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IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is the largest global development institution focused exclusively on the private sector in developing countries. We utilize and leverage our products and service...

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is the largest global development institution focused exclusively on the private sector in developing countries. We utilize and leverage our products and services—as well as products and services of other institutions in the World Bank Group—to provide development solutions customized to meet clients’ needs. We apply our financial resources, technical expertise, global experience, and innovative thinking to help our partners overcome financial, operational, and political challenges.


IFC fosters sustainable economic growth in Myanmar by financing and mobilizing capital for private sector projects. We help create jobs by supporting infrastructure projects with an initial focus on the power and telecommunications sectors. We advise the government on business reforms to improve the investment climate and access to finance so that businesses can grow.


 Since IFC re-engaged with Myanmar in August 2012, our portfolio has grown to include numerous investment and advisory projects, mainly in the infrastructure and banking sectors. IFC looks for sustainable projects that yield financial returns for investors while paying development dividends for the people of Myanmar.

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Since 1985, International Rivers has been at the heart of the global struggle to protect rivers and the rights of communities that depend on them. We work with an international network of dam-affecte...

Since 1985, International Rivers has been at the heart of the global struggle to protect rivers and the rights of communities that depend on them.

We work with an international network of dam-affected people, grassroots organizations, environmentalists, human rights advocates and others who are committed to stopping destructive river projects and promoting better options.

We seek a world where healthy rivers and the rights of local communities are valued and protected. We envision a world where water and energy needs are met without degrading nature or increasing poverty, and where people have the right to participate in decisions that affect their lives.

Based in four continents, our staff has expertise in big dams, energy and water policy, climate change, and international financial institutions. We support partner organizations and dam-affected people by providing advice, training and technical assistance, and advocating on their behalf with governments, banks, companies and international agencies. The focus of our work is in Latin America, Asia and Africa.

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The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) is a membership Union uniquely composed of both government and civil society organisations. It provides public, private and non-governmental o...

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) is a membership Union uniquely composed of both government and civil society organisations. It provides public, private and non-governmental organisations with the knowledge and tools that enable human progress, economic development and nature conservation to take place together.

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The International WaterCentre (IWC) provides education and training, applied research and knowledge services to implement a whole-of-water cycle approach and develop capacity in integrated water resou...

The International WaterCentre (IWC) provides education and training, applied research and knowledge services to implement a whole-of-water cycle approach and develop capacity in integrated water resource management.

 

Integrated water management approach for:

  • Sustainable urban communities
  • Healthy river basins
  • Water, sanitation and hygiene

 

Founded by four leading Australian universities and supported by a network of 170 partners and associates worldwide, the IWC provides a breadth of expertise and experience rarely found in a single organisation.

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The International Water Management Institute (IWMI) is a non-profit, scientific research organization focusing on the sustainable use of water and land resources in developing countries. IWMI works in...

The International Water Management Institute (IWMI) is a non-profit, scientific research organization focusing on the sustainable use of water and land resources in developing countries. IWMI works in partnership with governments, civil society and the private sector to develop scalable agricultural water management solutions that have a real impact on poverty reduction, food security and ecosystem health. In Myanmar, IWMI is undertaking projects including Rehabilitation of Pyawt Ywar Pump Irrigation Project, and Sustainable Management of Water to Improve Food Security and Livelihoods in the Dry Zone of Myanmar and also involved in Ayeyarwady State of Basin Assessment.

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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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Irrigation Technology Center is committed to continuous human resources development of the irrigation department. It is located in Bego Division and is supported by JICA. Construction of ITC financed ...

Irrigation Technology Center is committed to continuous human resources development of the irrigation department. It is located in Bego Division and is supported by JICA. Construction of ITC financed by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) was commenced on February 2, 1987 and the Complex was then handed over to ID on March 31 , 1988. According To South to South Cooperation Program, "Training On Participatory Irrigation Management" was held at Irrigation Technology Centre (Bago) from January 14 to 19 ,2013. The Japanese Institute of Irrigation and Drainage(JIID) of Japan and the Irrigation Department of Myanmar jointly contributed the financial support.

