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Accelerating climate change calls for better disaster preparedness

11 June 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - Myanmar is once again entering monsoon season and while the majority of the country is having its share of pouring rain and blowing winds, the nation's dry zone has still not seen a drop. On the other hand, while there have been strong winds and lig...
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Hluttaw approves Dutch aid for Mandalay water plan

11 June 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - The Pyidaungsu Hluttaw (Assembly of the Union) has approved an offer of assistance from the Netherlands government and loans from two Netherlands banks for a water supply project in Pyigyitagun township, Mandalay Region. The assembly voted last Friday on the proj...
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Job Announcement: 4 New Job Openings at the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in Myanmar (Apply by End June 2019)

Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) ​ is currently looking for 4 individuals to join the Myanmar country office. Please read further  for more details on  the available job postings. Note: This position is open to both Internationals and Myanmar Nationals. ​Positi...
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အမႈိက္ကေရႊျဖစ္ေအာင္ဘယ္လိုလုပ္ၾကမလဲ

Translated by Khaing Su Lwin   Original Article from Water, Land and Ecosystem (WLE) Website ​ မိလႅာစီးပြားေရးလုပ္ငန္းလို႔ ေျပာလိုက္ရင္ အားသြန္ ခြန္စိုက္ လုပ္ခ်င္စရာ စီးပြားေရး လုပ္ငန္းတစ္ခုလို႔ ျမင္မိခ်င္မွ ျမင္မိၾကမွာပါ။ ဒါေပမဲ့ သင္ဟာ စြန္႔ပစ္ပစၥည္း စီမံခန္႔ခြဲမႈကို လ်စ္လ်ဴရႈထားတဲ့ စီးပြားေရး...
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ေျမေအာက္ေရေအာင္းလြာထဲသို႔ေရငန္တိုး၀င္ျခင္းႏွင့္မဟာရန္ကုန္ - အပိုင္း ၃

ေရခ်ိဳ၊ေရငန္ အမ်ိဳးအစား၊အဆင့္ခြဲျခားျခင္း (Grading of Fresh water Salt water) ေရခိ်ဳေရငန္အမိ်ဳးအစားမ်ားကို ဇလဘူမိေဗဒဆိုင္ရာနည္းပညာမ်ားအရ၊ေရတြင္ေပ်ာ္၀င္ေနေသာဓါတ္ပစၥည္း(ဓါတ္ဆား)စုစုေပါင္းေပ်ာ္၀င္မွဳ့ပမာဏ (Total Dissolved Solid / TDS) ဆားဓါတ္ပါ၀င္မွဳ့အနဲအမ်ား ႏွင့္ကလိုရုိက္ေပ်ာ္၀င္မွဳ့အနဲအမ်ားအလိုက္(၄)...
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President U Win Myint attends World Environment Day 2019

06 June 19 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - The World Environment Day for 2019 was observed in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday, with an opening address by President U Win Myint. In his opening address, the President said the World Environment Day, on 5 June 2019 is the most important day for highlighti...
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The Marvelous Experience of a Myanmar Young Water Professional at the OzWater’19

The Marvelous Experience of a Myanmar Young Water Professional at the OzWater’19

Written by Pyae Phyo Kyaw It was around mid-march when I saw a post on the Myanmar Water Portal website that scholarships were available for international young water professionals from the Indo-Pacific region to attend Ozwater'19 this May. Ozwater is Australia's international water conference and e...
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Inter-village bridge commissioned in Kyauktaga Township, Bago Region

3 June 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - Yantola, a bridge for inter village transport, was commissioned yesterday morning in Kyeyoe village-tract, Kyauktaga Township, Bago Region. Built with the funds of the National Disaster Management Committee, the bridge was put into service by Union M...
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Young Expert Program’s Interview Series: May Thet Kyaw

" We (MDF) is focuing on the abilities of people. Working in MDF is the same as functioning in the YEP program " by Author Are you familiar with the Young Expert Program (YEP) in Myanmar? In Myanmar, there are currently active international and local young players called YEPpers, who are dedicated t...
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MoP&F will use Dutch loans for Pyigyidagun Tsp water supply, says Deputy Minister

MoP&F will use Dutch loans for Pyigyidagun Tsp water supply, says Deputy Minister

30 May 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - A project that will provide 7 million gallons of water per day to the 70 per cent of Pyigyidagun Township, Mandalay Region, that are not connected to a water supply system, will be implemented using loans from Dutch based Netherlands Development Fina...
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Investment from SMEs to be given priority in striped catfish farming project

29 May 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - Investment from small and medium enterprises will be given priority in a striped catfish farming project, which is being implemented on over 900 acres of land in Pantanaw Township, Ayeyawady Region, said Dr. Toe Nanda Tin, the Director of Global Eart...
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Htantabin Industrial Zone project to be implemented in Sept-end

29 May 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - The Yangon Region government is planning to develop industrial zones in 10 townships, and the Htantabin Industrial Zone project will be implemented on 2,200 acres of land in Htantabin Township in the northern district of Yangon, where Hline, Kokkowa,...
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Shan State Lawmakers to Discuss Draft Inle Lake Conservation Law

28 May 19 - Source: The Irrawaddy - YANGON—The Shan State Parliament will soon discuss a draft law that will allow the participation of local residents in the conservation of Inle Lake, one of the most prominent landmarks in Shan State.  The draft law proposes the formation of a lake governing ...
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Seminar on Knowledge Sharing for Better Dams held in Yangon

27 May 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - Myanmar National Commission on Large Dams (MNCLD) held the Seminar on Knowledge Sharing for Better Dams in Yangon yesterday. In his address, Union Minister for Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation Dr Aung Thu said, "The International Commission on L...
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Plastics, netting removed from coral reefs in Kawthoung

27 May 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - As part of efforts to conserve coral reefs, plastic, fishing nets and garbage on reefs near NyaungOoPhee Island in Kawthoung District in the Myeik Archipelago were removed by volunteers yesterday, who were working for the third day. A 10-member team ...
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