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Plastic crisis in Myanmar: New survey reveals 119 tons of plastic enter Ayeyarwady River every day

​Source: Thant Myanmar & Flora and Fauna International Date: 16th July 2019 A new survey on plastic pollution in Myanmar conducted by Fauna and Flora International (FFI) in collaboration with Thant Myanmar reveals that 119 tons of plastic waste enter the Ayeyarwady River every day. A related stu...
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Climate Change, Sea Level Rising and Increase of Temperature Threat to Groundwater at Coastal Low Land and Ayeyarwady Delta Myanmar

​In Myanmar, Groundwater in coastal areas and delta area closed to the sea starts facing that effect. Of that sea level rising by ice, glaciers melting are causing the greatest sign of seawater intrusion to Groundwater at Ayeyarwaddy delta area in Myanmar, mostly in the lower part of widening delta ...
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Monsoon rhapsody

09 July 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - A young Yangonite looked up at a darkened sky above. The wind drove a bank of black clouds immediately overhead, and his face suddenly became more sullen, "Not again!" He was about to cross Sule Pagoda Road, which was congested with cars and trucks blasting their...
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Chindwin Basin biodiversity faces serious threats, urgent conservation measures needed, say SEI’s scientists

SEI scientists say Myanmar's rapid economic development threatens the Chindwin Basin's flora and fauna and the local livelihoods dependent on these resources. Implementing a host of conservation measures can save these valuable natural resources. ​ Written by Rajesh Daniel ​| Stockholm Envrionment I...
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Wateraid supports safer births in Myanmar

29 June 19 - Source: Mizzima - WaterAid with the support of Ministry of Health and Sports hosted a launch event on Friday, 28 June at the MGallery Hotel in Nay Pyi Taw, according to a press release. This was the official launch of the Supporting Safer Births in Myanmar project, Water for Women. The ...
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Myanmar’s Batch 4 Young Water Professionals graduate and program impacts are assessed

​Source: Australian Water Partnership The Myanmar National Water Resources Committee Young Water Professionals (YWPs) Batch 4 graduated on 30 May at a ceremony held at the Yangon Technical University in Myanmar. The Australian Water Partnership's (AWP) Myanmar Coordinator, Mr Rory Hunter, attended a...
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River Flood Analysis and Modelling - Interview with Myanmar Delegates

IHE Delft Institute for Water Education is the largest international graduate water facility in the world and is based in Delft, the Netherlands. The institute offers MSc and PhD Programmes as well as a wide range of short courses. These intensive and highly specialized short courses are effective f...
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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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‘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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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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The Amarapura Project - Improving Water Service in Mandalay City

" Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all " ​ (SDG 6). " Making the cities in Myanmar more sustainable, more resilient and more inclusive " (SDG 11). ​ ​ We did an interview with Thibaut Le Loc'h, the coordinator of the Water, Sanitation and Solid Waste Managem...
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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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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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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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2019 Photo Contest Winners

20 May 19 - Source: CEPF - Today, International Day for Biological Diversity , we celebrate the incredible biodiversity conservation work of our grantees by announcing the winners of our sixth annual photo contest. We received more entries than ever before and, collectively, they make a powerful sta...
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