This Investment Plan defines the costs of achieving and sustaining the goal and objectives set out in the National Strategy for Rural Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), WASH in Schools and WASH in Health Facilities (2016). It covers WASH in rural areas, schools (primary to high school...
Source: MIMU The mangrove forests of the Ayeyarwady Delta have sustained one of the highest deforestation rates in Myanmar. The cause of this loss has been primarily anthropogenic in nature, including agricultural land expansion and the harvesting of wood for fuel and construction purposes. The effe...
စိုက်ပျိုးရေး၊ မွေးမြူရေး နှင့် ဆည်မြောင်းဝန်ကြီးဌာန၊ ကျေးလက်ဒေသဖွံ့ဖြိုးတိုးတက်ရေးဦးစီးဌာနမှ ကျေးလက်နေပြည်သူများ သောက်သုံးရေလုံလောက်စွာ ရရှိရေးအတွက် တိုင်းဒေသကြီးနှင့် ပြည်နယ်များ၏ ဒေသအခြေအနေနှင့် ကိုက်ညီသော ရေရရှိရေးလုပ်ငန်းများ လျာထားဆောင်ရွက်နိုင်ရန် ၊ လုပ်ငန်းအရည်အသွေးနှင့် စံချိန်စံညွှန်းများ ...
This chapter outlines the status of hydropower development in Myanmar. In absence of a hydropower policy or plan in Myanmar, the Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) will assess the existing hydropower plants and planned projects in the major river basins and sub-basins. The analysis firstly cov...
In case a Dam breach occurs, it is hazardous for lives, properties and environment in downstream extents. Dam break studies are necessary for forecasting of flood disaster and evaluation of hydrological safety among dams.  To investigate possible inundationextents and breach outflow, an experim...
Anthropogenic pressures such as river infrastructure, agriculture and power generation are rapidly increasing in Southeast Asia, aimed at providing food security within the region. However, this will lead to unintended river health consequences, and, currently, most Southeast Asian countries have no...
This study seeks to understand water usage patterns in Mandalay and to assess the possibility of and the extent to which current water tariffs can be increased or reconfigured.  The researchers used a combination of in-depth interviews and a survey covering 1480 households and MSMEs across six ...
Coping with flood disasters: new lessons from COVID-19?Kyaw Zin Htoon1, Soe Su Su San2, M. Shah Alam Khan3, Mohanasundar Radhakrishnan4 and Chris Zevenbergen4 1Medical doctor Yangon, Myanmar2Myanmar Medical Association, Myanmar3Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Bangladesh4IHE Delf...
The project will address urgent urban resilience and water infrastructure needs associated with bulk water supply in Yangon. It will complement Yangon City's efforts to expand reliable and safe water service coverage to 80% by 2040. The project ourputs are (i) Resilient bulk water transmission ...
Mandalay's water is not only the cheapest in Myanmar, but it also has some of the lowest tariffs in South East Asia. There have been attempts to rectify this.  In brief, this paper describes: Governments must ensure access to water for all citizens as it is a right with far reaching social, pol...
Source: Academia  Taking the Salween River in Myanmar as a case study, this paper draws on a growing body of hydrosocial literature to analyze the multiple ontologies of water taking each ontology to be constituted of-and enacted within-a human-more-than-human assemblage, the spatiote...
​06 April 2020 - U Myint Thein presents the impact of land use on the Groundwater in Yangon Region. He pointed out that management on groundwater should be properly taken out.according to the existing data and reports.He explains about Population growth and land area development of Yangon The r...
The overall aim of the training course is to build the capacity of national and local governments for integrating CCA and DRR measures into local development plans. The course modules are tailored to equip government officials with robust knowledge on climate change and its impacts in Myanmar, as we...
​The National Waste Management Strategy and Action Plan is the first national initiative aimed at institutionalising waste management and offers a visionary document and strategic guide to address key issues, needs and challenges whilst raising awareness amongst key stakeholders towards achieving a ...
For Whom The training is aimed at participants from a variety of backgrounds, including policy makers, researchers and the private sector. It is foreseen that an improved awareness of the opportunities offered by remote sensing data and an enhanced skillset of processing and analyzing these data wil...

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