In countries like Myanmar a decent system for data collection and monitoring is often missing. But having access to sufficient and accurate data is essential for making fact-based decisions, predictions and policy-making. However, this scarcity can be turned into an advantage: by skipping less efficient and more expensive older technologies, the ro...
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 Myanmar" program.So that's interesting. Besides, in t...
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 Dutch start-ups were staying together in one room and...
  1.   Monday, 17 December 2018
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​Although rainfall stations continue to be an irreplaceable source of data, satellite-derived products provide valuable additional information on spatial patterns and remote sites where no stations are present. Thanks to Google Earth Engine, these data products are now publicly available and can improve water management policies, practice and resea...
  1.   Wednesday, 28 November 2018
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Since 2015 an innovative group of Dutch & Myanmar partners are working on demonstrating innovative ways of monitoring and data collection in the Myanmar water sector. During the launch of the program Dr. Zaw Lwin Tun, Director of the Irrigation Department said that "the researchers united in the Partners for Water Project have provided concrete...
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