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Biodiversity Assessment and Media Training Workshop in Monywa

​From August 15-17, a biodiversity assessment and media training workshop was held in Monywa. The training program was focused on communicating on development, biodiversity and livelihoods in the Chindwin River Basin. Endorsed by Stockholm Environmental Institute (SEI) and M...
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The Science and Policy of Environmental Flows in Myanmar

​ A symposium and technical workshop - The Science and Policy of Environmental Flows in Myanmar was held on 15 th August 2018 at Inya Lake hotel by WWF Myanmar. U Cho Cho, chairman of NWRC Advisory Group and Professor Dr. Khin Than Yu, pro-rector of Yangon Technological University gave an opening an...
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Changing the game of Collaboration and Transparency in Myanmar Water Sector

The Water Agency  was honored to soft launch the first version of the Myanmar Water Portal  (MWP) during the Greater Mekong Forum in Yangon in October 2017. Based on the continuous interactions with Myanmar and International stakeholders, we have improved our knowledge and collab...
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Yangon Impact Hub transforms into Yangon Water Hub for a night

Building an ecosystem for (water) entrepreneurs in Myanmar. ​   Although it's pouring rain outside (02 August), the Impact Hub office in Yangon is full of people that are interested in Sustainable Water Solutions for Myanmar. This is the first time that the topic of water is addressed in t...
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The Water Agency sponsors the 3rd edition of Blue Networking Drinks - Connecting People & Water

The Water Agency was very pleased to sponsor the Third Edition of the Blue Networking Drinks (BND). The BND are a good initiative to connect like-minded water people in Yangon. We decided to do our first sponsoring engagement as it perfectly aligned our objectives of sharing knowledge...
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Free Online Training Course for Water Integrity: Principles and Concepts

​ The water crisis is known to everybody. 844 million people around the world lack access to safe reliable drinking water facilities. The critical weaknesses of the water sector (scarcity, equitable distribution, access) can be solved only by providing a more transparent, participatory and accountab...
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Long-term options for the former state-of-the-art sewerage system in Yangon

A team led by IMC Worldwide, including experts from Satec, Royal HaskoningDHV and BAM Nuttall, are leading a detailed asset condition survey of Yangon's downtown sewerage system and will report independent findings to YCDC and Yangon Regional Government. This project is funded by the UK Department f...
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The Water Risk Filter, a free online tool for wastewater assessment

​ When I attended 4 th Water Stewardship meeting organized by WWF Myanmar, I found out an incredible free online tool. You do not need to be a water expert to use it. It is designed to be easy to apply by non-water experts to assess both basin and operational water risk for industry. That's made me ...
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Wrap Up of Myanmar - Netherlands Water Challenge Engagement Day

  ​Myanmar – Netherlands Water Challenge engagement day was held on 1 August, 2018 at the Dutch. 44 students from 13 different universities joined the event. Wouter Jurgens, the Dutch Ambassador, contributed the opening speech. He underlined the importance of future generation's involvement and...
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Water Stewardship 4th Meeting was kicked off

​ On 24 th of July 2018, the Water Stewardship Working Group organized 4 th working group meeting at WWF-Myanmar Office. The meeting purpose was to update all participants regarding their current water concerns and activities. Moreover, Hannah Baleta introduced a new tool, " Water Risk Filter ", an ...
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​The Alley Garden Project at Doh Eain

This is the summary of the students group on Myanmar - Netherlands Water Challenge 2018 on 1 August. 1. Doh Eain Doh Eain is a non-profit organization working for urban cities with volunteers and professionals from different countries. This organization mainly implement in Yangon city, the most crow...
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Waterfront and Heritage Conservation in Yangon Heritage Trust

​ This is the summary of the students group on Myanmar - Netherlands Water Challenge 2018 on 1 August. ​Today,we go to the Yangon Heritage Trust for our sections of Myanmar-Netherlands Water Challenge 2018.We meet the director and program officer of YHT and interview with them on our main topic "Wat...
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​Water Supply and Sewage System of Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC)

This is the summary of the students group on Myanmar - Netherlands Water Challenge 2018 on 1 August. General Information One of the activities of YCDC is to develop the adequate water supply for Yangon urban region. They can provide water supply for domestic use but the water quality isn't up to dri...
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Finding out Flood risk control in Kandawgyi Lake

​This is the summary of the students group on Myanmar - Netherlands Water Challenge 2018 on 1 August. ​Today, we visited Kandawgyi Lake and observed the flood control system and the challenges within. The project leader of the water control system, U Aye Ko, explained about the controls and maneuver...
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Getting to know about River Navigability

 This is the summary of the students group on Myanmar - Netherlands Water Challenge 2018 on 1 August. ​ We have visited DWIR for the group assignment of student engagement day. We have discussed about their organization, how they are working and what they are challenging in their field. We have...
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