We are proud to release the summary of our Socio-Economic Master Plan (SEMP) for the New Yangon City. The aim of the SEMP is to serve as a guide for the next phases of development and administration. The purpose of the SEMP is: To identify the value proposition for New YangonTo undertake econo...
​Yangon faces a number of inseparable challenges, while the different sectors in the city are starting to approach them as also deeply interrelated. Despite the recent growing interest internationally in the city, rapid urbanisation, coupled with challenging urban legislative frameworks mean that fo...
​The Bago River Sub-basin Management Plan was presented on 20 September, 2018. On behalf of NIVA, the Norwegian Institute for Water  Research, Ingrid Nesheim presented on how the project came into existence. The Bago River Sub-basin Management Plan brings...
Shelly Win, Win Win Zin, Akiyuki Kawasaki, Zin Mar Lar Tin San Department of Civil Engineering, Yangon Technological University, Yangon, Myanmar. Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan.  Abstract This paper derives flood damage function models based on the relati...
The Myanmar Sustainable Development Plan (MSDP) is the expression of our national development vision – a vision that finds resonance in the global sustainable development agenda.Genuine development will only come to Myanmar if, and only if, all these plans move harmoniously and cohere...
​Geographical focus​ ​Chindwin River Basin​ ​Project name​ ​Chindwin Futures​ ​Partners​​Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) in collaboration Myanmar Environment Institute (MEI) and other organizations from Myanmar and Mekong regional experts and other organizations​​Funder​​Blue Mo...
This report is part of a broader study conducted by the International Water Management Institute (IWMI), in collaboration with the National Engineering and Planning Services (NEPS), and Myanmar Marketing Research and Development (MMRD) Research Services, under the 'Sustainable 2 management of water ...
The Chindwin Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (CBES) project will assess the potential impacts of development and climate change on livelihoods and biodiversity within three key biodiversity hotspots in the Chindwin River Basin. CBES aims to support policy-makers in making comprehensive basin dev...
The Chindwin RBO is envisaged to serve as a mechanism for integrated water resources management, ensuring environmentally and socially sustainable development in this vital river basin. The Chindwin River is the biggest tributary of the Ayeyarwady River. The health of the ri...
​The main objectives of the Chindwin River water quality study were to build capacity of local stakeholders in water quality monitoring, to understand the current status of water quality, and to support local government agencies in developing a water quality management and monitoring strategy for th...
Project - The Myanmar Healthy Rivers Initiative (MHRI) project focuses on Myanmar's two iconic rivers: the Ayeyarwady, a "working river" at the heart of Myanmar's national prosperity; and the Thanlwin, a transboundary river with large potential for development, shared with China and T...
​This rule shall be called the Environmental Conservation Rule. This included  ​Titles and definitionFormation of the Environmental Conservation Committee​Duties and Powers relating to the Environmental Conservation of the Ministry​Environmental Emergency​Environmental Quality Standards​En...
This Law shall be called the Environmental Conservation Law.  The Ministry may, with the approval of the Union Government and the Committee, stipulate the following environmental quality standards:  (a) suitable surface water quality standards in the usage in rivers, streams, canals, sprin...
 Dr. John Conallin from IHE Delft and Charles Sturt University explained about what is environmental flows and what are important elements in implementing e-flows framework at Symposium - The Science and Policy of Environmental Flows in Myanmar organized by WWF Myanmar on 15th of August at...

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