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Founded in 2009, James Davidson Architect (JDA) is a Brisbane based architectural studio which intimately links design practice, research consultancy and community development activities. Our work enc...

Founded in 2009, James Davidson Architect (JDA) is a Brisbane based architectural studio which intimately links design practice, research consultancy and community development activities. Our work encompasses a diversity of project scales ranging from boutique residential to larger institutional projects, building in particular on the practice’s collective expertise in all areas of architecture ranging from one-off residential projects through to multi-res, interiors, cultural/public buildings and urban design.


We have a history of community engagement, including previously leading the Queensland office of Emergency Architects Australia and becoming deeply involved in their 2011 flood relief activities which continues to inform our urban design and residential practice work. The practice is a leader in innovative architectural approaches to practice and design with a focus on flooding and climate change adaptation having completed a range of experimental flood resilient houses in Brisbane. We have also recently completed a number of projects internationally.

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JICA is working to meet the needs for infrastructure to promote economic development, as well as implement an economic reform program as assistance to reform the economy through capacity development. ...

JICA is working to meet the needs for infrastructure to promote economic development, as well as implement an economic reform program as assistance to reform the economy through capacity development. JICA is also planning to provide cooperation for urban development in Yangon, along with port and transportation network infrastructure, as support that will lead to economic growth.

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KRC (Korea Rural Community Corporation) is a South Korea-based rural development company and has a representative office in Myanmar. The memorandum of understanding (MoU) on cooperation in development...

KRC (Korea Rural Community Corporation) is a South Korea-based rural development company and has a representative office in Myanmar. The memorandum of understanding (MoU) on cooperation in development of rural areas in the country was signed between MOALI and KRC.

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In Myanmar, KOICA specifically focuses on: Agricultural and Rural Development, Industrial Development, Economic Governance, Administrative Governance, Human Resources Development. (KOICA) has signed w...

In Myanmar, KOICA specifically focuses on: Agricultural and Rural Development, Industrial Development, Economic Governance, Administrative Governance, Human Resources Development. (KOICA) has signed with the Ministry of Construction for several ambitious projects – including master plans for the north and south of Yangon and designing a national road network. KOICA will also draw up the plan for Dala township, to the south of the Yangon River.

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Despite great strides in development in Asia in the past decade, millions of rural poor still have to depend on polluted water for their daily needs. Lien AID is an international non-profit committed...

Despite great strides in development in Asia in the past decade, millions of rural poor still have to depend on polluted water for their daily needs.

Lien AID is an international non-profit committed to enabling sustainable access to clean water and sanitation for Asia’s rural poor. Founded in 2006, Lien AID focuses on community-based approaches in the delivery of multi-year WASH programmes. Through partnerships with local governments, civil society organisations and private businesses, we hope to provide the impetus for better water governance and a future where clean water access is available to everyone.

Check out where we work in Myanmar.

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The Mandalay City Development Committee is the administrative body of Mandalay which has wide-ranging responsibilities, including city planning, land administration, tax collection, and urban developm...

The Mandalay City Development Committee is the administrative body of Mandalay which has wide-ranging responsibilities, including city planning, land administration, tax collection, and urban development. MCDC raises its own revenues through tax collection, fees, licenses and property development.

Projects are being carried out in all sectors with the three objectives;

  • to make the city clean
  • to keep the city beautiful
  • to enable the city dwellers to enjoy a pleasant life

These objectives are being implemented by the following 14 departments of MCDC.

