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Yangon Technological University (YTU)

  1.   Knowledge Institutes
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YTU is the country's oldest and largest engineering university, and the best engineering university in Myanmar. It is located in Gyogone, Yangon, is the premier engineering university of Myanmar and e...

YTU is the country's oldest and largest engineering university, and the best engineering university in Myanmar. It is located in Gyogone, Yangon, is the premier engineering university of Myanmar and established as Department of Engineering under Rangoon University in 1924. By its former name Rangoon Institute of Technology (RIT), the university offers bachelor's, master's and doctorate degree programs in engineering disciplines to nearly 8000 students. Most YTU students are enrolled full-time in engineering programs although over 2000 students are also enrolled in part-time programs. YTU is also a member of ASEAN University Network, Southeast Asia Engineering Education Development Network (AUN/SEED-Net), and Greater Mekong Sub-Region Academic and Research Network (GMSARN).

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Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC)

The YCDC is mainly responsible for the city’s waster management, water supply, sanitation and environmental regulations. Engineering department of water and sanitation has its function which is the pe...

The YCDC is mainly responsible for the city’s waster management, water supply, sanitation and environmental regulations. Engineering department of water and sanitation has its function which is the permission of Water Piping such as Temporary Water Connection Permission, Final Water Connection Permission, Multiple Water Connection Permission, etc. and its necessary Papers to apply the water connection permission.

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Myanmar Engineering Council (MEC)

Myanmar Engineering Council is to hold dominant the safety, health and welfare of the public. It is located in Lawmadaw, Yangon and their vision is driven by qualified Myanmar engineers, graduate tech...

Myanmar Engineering Council is to hold dominant the safety, health and welfare of the public. It is located in Lawmadaw, Yangon and their vision is driven by qualified Myanmar engineers, graduate technicians and technicians. There are keys person in Myanmar Engineering Council: Dr. Charlie Than who received his Doctorate in the field of Marine Technology with distinguished Public services including twenty-six years’ experience in the field of inland water transport, shipbuilding, shallow draft Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering, Dr. Cho Win Maw who graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the Rangoon Institute of Technology in March 1977. He joined the Ministry of Industry in 1978 as an assistant engineer at the chemical plant, the Sittaung paper mill and U Khin Maung Sai who is an alumnus of university of Missouri at Rolla, USA and hold MSCE post graduate Civil Engineering Master Degree since year 1989.

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National Water Resources Committee (NWRC)

The committee will draw up and implement an integrated water management system, and develop a national integrated water management strategy, a national water resources policy, a water framework direct...

The committee will draw up and implement an integrated water management system, and develop a national integrated water management strategy, a national water resources policy, a water framework directive and a water law. It is seek ways to earn revenue by utilizing water resources, set up a water resources decision support system and databank, promote international collaboration on water sectors and establish a water resources trust fund.

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Irrigation and Water Utilization Management Department (IWUMD)

IWUMD is a governmental organization under the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation (MOALI). Main responsibility of IWUMD is sustainable operation and maintenance of (Irrigation) water ma...

IWUMD is a governmental organization under the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation (MOALI). Main responsibility of IWUMD is sustainable operation and maintenance of (Irrigation) water management. Another responsibility of IWUMD is operation and maintenance of flood protection embankments and polders system all over the country. IWUMD operates, maintains and manages 581 irrigation facilities and 479 flood protection and drainage facilities in the country. IWUMD has been actively engaged in water development planning and the furtherance of irrigation for food security.

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Inland Water Transport (IWT)

IWT is a state owned enterprise under the Ministry of Transport and Communications, the Union of Myanmar, operating the functions on transportation in inland waterways. IWT is performing the following...

IWT is a state owned enterprise under the Ministry of Transport and Communications, the Union of Myanmar, operating the functions on transportation in inland waterways. IWT is performing the following main functions: (1) Operating passenger cum cargo transport along the navigable waterways of Delta areas, the Ayeyarwady river, the Chindwin river and rivers in Mon, Karean and Rakhine states in Myanmar (2) Operating ferry services at major river crossing points for the convenient transport of vehicles.

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Myanma Port Authority (MPA)

The MPA is a government agency under the authority of Ministry of Transport and Communications - with the responsibility to regulate and administer the coastal ports. MPA is solely responsible for por...

