20 July 18 - Bringing its commitment to help improving the water supply and sanitation in Myanmar, a drinking water facility was officially set in motion as part of MyanmarWater's Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program.MyanmarWater, in great collaboration with Yangon City Development Com...
​20 July 18 - More rain is expected in middle areas of Myanmar starting from July 22 due to the remnant rain clouds from the storm, said meteorologist Chit Kyaw."The storm may occur in north of Bay of Bengal. The depression is likely to cross inland through Gulf of Tonkin near Hong Kong. The ra...
​On 12th of July 2018, World Wildlife Fund Myanmar (WWF – Myanmar) organized a Free-Flowing Rivers Workshop in Yangon.Free-Flowing Rivers can be quoted when they are connected in four following ways.1. Longitudinally, a river should be connected between upstream and downstream.2. Laterally...
The Ayeyarwady Integrated River Basin Management (AIRBM) project has started in September 2015, with aid from World Bank ($100 million). It supports Myanmar to develop the institutions and tools for water resource management and implementation of integrated river basin management in the Ayeyarwady B...
​IntroductionThe goal of the 'Myanmar-Netherlands Water Challenge' 2018 is to inspire young people for water and attract them to the water sector. Myanmar students can join the program and become a qualified water professional, who knows how to deal with the multitude of water challenges.The program...
​On July 2, Bangladesh's The Independent newspaper reported that the World Bank had stopped approving projects for Myanmar as part of international moves to pressure Nay Pyi Taw regarding the issues in Rakhine State. The story quoted Bangladesh Finance Minister AMA Muhith after his meeting with Worl...
​9 July 18 - Monsoon doesn't seem to bother the residents of Yangon much. Boys selling snacks by traffic lights open up their umbrellas and continue peddling goods from car to car. A taxi driver chucks a food wrapper into the gutter on the roadside.Litter is causing a flooding problem in the ci...
Vera Thiess Fellowship for Women Emerging River Professional Award The International RiverFoundation's Vera Thiess Fellowship for Women gives women from developing countries the opportunity to gain valuable work experience through the IRF and its partners, with the goal of advancing women's particip...
Myanmar Water Journal - July 2018Welcome to the July edition of the Myanmar Water Journal. Providing you the latest news, insights, opportunities and events from the Myanmar water sector. Spotlights for NewsJob Vacancy from the Embassy of Netherlands in Myanmar, Two great opportunities fro...
​Training workshop is about Ecosystem Functions and Services in Integrated Water Resources Management. It was 5-days training from 25 to 29 June in Irrigation Technology Center (ITC), Bago. Global Water Partnership Southeast Asia (GWP-SEA), Irrigation Water Utilization Management Development (IWUMD)...
5 July 18 - A joint report by the Central Statistical Organisation, the UNDP and the World Bank, reveals significant changes in living conditions in Myanmar over time. The key findings are:- The main changes in electrification are happening in Myanmar's villages, with almost all the growth in s...
​26 June 18 - Flooding is an obvious problem in Myanmar, mostly in downtown of Yangon and rural regions during monsoon season. Although we desired to live near water, nobody wants to live in flooding.To learn more about these improvements, we interviewed U Aye Ko who is the project leader of th...
Earth Observation for Sustainable Development (EO4SD) is a European Space Agency (ESA) initiative towards making satellite data useful for sustainable development projects. A key objective for EO4SD is to empower users with the ability to leverage Earth Observation data and services in an independen...
 ​We interviewed with May Myat Mon who is the one of the alumni of WLE fellowships program. She is currently working in water and sanitation department of Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC). She contributed her experience during the program. MK30: Capacity building and professional develo...
​26 June 18 - The Mekong River Commission and the Japan International Cooperation Agency have launched a joint study on forest conservation and river basin management in the lower Mekong aimed at improving management and environmental conservation of the area.The study was launched last Friday ...

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