(1) Administration Department

(2)Motor Transport & Workshop Department

(3)Market and Slaughter House Department

(4)Finance Department

(5) Revenue Department

(6)Cleansing Department

(7)Playgrounds, Parks and Gardens Department

(8)Building and Central Stores Department

(9)Roads and Bridges Department

(10)Water and Sanitation Department

(11)Urban Planning and Land Administration Department

(12)Public Relations and Information Department

(13)Inspection Department

(14)Agriculture and Livestock Breeding Department

 

 

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Mandalay Technological University (MTU), formerly, the Mandalay Institute of Technology (MIT)), in Patheingyi, Mandalay, is a senior engineering university in Myanmar. It maintains an annual student i...

Mandalay Technological University (MTU), formerly, the Mandalay Institute of Technology (MIT)), in Patheingyi, Mandalay, is a senior engineering university in Myanmar. It maintains an annual student intake of around 300.

On 18 January 2017 (Wednesday), the handover ceremony for laboratory equipments was held at Mandalay Technological University (MTU) in Mandalay. The provision of the equipment was a part of "the Project for Enhancing Technological Universities in Myanmar", whose Exchange of Notes (E/N) was signed in July 2014 and the Grant Agreement (G/A) was signed in August 2014 between the Ministry of Education in Myanmar and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). . Equipment handed over to MTU includes over 200 different kinds of laboratory equipment and tools, that will enable the MTU students to apply practical experiments to their education and research activities.

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Mandalay Technology is a company based in Yangon, providing geospatial technological solutions and services including Surveying, GIS/ Mapping, Remote Sensing, geotechnical investigation, hydrological ...

Mandalay Technology is a company based in Yangon, providing geospatial technological solutions and services including Surveying, GIS/ Mapping, Remote Sensing, geotechnical investigation, hydrological and marine survey, and now extended to science, technology and engineering education solutions, oil and gas solutions and services and building and engineering services. Their mission is to contribute to the sustainable development of Myanmar with the innovative solutions and services. In 2002, they received ASEAN ICT Award, Gold Award (CSR Category) for their geospatial technology training programs for environmental management, disaster management and disaster preparedness.

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Mandalay Urban Services Improvement Project (MUSIP) aims to improve access to sustainable water and sanitation services in Mandalay, the second-largest city in Myanmar, and to enhance the service prov...

Mandalay Urban Services Improvement Project (MUSIP) aims to improve access to sustainable water and sanitation services in Mandalay, the second-largest city in Myanmar, and to enhance the service provision capacity of Mandalay City Development Committee (MCDC).

The general objective of the project is to assist MCDC in its strategy to turn Mandalay into a Green City, with a particular focus on improved environmental performance, equity in service provision and improved finances. More specifically, the project aims to provide a reliable and sustainable public water service in Mandalay. Another key objective is to improve access to sanitation and reduce the amount of wastewater discharged directly into the environment and to enhance local capacities for public services management.

The project, which results from a feasibility study co-financed by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Agence Française de Développement (AFD), will be divided into three components - aimed at achieving the goals outlined above.

MUSIP supports the AIF objective of promoting a green economy through its contribution to sustainable water resource management, by sustaining the groundwater table, improving the efficiency of water use and reducing pollution. The project will also have a social impact by increasing access to clean drinking water and sanitation. By improving the drainage system in the city, the MUSIP project will also have an environmental impact, by reducing the frequency and intensity of flooding.

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The Mekong River Commission (MRC) is the only inter-governmental organisation that works directly with the governments of Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand and Vietnam to jointly manage the shared water res...

The Mekong River Commission (MRC) is the only inter-governmental organisation that works directly with the governments of Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand and Vietnam to jointly manage the shared water resources and the sustainable development of the Mekong River. China and Myanmar, the upstream countries of the Mekong River Basin, are Dialogue Partners of the MRC. The MRC is a platform for water diplomacy and regional cooperation in which member states share the benefits of common water resources despite different national interests. It also acts as a regional knowledge hub on water resources management that helps to inform the decision-making process based on scientific evidence.

