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SEI scientists say Myanmar's rapid economic development threatens the Chindwin Basin's flora and fauna and the local livelihoods dependent on these resources. Implementing a host of conservation measures can save these valuable natural resources.​Written by Rajesh Daniel ​| Stockholm Envrionment Institute (SEI)The Chindwin Biodiversity and Ecosyste...
CEPF grantees racing to learn more about this important place before it's too late by Author Myanmar's Chindwin River Basin hosts a range of habitats—from forests and swamps to coasts and mountains.Fifty percent of the basin is covered by 14 of the country's Key Biodiversity Areas (KBAs). Only a quarter of this area, how...
The Sustainable Mekong Research Network (SUMERNET) announces a call for concept notes for its research grants for 2019. This phase of the programme (2019-2028) is titled SUMERNET 4 All, focusing on water insecurity in the Mekong Region. The total fund available in this round is 12,000,000 SEK for 12 research projects with the budget not more than 1...
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26 Feb 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - The Chindwin River, the largest tributary of the Ayeyarwady River, is vital to the lives of thousands of communities in Myanmar. Its basin ecosystem offers ecological services and biological diversity that provide the essential needs for six million people, from drinking and irrigation water, food and fibre, to f...
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​​Date ​17th February, 2019 (Sunday) ​Starting Point ​Front of CRBO office, Monywa, Sagaing Region ​Campaign Area​Around CRBO office (nearby City Hall), Kyauk-Saung Jetty and Shipping area​Participants​Hon. Chief Minister Dr. Myint Naing of the Sagaing Regional Government, and other Ministers and Officers of Sagaing Regional Government; Hon. Rec...
How is the issue of biodiversity conservation perceived in Myanmar in terms of economic development, livelihoods and policy? Where are the policy gaps? Source: sei.orgGiven Myanmar's rapid economic development in recent years, the Chindwin Basin faces unplanned and unmanaged changes occur­ring at accelerated, and unprecedented rates. This haph...
​Source -The Third Poles - Local communities in the remote region rely on the river and its biodiversity for their food, fuel and livelihoods, resources that are increasingly under threat.The Chindwin Basin is rich in biodiversity, with almost 47% still under forest cover. Originating in the lushly forested mountains of the Hukawng Valley in ...
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