World Water Day Article Collection - International Water Association (IWA)

To support UN Water's goal to spread awareness of the global water crisis and the knowledge to combat it, IWA Publishing are sharing a collection of 20 relevant papers below. Even better, the entire collection has been made FREE until the end of March ! Discover essential research on access to water...
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Learning (and sharing) from like-minded water portals

​It's important to learn from other water related portals, and we have been keen to partner and share information with others. Last year we started with publishing Myanmar Water related information from the KINI initiative - Australia Water Partnership  onto the Myanmar Water Portal, and v...
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Country Update Myanmar 2018-12

​This Country Update summarizes some recent development in a number of sub-sectors in or are relevant to the water sector in Myanmar. Urban Development  Water Supply Water Technology Port Development & Inland Waterways And in the end, upcoming events in 2019 are shown. For further enquiries...
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Exciting Week with Professor Tiedo Vellinga from TU Delft in Yangon

Start the Week at Myanmar Maritime University  Prof Tiedo Vellinga was in Myanmar for a week of 25 th to 28 th February. He started the week at Myanmar Maritime University to support the capacity building and improvement of curricula of Port and Harbour Engineering Department. He has done the l...
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Overexploitation of Groundwater and Consequence in Greater Yangon

​This presentation is presented by Daw Than Than Soe and written by U Myint Thein, an advisory member of National Water Resources Committee (NWRC) during World Water Day 2019 in Nay Pyi Taw. The presentation pointed out - (1) In Yangon, There are no outstanding of Marine Clay especially in city down...
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Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) Cartoon Book

​This cartoon book is published by Myanmar Water Partnership (MmWP) supported by Global Water Partnership. It explains the importance of water resources in the world, how they exist, their different types of usages, and the water challenges in these days. In the end, why we need to preserve the wate...
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Do you want to promote your organization on Myanmar Water Portal?

​The Myanmar Water Portal is growing rapidly after its 2nd year of operations. Currently we are reaching out to 9,500 unique visitors per month.  Wouldn't you like to get more attention from Myanmar Water Sector? We like to offer you the following banner package to promote your organization, se...
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Water (Shower) Songs list

​Have you sung songs while you are showering? How does it usually feel?  Feels like all the problems, difficulties and frustration go away while singing out loud. You know that feel, right? We would like to present you our favorite water songs. And we like to know yours!  Please check out ...
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News Snapshot: Port Development in Myanmar

​Port Development Theme - February Report This report aims to present an overview of what is recently happening in port development in Myanmar, covering the information about key players in the sectors, main investors, events, national and regional news. This report includes -  Background of Po...
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A different view on the Royal Lake – uncovering the ecosystem services of the Kandawgyi Lake area

Early Sunday morning, 8.30am – the first persons are arriving. We are gathering for the very first study tour of 2019: a walking tour exploring the surroundings of Kandawgyi Lake. ​ A group of 25 participants of different backgrounds joined us to learn more about the role and the ecosystem of the la...
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Yangon in 2019 – A Water Wise City - Community of Practices Workshop

To understand the water management efforts planned for 2019, this community of practice (CoP) workshop explored prospective water management activity in the Yangon and its region through the collaborative opportunities between various water professionals. At this workshop on January 23, Dr Piet File...
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Introducing Mr Johan Heymans as New Delegate Representative of the Netherlands for Water Cooperation in Myanmar

Mr. Johan Heymans has recently been appointed as the Delegated Representative of the Netherlands for Water Cooperation in Myanmar. Mr Heymans has experience as a specialist, trainer, lecturer, project manager and project director in water resources development, in the Netherlands as well as abroad. ...
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Myanmar Transport Sector Policy Note - River Transport (2016)

This report proposes that the government should make improving the Yangon to Mandalay navigation channel and terminals a major initiative. The World Bank, in cooperation with the Government of the Netherlands, is already providing assistance and financing, but resources made available in the range o...
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Status and Future Plan for National Logistics Master Plan

Overview about Myanmar Logistics sector, potential and ongoing projects for logistics facilities, roads, railways, inland water transport and port development, presented by Mr Htike Htike, Deputy Director of Ministry of Transport and Communications, Myanmar.   Download PDF File Here

Myanmar's National Transport Master Plan - A New Direction

This document was presented by Juniji Shibata, P.E Japan, Oriental Consultants Co. Ltd. , describing  MYT-Plan objectives Transport vision, policy, strategy and actions Corridor-based transport infrastructure development Financing Feasibility studies Appendix   Download PDF File Here

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