The Chindwin River is the biggest tributary of the Ayeyarwady River. The health of the river is important to the economic development of the region and the quality of life of its inhabitants. There are already signs that the Chindwin River Basin is facing serious environmental and water management challenges.

The Chindwin River Basin Organization (Chindwin RBO) is considered to serve as a mechanism for integrated water resources management, ensuring environmentally and socially sustainable development in this vital river basin.

We invite Dr. Win Maung – Chairman of Myanmar Environment Institute (MEI), Ma May Thazin Aung – Research Fellow from Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI - Asia) and Ma Than Htway Aung – National Coordinator from Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI – Asia) to elaborate on the roles and responsibilities of Chindwin River Basin Organization and how it can support for the national development by encouraging local communities to provide bottom-up inputs in Myanmar.

What we will talk about / What you will hear

  • The Structure and Operation of Chindwin River Basin Organization
  • The way of how Chindwin River Basin Organization can encourage and recognize local initiatives that can provide bottom-up inputs.
  • The coordination of collaboration among different sectors, groups, and areas

The live online interview will be at 17:45 YGN time on Friday (7th of August) on the Myanmar Water Portal.

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