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Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation is the government ministry of Myanmar, founded by the combination of Ministry of Mines and Ministry of Environmental Conservation and Fores...

Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation is the government ministry of Myanmar, founded by the combination of Ministry of Mines and Ministry of Environmental Conservation and Forestry by President Htin Kyaw.

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  In 1945, before Myamar gained its independence , the supervisory office of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation was established to conduct the activities of social welfare and natural disaster preve...

 

In 1945, before Myamar gained its independence , the supervisory office of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation was established to conduct the activities of social welfare and natural disaster prevention. Lately, after 1948, during the time of independence gained, the office was reorganized as the ministry of education, social welfare and resettlement. After that, the name of the office had changed as the ministry of education, relief and resettlement in 1952 and it had changed as the ministry of ethnic minority and relief and resettlement again in the same year to with the purpose of implementing the activities of natural disaster preparation, relief and resettlement and providing necesarry assistance. But in 1957, due to the political change, it had modied the name of the office as the ministry of Relief, Resettlement and National Reconciliation. In 1972, when the new administration took over, the office was reconstituted as Ministry of Social Welfare. At the beginning, there are two departments under the ministry as department of social welfare and department of relief and resettlement.

1992,the State Law and Order Restoration Council transformed the Ministry of Social Welfare into the Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement with three departments including The Fire Services department under its Notification 14/92 dated 19-02-1992.

On 6th November 2012, the Department of Fire Services was transferred to the Ministry of Home Affairs due to the nature of work and to be in accord with the contemporary situations, and so there are only two departments left under this ministry---the Social Welfare Department and Relief and Resettlement Department.

There are 265 Officer and 2876 Staff(Total 3141) under the Ministry.According to the need of the civil servants, the Ministry increased the office in Division Region and Training school for two departments.On 2015 March 31, the Ministry has 620 Officer and 4314 Staff (total 4934) were present.

Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement have 620 officials, 4314 staffs and total 4934 with the extension of the organization set up for the development of administrative mechanism on 1st April 2015.

On 10th March 2016, Department of Social Welfare extended its organization set up and the Ministry have the officials were 624, staffs were 4632 and total was 5256.

Both of two departments, Department of Social Welfare and Relief and Resettlement Department were extended their organization set up on 6th July 2017.  So there were 1965 officials, 14614 staffs and the total was 16579.

On 31st January 2018, under the Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement, Department of Rehabilitation was established with the staffs from the existing two departments. Moreover the name of Relief and Resettlement Department was changed to Disaster Management Department.

So the following are the current organization set up of Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement,

Objectives

To fulfill the social needs of the citizens of the Republic of Union of Myanmar and to conduct the Disaster Management activities in accordance with the international standards

 

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Myandawei Industrial Estate Company Limited (MIE) was established on April 9th, 2015 in the Republic of the Union of Myanmar under the joint investment by Thailand’s most well-known leading companies ...
Myandawei Industrial Estate Company Limited (MIE) was established on April 9th, 2015 in the Republic of the Union of Myanmar under the joint investment by Thailand’s most well-known leading companies on infrastructure construction and industrial estate development expertise. The joint venture company (MIE) comprise:
  • Italian-Thai Development Public Company Limited (ITD) and
  • Rojana Industrial Park Public Company Limited (ROJANA)

ITD possess long-term experiences of construction, the completion of more than 1,500 projects such as Suvarnbhumi International Airport, LaemChabang Ports and Map Ta Phut Port and Industrial Estates, and a long outstanding track record of civil works and project development. The company is Thailand’s No.1 contractor of infrastructure for over 50 years.

ROJANA has a reputation in developing the designed full fledge industrial parks in Thailand, accompanying with quality services and professional management such as those in Industrial Park in Ayutthaya, Rayong, and Prachinburi.

MIE is to develop the Dawei Industrial Estate and related Infrastructure and Utilities, together with Township under the synergy of the professional management team and the specialized advisors.
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