To understand the water management efforts planned for 2019, this community of practice (CoP) workshop explored prospective water management activity in the Yangon and its region through the collaborative opportunities between various water professionals. At this workshop on January 23, Dr Piet File...
The value of inland fisheries has led to some important initiatives by the National Water Resources Committee (NWRC). Michael Akester from WorldFish Inland capture fisheries provide an important contribution to Myanmar's GDP together with agriculture. Inland fisheries play a key role in ensuring foo...
I made an interview with Thet Oo Mon who is attending Joint Master Degree of Water and Coastal Management (WACOMA) in Europe over the next two years. She made it through the competitive application process for a fully funded ERASMUS Mundus Joint Master Degree. She shares her experiences about how sh...
U Ye Htut, Chairman of Myanmar Purified Drinking Water Association, speaks about the story of the association, the objectives and the current activities in Myanmar. He provided me of information and profile of the association and tried to elaborate more about its activities in Myanmar. Myanmar Purif...
The International Water Management Institute (IWMI) manages the "Testing Adaptation in Flood-Based Resource Management" project that seeks to support the integration of Flood-Based Farming Systems (FBFS) in the Ayeyarwaddy Delta of Myanmar. Funded by the European Commission and the International Fun...
On December 5-7, I went to the satellite-based remote sensing training at Yangon Technological University (YTU). The training course is for 3 days and is organised by FutureWater, VanderSat and HKV companies, organized in partnership with TU Delft and within the "Leapfrogging Delta Management in Mya...
On 13th of December, this is the first-time arrival of Study in Europe fair in Myanmar. The fair is open to students, their parents, young professionals and academics. I reached out this event information via social media (Facebook) and my friends who got invitation emails from dedicated universitie...
On the 4th of December 2018, there was a session – Smart Innovations for better decision-making in Deltas that several Dutch innovators together with Myanmar experts have tested and demonstrated new ways of both remote sensing and ground data collection in combination with modelling. Seven of the Du...
Public awareness and inclusiveness of local community are the characteristics of improvement signatures in building sustainable development. Besides, it is uneasy to make local people attractive to participate in one campaign. I reached out one of the public awareness campai...
On the 26th of November, WWF Myanmar invited government organization, private companies for the introduction of the new updated version (5.0 Version) of Water Risk Filter, a free online tool for wastewater assessment. Felipe Coelho Costa, the technical leader from WWF Germany, explained the tool, de...
Myanmar is a huge market for water and wastewater sector among Southeast Asian region. Additionally, Myanmar is facing the challenge of waste water treatment in industrial sector but also technical training for the future generation. "One of the key challenges that registered industries are facing i...
One of the very successful Water & Wastewater Industry Show series organised by UBM Asia, VietWater is the largest trade-show organiser in Asia. VietWater 2018 started from Nov 7 to 9 after MyanmarWater event in October. More than 450 exhibitors from 38 countries and regions welcomed to the inte...
Water distribution becomes more effective and equal in central dry zone to farmers' fields in a result of Pyawt Ywar Pump Irrigation Project. Pyawt Ywar is situated 70 kilometers west of Mandalay in Myinmu Township where Mu River pour into Ayeyarwaddy River. The four-year Dry Zone Programme of Livel...
Representatives of Dutch Water Sector, Silke Nauta explained the technology of WaveDroid and Flore Bijker from Infram about "Room for the Rivers" to Myanmar undergraduate and postgraduate students at University of Yangon. So then, I asked two questions what the Wavedroid is, why Room ...
Five highly motivated youths came to attend the communication training to become Water Reporters which is potentially necessary for Myanmar Water Sector. Myanmar Water Portal(MWP) team wanted to offer the communication training course during MyanmarWater 2018 event to enhance the network of water se...