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Taking a glimpse of the journey of a young water expert

"Water isn't just a subject, it's a human right" Tha Peng Cung, one of the emerging young water professionals from Myanmar, is currently working as a staff officer for the Irrigation and Water Utilization Management Department, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation. Ethnically, he belong...

Contemplating What I Have Learnt from a Short Course at IHE-Delft

Last February, I have attended the 3-week short course called Managing Water Organizations from February 8 to 27 at IHE-Delft with Orange Knowledge Program (OKP) scholarship funded by NUFFIC. Since the beginning of my time working in the Myanmar Water Sector, IHE-Delft was the first institute that I...

The Chronicle of a Groundwater Expert - Interview with U Myint Thein

Have you already heard of U Myint Thein, the one who has full of knowledge and experiences in the groundwater sector as well as a writer and also a winner of Myanmar National Literacy Award 2018? This week we arrange an interview section with him and in this article, he shared about his career life ...

Final Presentation of Flood Model for Yangon has been presented to Yangon City Development Committee

Flood hazard and flood risk model for Yangon has been completed in October 2019 to assist Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC) to prepare measures to make Yangon more resilient into Climate Adaptation. Funded by the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO), a 7-month project of consortium partners le...

နိုင်ငံတကာရှိ ပညာရှင်များနှင့် ပူးပေါင်း၍ ရန်ကုန်တက္ကသိုလ်၌ ရေဘက်ဆိုင်ရာ လေ့လာရေး ဘာသာရပ် "Water Studies" အား အထူးကျွမ်းကျင်မှုစင်တာ တစ်ခုအဖြစ် လာမည့် ပညာသင်နှစ်တွင် စတင်ဖွင့်လှစ်ရန် ပြင်ဆင်နေ

ရန်ကုန်တက္ကသိုလ်၌ ပထမဦးဆုံး သဘာဝသိပ္ပံနှင့် လူမှုရေးသိပ္ပံ ပေါင်းစပ်သင်ကြားပေးမည့် ရေဘက်ဆိုင်ရာလေ့လာခြင်း "Water Studies" ဟုခေါ်သော ဘွဲ့ကြိုသင်တန်းတစ်ခု ဖွင့်လှစ်တော့မည့် အကြောင်းကို သင်သိပါသလား။ ဤသို့ဆိုလျှင် ရေဘက်ဆိုင်ရာလေ့လာခြင်း "Water Studies" ဆိုတာဘာလဲ။ မည်သည့်သင်ရိုးတွေပါဝင်မလဲ ဆိုတာအခြေခံရှင...

Computational Intelligence and Operational Water Management – Interview with a Myanmar Delegate

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...

ရန်ကုန်တက္ကသိုလ်နှင့် နိုင်ငံတကာမှပညာရှင်များပူးပေါင်းကာ အသစ်ဖွင့်လှစ်မည့် "Water Studies" ဘွဲ့ကြိုသင်တန်းအတွက် သင်ရိုးညွှန်းတမ်း တိုင်ပင်ရေးဆွဲ

"Water Studies" ဘွဲ့ကြိုသင်တန်းအတွက် သင်ရိုးညွှန်းတမ်းကို ရန်ကုန်တက္ကသိုလ်မှ ပါမောက္ခများ၊ဆရာဆရာမများနှင့် သက်ဆိုင်ရာ နယ်ပယ်အသီးသီးမှ နိုင်ငံတကာပညာရှင်များပူးပေါင်း၍ တိုင်ပင်ရေးဆွဲခဲ့သည်။ ဤသင်တန်းမှ ထိရောက်သောသုတေသနများ၊ သင်ကြားနည်းစနစ်များ၊ မူဝါဒဆန်းစစ် အကောင်အထည်ဖော်မှုများနှင့် သက်ဆိုင်ရာမိတ်ဖက်မ...

Top international experts gathered at the University of Yangon to discuss new Water Studies curriculum

Curriculum development for Bachelor course in water studies was discussed together with the professors and directors of relevant international partners with Environment and Water Studies (EWS) department of University of Yangon. Their vision is to become a Center of Excellence and a leading scientif...

University of Yangon collaborating with international experts to establish a new Centre of Excellence on Water Studies

Do you have any idea when you first hear about the water studies? I am sure that you will be willing to know what the water studies is. So, let me introduce the general term of the water studies. "Our State Counselor wants not only a center of excellence of water studies in Myanmar and also she want...

Clarify Your Water with Drumstick Seeds

07 MAR 2020 - Most of the surface water (rivers, lakes, streams, etc.) normally have turbidity to some extent. In Myanmar, people who live near these sources generally use surface water for domestic and even drinking purposes. Instead of using the turbid water directly, clarifying it with some ...

An episode of Partners for International Business (PIB) - Water Logistics Updates and Tharketa Project Launch

The workshop, which is one of the roadmap activities of Partners for International Businesses (PIB) for Urban Water and Water Logistics, was held at Yangon Parliament building in January 21. The opening speech was given by the Chief Minister of Yangon Regional Government sharing the vision of becomi...

Symposium that finalized Advanced Hand-on Training at Yangon Technological University

On 13th of December 2019, the symposium that finalized the training that was part of the Orange Knowledge Tailor-Made Training (TMT) Program was organized at Yangon Technological University. Funded by NUFFIC, the Dutch organization for internationalization in education, this symposium showed the dev...

Promoting Satellite-based River Morphological Change Monitoring System in Myanmar

14 DEC 2019 - There are four mandates related to river management: first is to utilize the rivers waters for domestic use and agriculture year-round, secondly to cooperate with other organizations in demarcation of dangerous water levels, thirdly to protect against river bank erosion and floodi...

Water Economics Short Course at IHE Delft – Interview with a Myanmar Delegate

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...

The Business Platform in Myanmar’s Growing Water Industry – MyanWater 2019 was held in late November

MYANWATER 2019, the sixth edition of the Biggest International Water Industry Exhibition in Myanmar, was held from 28 to 30 November 2019 at the prestigious Myanmar Expo Hall by Fortune Plaza in Yangon. It was held concurrently with Myanmar's integrated infrastructure event, comprised of MYANBULD 20...