏ ရေမျက်နှာပြင်များကို ပိုမိုမြင့်တက်လာစေခဲ့ပါသည်။ ပင်လယ်ပြင်နှင့် ထိစပ်မှုဧရိယာ များပြားပြီး မြေနိမ့်ဒေသများ သော တိုင်းပြည်နိုင်ငံများ၌ ကြီးမားသော ဘေးဒုက္ခများကို ဖ...
The consultation meeting in Taunggyi on September 12 was attended by representatives from relevant government agencies including forest, agriculture, mining, irrigation, water resources utilization, department of natural disaster, department of hydropower implementation and rural development, among ...
Source: DSS Water / DRR Team - On 15 September a DRR-Team counting 4 Dutch experts arrived in Myanmar, after DRR-Team has been selected at the beginning of this month. Their objective: a scoping mission related to the floods that hit Myanmar in Mid-August. These floods led to more than 110.000 displ...
23 Sep 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - Hundreds of people marched in downtown Yangon on Sunday as part of the Global Climate Strike to demand that action be taken to address the worsening effects of climate change around the world. At least 200 protesters gathered in front of Bogyoke Market and marched...

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