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Do you have a Health-Related Climate Change Story to tell? The EJN opens new call for proposals

This round of grants from EJN's Asia-Pacific program aims to support stories that explain to local communities how climate change impacts human health and illustrate how vulnerable communities are adapting. EJN The Earth Journalist Network has announced an open call for proposals - offering Journali...
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Sanitation Assessment - Report (ROSAMUR Project)

Within the framework of the capacity building program for Myanmar urban services providers implemented by GRET (ROSAMUR project), a comprehensive assessment study on sanitation in Magway city was conducted with the key following objectives: To gather and analyze data and information on sanitation co...
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Factory waste affects villagers along Dotehtawady: groups

27 June 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - Residents of Amarapura township , Mandalay Region, are suffering because factories dump wastewater in the Dotehtawady River, and the government needs to address the problem, said U Maung Maung Oo, leader of the Natural Green Alliance. The city said it would build...
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‘Water Wave’ – Spread water news in your network and participate in our giveaway

Spread the water news from the Portal in your network and stand a chance to win a prize! The Myanmar Water Portal provides you with a one-stop gateway for all Myanmar water sector news, business, events, contacts and projects. Help us create a 'Water Wave' by spreading Myanmar water news in your net...
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Locals asked to be alert of crocodiles in rivers Ayeyarwady Delta

22 June 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - With the mating season of crocodiles on, officials with the Meinmahla Kyun Wildlife Sanctuary have asked locals in Bogale, Pyapon, and Mawlamyingyun townships of Ayeyawady Region to be on the alert while bathing in the Ayeyarwady River. They have al...
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PIB UWLY Consortium hosts Scoping Workshop to develop water interventions for Thaketa township

Source: The Water Agency Date: June 21st, 2019 From June 10-14, 2019, a workshop 'Scoping the interventions for Thaketa township' was organized in Yangon as part of the Urban Water track of the Partners in Business: Urban Water Logistics for a Greater Yangon (PIB UWLY ) program. Previously a success...
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Myanmar issues climate change policies as World Bank sounds environment alarm

19 June 19 - Source: National Multimedia - IN RESPONSE to emerging environmental issues caused by heavy reliance on natural resources, Myanmar has come up with new policies on national environment and climate change as well as a master plan, Kyaw Zaw, deputy permanent secretary at the natural and en...
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The hunger haunting the nation’s rice bowl

​A depletion in the variety of local food sources, stubborn poverty rates and stretched health services are driving high rates of malnutrition in the Ayeyarwady delta. By KYAW LIN HTOON | FRONTIER The crowd at the jetty in the Ayeyarwady Region town of Thabaung waited patiently for the boats that wo...
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Unique opportunity to explore Dutch water innovation projects in October/November

Source: The Water Agency  From October 28th until November 8th 2019, JOIN US ON A UNIQUE 2-WEEK STUDY TOUR OF THE NETHERLANDS. In this immersion of Dutch water innovation, build your leadership skills on solutions for climate change impacts, see the ingredients for collaborative effort and go h...
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Electricity demand tops projections, dams unable to keep up: ministry

18 June 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - The Ministry of Electricity and Energy says the demand for electricity this year is expected to be higher than projected. "Demand, whether because of higher-than-expected usage or lower-than-expected power generation, is likely to exceed supply as a result of the...
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Myanmar Water Journal - June 2019

Myanmar Water Journal - June 2019 Welcome to the June edition of the Myanmar Water Journal. Providing you the latest news, insights, opportunities and events from the Myanmar water sector. Banner Packages are shown in this edition. If you would like to promote your company or organization, please gi...
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Startup challenge for youth

11 June 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - Phandeeyar Accelerator will hold its Startup Challenge for budding entrepreneurs at its Innovation Lab from June 29 to July 7. This year the event explores technology in four main areas: "Tech in Cities," "Tech for Women's Safety," "Fintech" and "Tech for Farms"....
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The Amarapura Project - Improving Water Service in Mandalay City

We did an interview with Thibaut Le Loc'h, the coordinator of the Water, Sanitation and Solid Waste Management program in Myanmar from GRET, a France-based INGO, where we learnt more about his efforts and thoughts on improving water service in Mandalay City through the Amarapura Water and Sanitation...
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Shan parliament debates Inle Lake conservation bill

12 June 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - The Shan State Hluttaw debated a bill on the conservation of Inle Lake in Nyaungshwe township from June 6 to 8. The bill was drafted by the hluttaw Bill Committee, government agencies, civil society organisations and local MPs. "This law is necessary for Inle Lak...
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Japanese company to conduct feasibility study on new waste disposal method in Monywa

11 June 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - Japan's Fujita Company will study the feasibility of implementing a new waste disposal system in Monywa in July, said U Thit Htoo Myint, the Director of Sagaing Region's Municipal Committee. "Monywa produces about 150 tons of garbage a day. The curr...
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