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International Day of Action for Rivers 2019

Register your action The 22nd annual International Day of Action for Rivers will take place on March 14. Join us to celebrate our life-giving waters, and honor all those who have worked hard to ensure that our rivers continue flowing!  The International Day of Action for Rivers is a day dedicat...
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Dialogue on Share Experience of Harvest Moisture from Thin Air to Collect Water–Myanmar Water Partnership

​Derived from the Quarterly Newsletter of Global Water Partnership (GWP) The dialogue on sharing knowledge from various research works on harvest moisture from thin air to collect water was held at Irrigation and Water Utilization Management Department on 5th December 2018 in Yangon, Myanmar. The di...
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Walking for Water around Kandawgyi Lake

Date - Sunday (17th of March) Time - 7.00 am - 9.00 am Friday 22 March it will be World Water Day again. This year's theme is: Leaving no one behind . We would like to raise awareness and action for our global water and sanitation challenges. Currently more than 2.4 billion people don't have access ...
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Working towards a Resilient Yangon, uncovering the water needs and challenges in Thaketa township

Since October 2018 a coalition of Dutch water organisations is working together in the 'Urban Water Logistics for a Greater Yangon' (UWLY) program to support the Yangon Regional Government in Urban Water and Water Logistics Challenges. The UWLY program, to run for three years as part of the Dutch Go...
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Exciting Week with Professor Tiedo Vellinga from TU Delft in Yangon

Start the Week at Myanmar Maritime University  Prof Tiedo Vellinga was in Myanmar for a week of 25 th to 28 th February. He started the week at Myanmar Maritime University to support the capacity building and improvement of curricula of Port and Harbour Engineering Department. He has done the l...
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Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) Cartoon Book

​This cartoon book is published by Myanmar Water Partnership (MmWP) supported by Global Water Partnership. It explains the importance of water resources in the world, how they exist, their different types of usages, and the water challenges in these days. In the end, why we need to preserve the wate...
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"Wastes....how it can affect the human and entire community," A Ph.D student from Mahidol University shared her motive

Tin Marlar Thein, a Ph.D student from Mahidol University shared her experience during her undergraduate study and postgraduate study. She is currently attending the doctorate study of Environmental and Water Resources Engineering in Mahidol University. She explained why she chose Environmental and W...
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Water (Shower) Songs list

​Have you sung songs while you are showering? How does it usually feel?  Feels like all the problems, difficulties and frustration go away while singing out loud. You know that feel, right? We would like to present you our favorite water songs. And we like to know yours!  Please check out ...
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Paying too much for drinking water? Here is what you can do

In Myanmar, as in many other Southeast Asian countries, you cannot drink water from the tap. Buying water is expensive and conventional treatment methods are inconvenient. A Dutch couple made it their mission to make getting safe drinking water much easier. After being highly successf...
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Biodiversity, people’s livelihoods at risk in Chindwin River Basin

26 Feb 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - The Chindwin River, the largest tributary of the Ayeyarwady River, is vital to the lives of thousands of communities in Myanmar. Its basin ecosystem offers ecological services and biological diversity that provide the essential needs for six million people, from d...
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A Role Play of Wetlands in Yangon

A Role Play of Wetlands in Yangon

​This article is a feature article dedicated to World Wetlands Day 2019. We prefer to write about the wetlands in Yangon, additionally, which can be created into public spaces without losing its essence. Therefore, the interview talk from Raphael Monnier gave valuable input for showing the importanc...
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“Saving the Chindwin” Campaign aims to increase public awareness

“Saving the Chindwin” Campaign aims to increase public awareness

​​ Date ​17th February, 2019 (Sunday) ​ Starting Point ​ Front of CRBO office, Monywa, Sagaing Region ​ Campaign Area ​Around CRBO office (nearby City Hall), Kyauk-Saung Jetty and Shipping area ​ Participants ​Hon. Chief Minister Dr. Myint Naing of the Sagaing Regional Government, and other Minister...
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Ports of the Future - lecture by Prof. Tiedo Vellinga

What can the port of Yangon look like in the future? How to establish development of the port in the most sustainable way? In collaboration with the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and TU Delft, The Water Agency is organizing an expert lecture on Port Development on February 28th. Prof. Ti...
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A different view on the Royal Lake – uncovering the ecosystem services of the Kandawgyi Lake area

Early Sunday morning, 8.30am – the first persons are arriving. We are gathering for the very first study tour of 2019: a walking tour exploring the surroundings of Kandawgyi Lake. ​ A group of 25 participants of different backgrounds joined us to learn more about the role and the ecosystem of the la...
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The Gyo Phyu Pipeline and his companions - A Renovation Project of Pipeline

The idea is not to promote our company but to promote collaboration by Raphael Monnier ​We made an interview with Raphael Monnier who is the co-founder of Yangon-based architecture and design company Blue Temple. He shared his thoughts and visions about renovation of Gyo Phyu pipeline. Mon...
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