Involvement of Department of Meteorology and Hydrology in AIRBM - An interview with Dr. Lai Lai Aung

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...
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Impact story: Improving water management, supporting local livelihoods

An SEI research project in the Chindwin River Basin in Myanmar is improving water quality monitoring and water resource management by helping to establish a new local institution to manage the river for all users. Failing water quality in the Chindwin The Chindwin River is the largest tributary of t...
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Summary of Ecosystem Services Training in Irrigation Technology Center

​ 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 (IWUM...
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Myanmar from Space, a different perspective

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...
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A Research Fellowship from Water, Land and Ecosystem (WLE) Greater Mekong’s fellowship program

 ​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...
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A couple of minutes in Nga Moe Yeik

​ You may think that I have met with Nga Moe Yeik, the king of crocodiles and companion of Prince 'Min Nandar' from the mythical story of Shin Mway Loon and Min Nandar. Rather, I went on a field trip to the Nga Moe Yeik Dam last Thursday, June 28 as a participant of an ecosystem services training pr...
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Ecosystem Services Training Workshop in Irrigation Technology Center

27 June 18 - The opening ceremony of the Training Workshop on Ecosystem Functions and Services in Integrated Water Resources Management took place in Irrigation Technology Centre, Bago on 25 June.  The training is from 25-29 June 2018 for 5 days training.  The workshop is jointly...
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Kandawgyi Lake Flood Risk Control - Interview with Geologist, U Aye Ko (NEPS)

​ 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 ...
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Stockholm Environmental Institute’s partnership with key Myanmar water agency to boost environmental research

SEI's partnership with Myanmar's Directorate of Water Resources and Improvement of River Systems (DWIR) and Myanmar Environment Institute (MEI) will strengthen research, capacity building and policy linkages on critical environmental issues in Myanmar . ​ SEI has signed an agreement with Myanmar's D...
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Jobs with International Centre for Environment Management (ICEM)

Background  ICEM  -  the International Centre for Environment Management was established in 1999 to help governments and communities build capacity in the sustainable use of natural resources and maintenance of environmental quality. ICEM works in Asia, especially the Mekong countries...
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Campus Tour of Myanmar - Netherlands Water Challenge in Yangon Technological University (YTU) Day 2

​20 June 18 - Myanmar - Netherlands Water Challenge 2018 Campus Tour Day 2 has been started in Yangon Technological University (YTU). Around 25 students from Yangon Technological University (YTU) and from University of Information Technology (UIT) participated in this campus...
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Campus Tour of Myanmar - Netherlands Water Challenge in Myanmar Maritime University (MMU) Day 1

​18 June 18 - Campus tour of Myanmar - Netherlands Water Challenge 2018 has been started in Myanmar Maritime University. More than 50 students from Myanmar Maritime University and Thanlyin Technological University joined the campus tour and participated actively during the workshop session. Expertis...
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The Importance of Town Hall Meetings

​ Since the launch of the New Yangon Development Company (NYDC) in March this year, questions have been raised about the project in the press and social media. It is very encouraging to see the level of interest in this project, both from those who voice support and from those who question some of t...
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Myanmar to construct national water resources committee headquarters with World Bank loan

​13 June 18 -  Myanmar has borrowed 10 million U.S. dollars' loan from the World Bank to construct the headquarters of the National Water Resources Committee (NWRC) , the official Global New Light of Myanmar reported Wednesday. Along with the headquarters, a hydro-informatics center will also b...
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Resilient Water Services Video Contest

​Dear Young Water Professional,  Would you like to contribute to the realization of resilient water services in a creative way? And are you interested in the possibility to join the World Water Week 2018 in Stockholm as a guest speaker? Then this message is for you!  As you might know alre...
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