The MPA is a government agency under the authority of Ministry of Transport and Communications - with the responsibility to regulate and administer the coastal ports. MPA is solely responsible for port planning under the direction of MOTC. System of fund-raising for port development are : (1) 100 % National investment (2) 100% Investment under Build, Operate and Transfer (BOT) basic by foreign and/or local investors (3) Joint-Venture between MPA and foreign and/or local investors (4) Grant aids or soft loan financed by international financial institute.

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Arcadis

  1.   Companies
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Arcadis is the leading global Design & Consultancy firm for natural and built assets. Applying our deep market sector insights and collective design, consultancy, engineering, project and management s...

Arcadis is the leading global Design & Consultancy firm for natural and built assets. Applying our deep market sector insights and collective design, consultancy, engineering, project and management services we work in partnership with our clients to deliver exceptional and sustainable outcomes throughout the lifecycle of their natural and built assets. We are 27,000 people active in over 70 countries that generate €3.3 billion in revenues. Arcadis. Improving quality of life.

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  2.   Saturday, 26 August 2017

Directorate of Water Resources and Improvement of River Systems (DWIR)

Waterways Department was organized and founded in 1972 by combining the Dredging and River Conservancy sections of Department of Marine Administration, Ministry of Transport and Communication and part...

Waterways Department was organized and founded in 1972 by combining the Dredging and River Conservancy sections of Department of Marine Administration, Ministry of Transport and Communication and parts of Hydrographic Surveying section of Port Corporation, Ministry of Transport and Communications.

In 1999, the Department was extended and reorganized as the Directorate of Water Resources and Improvement of River Systems.

As the part of cooperation between Myanmar and the Netherland according to the MoU for cooperation in the field of Integrated Water Resources Management signed in May 2013, the second Joint Steering Committee (JSC) between Myanmar and Netherlands was held and Multiannual Working Plan was signed on 17th November 2014 at DWIR office in Yangon, Myanmar. Mr. Peter Heij, NL Competent Authority of the MoU, Director General of the Directorate for Spatial Development and Water Affairs, the Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment, handed over the Executive Summary of Myanmar Integrated Water Resources Management Strategic Study “From Vision to Acction” to U Htun Lwin Oo, Myanmar Competent Authority of the MoU, Secretary of National Water Resources Committee - NWRC, Director General of the Directorate of Water Resources and Improvement of River Systems, Ministry of Transport.

Element of the Working Programme identified for the cooperation between Myanmar and the Netherlands are -

  1. IWRM data collection, information and modelling activities;
  2. Capacity building (Universities and training facilities);
  3. Knowledge transfer and advice by High Level Expert Team IWRM;
  4. Strategic study on implementation of IWRM and follow-up activities in Myanmar;
  5. From identification of possibilities for concrete projects “no regret” to ‘learning by doing projects’.
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Integrated Ayeyarwady Delta Strategy (IADS)

  1.   Programs & Projects
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The Ayeyarwady Delta is a very complex and vulnerable system, facing impacts of climate change and future socio-economic developments. Myanmar and the Netherlands are working step by step together in ...

The Ayeyarwady Delta is a very complex and vulnerable system, facing impacts of climate change and future socio-economic developments. Myanmar and the Netherlands are working step by step together in the development of an Integrated Ayeyarwady Delta Strategy (IADS).

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Myanmar Water Community of Practice

  1.   Community of Practice
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The Myanmar Water CoP stimulates peer-to-peer knowledge exchange and learning between local and international water experts and empowers local ownership. It becomes a Body of Knowledge and - as a coll...

The Myanmar Water CoP stimulates peer-to-peer knowledge exchange and learning between local and international water experts and empowers local ownership. It becomes a Body of Knowledge and - as a collective - will act as a Facilitator and Connector to help water experts to be part of the process.

The CoP provides a connection between existing groups and provides a key place for water issues related matters to be considered, discussed and resolved.

Key functions of the CoP are:

  • Sharing information on specific water management issue through expert meetings and seminars
  • Providing commentary and critique on key water programs in Myanmar such as flooding and river transport
  • Influence decision makers and identify critical gaps and opportunities
  • Elevate the issue of specific water challenges into a broader planning context

As the Myanmar Water CoP is driven by local ownership, it focuses on the water challenges as presented by the local experts. This offers a unique and valuable insight into the issues that really matter to people locally, who owns them, what approaches are considered, how these are prioritised, etc. International experts participate at the invitation of the local hosts.

 

 

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