301d Sustainable Urban Water and Sanitation-Integrated ProcessesDurationPart 1: November 12-30, 2018Part 2: 2 weeks in March-April, 2019LocationPart 1: Stockholm SwedenPart 2: To be decidedNumber of participants25Target RegionAsiaClosing date for applicationsMay 11, 2018 InvitationAchieving Sus...
1 May 18 - Myanma Port Authority, under the Ministry of Transport and Communications, launched its Port Electronic Data Interchange (Port EDI) system on April 30. The adoption will computerise the entire system and enhance the efficiency of trade and logistics in the coastal ports.The launch ce...
This publication shows that, without improved water management or adaptation to climate change, the global sustainability goals cannot be achieved. The report highlights the urgent need for an integrated approach to limiting climate- and water-related risks. Using maps and info-graphics, The geograp...
27 Apr 18 - Plans for a deep-sea port as part of the ambitious New Yangon City project have been welcomed by the residents of five villages who are at risk of being washed away due to riverbank erosion. About a dozen houses, mostly small bamboo huts, occupy the narrow strip of land between...
​26 Apr 18 - The Yangon Regional Government is drawing up a master plan with the aid of the Japanese International Cooperation Agency and Korea International Cooperation Agency to transform Yangon into an economic hub with job and business opportunities for residents and investors, according to...
​24 Apr 2018 - The Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC) will start distributing water in Dala Township after this year's rainy season, according to Yangon Region Chief Minister U Phyo Min Thein. The project has reached the water purification stage.The YCDC will carry out the distribution of...
​24 Apr 18 - Since its launch in early April, investor interest in the New Yangon City project from China, South Korea and ASEAN has been on the rise, Yangon Chief Minister U Phyo Min Thein said during a press conference at the 2018 Yangon Investment Forum on April 20.The Yangon Region Governme...
​The annual water festival has been celebrated the coming new year with a nationwide display of performances, religious rituals, and bucket loads of water. It is an indigenous ceremony, not to be missed if you are visiting the country in April.As Thingyan is at the end of the dry season, it's conven...
​The construction of five sluice gates on an island between two rivers in the Ayeyawady Region has created 7,500 acres of seawater-free land on which monsoon, as well as summer paddy, can be cultivated. The unit-9 of Irrigation and Water Utilization Management Department has been building ...
 "The UN Watercourses Convention: A Window of Opportunities for Cooperation" was held at Aureum Palace Hotel, Nay Pyi Taw on 11th April 2018, facilitated by IUCN under the BRIDGE programme in partnership with National Water Resources Committee (NWRC) of Myanmar.The objective of the dialogue is ...
In the dry and arid central region of Myanmar, climate risks mean more intense and longer dry spells and frequent droughts. Village communities mostly eke out a living growing peanuts and sesame and raising livestock. But as water for drinking and farming gets scarce, many communities are coping by ...
​Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar – March 9, 2018: Framework to assess river health in Myanmar presentedAs Myanmar develops, pressure on the country's rivers is increasing. With limited data available to inform management decisions, sustainable development of these key national resources is challenging. In resp...
Paing Paing earned his living as a fisherman in Thai deep-sea fishing. He gazed out to sea and the open sea was his world and it was a hard life. He dreamt of staying with his family, investing a lot of energy in fishing for his family. " A living reality was worse; frankly speaking , we had to work...
Source: The Myanmar TimesDate: 12 April 2018​Over 50 villages in three townships in Southern Shan State are suffering from water shortage and appealed for urgent water provisions, according to Shan civil society organisations (CSO)."Water shortages are growing year after year in this region. The gov...
Source: Myanmar Times Date: 10 April 2018 ​Myanmar exported over 560,000 tonnes of fishery products in 2017-18, the highest in 20 years, according to data provided by the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation (MOALI). At those levels, the exports are worth $711 million.That cou...

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