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...

Customizing Environmental Flows to Myanmar

The symposium and technical workshop was focused on ongoing projects and international experiences of adapting the environmental flows concept to Myanmar. In the workshop, concrete options and case studies for implementing environmental flows in Myanmar were conducted. The symposium was held for two...

Introduction of second phase: Myanmar – Norway Environmental Programme

27 NOV 2019 - Myanmar-Norway Bilateral Environmental Programme is the collaboration between Myanmar authorities, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation, the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation, the Ministry of Transport and Communication and Norwegia...

Make the In-visible Visible – The Salty Taste of Climate Change

Saltwater intrusion caused largely by climate change is pushing indigenous farmers in the lower Ayeyarwady Delta region and surrounding coastal area to migrate to higher land in the upper Ayeyarwady Delta and abandoned their professions. By KYAW NYUNT LINN | MYANMAR WATER PORTAL Intrusion occurs whe...

One of the Myanmar Maritime Experts at PIANC 7th Biennial Technical Visit

The Permanent International Association of Navigation Congresses (PIANC) is an international professional organization to provide expert guidance and technical advice on technical, economic and environmental issues relating to waterborne transport infrastructures such as canals, rivers as well as po...

Urban Water Logistics for a Greater Yangon Program (UWLY) Water Roadmap 2018-2021 Workshop

Introduction  A series of activities to support Yangon Region Government (YRG) in tackling urban water and logistics challenges of Yangon have been done within nine months after the launch of Urban Water Logistics for a Greater Yangon program (UWLY). On 23rd of July, the UWLY consortium has com...

Environmental Planning and Implementation - 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...

'Storytelling in the Myanmar Water Sector' - Communication Training hosted at MMU

On July 17, 2019, 19 Undergraduate students from the River & Coastal Studies of Myanmar Maritime University joined The Water Agency' Communication Training. Hosted by our Myanmar Water Portal Manager Kyaw Nyunt Linn, the training provided tips and tricks for using new communication tools - dedic...