The handbook provides an insight into the key issues linked to managing and restoring aquatic ecosystems. The information draws from real-life experiences, practical examples and expertise acquired in national and transboundary basins throughout the world involving people from public authorities and...
The Protection of Wildlife and Protected areas Law was enacted on 8th June, 1994 by the State Law and Order Restoration Council with the aims to implement the government policy for wildlife protection and natural areas conservation, to carry out the protection and conservation of wildlife, ecosystem...
The formulation of forestry policies has evolved for the purpose of developing sustainability of the environment as Myanmar forestry sector is essential in the enhancement of national socio-economic development, environmental sustainability and balance of nature. The six imperatives were established...
The forest act 1902 was replaced with the new law in 1992 which shall be implemented in accordance with the declared 8 basic principles and the law was composed of 13 chapters and 58 sections.  This forestry law of 1992 focused on the reservation, protection and management of forest l...
ABOUT THE HANDBOOK  This Handbook is a call to action for ministers of finance, with inspirational case studies and forward-looking sector perspectives. It is part of an initiative by the Sanitation and Water for All global partnership to provide succinct insights and curated knowledge to minis...
Myanmar has two of the globally most intact tropical river systems - the Salween and the Irrawaddy - which are also in one of the most biodiversity-rich regions of the world. The value of these free-flowing rivers is of fundamental importance to the regional biodiversity, the economy of the country,...
This assessment analyses the vulnerability of the ecosystem, infrastructure, and socio-economic conditions in Hakha Township located in Chin State, Myanmar in relation to present and projected climatic conditions. It concludes that the current vulnerability of Hakha Township is high, and with the pr...
In developing countries, many tons of valuable nutrients (mainly Nitrogen (N) and Phosphorous (P)) are lost as waste derived from daily life and agriculture. Nutrient load qualification is an early step for recognizing environmental pollution and a basic requirement for planning environmental s...
Globally, 2.8 billion people use on-site sanitation facilities, which need regular emptying of accumulated fecal sludge. Illegal dumping from informal emptying businesses, one of the major challenges in environmental management, is widely observed. Considering Mandalay, Myanmar, this study...
The National Logistics Master Plan (NLMP) is in line with the parameters of the existing national plans and policies and is formulated to support and materialize these plans and policies, National Comprehensive Development Plan (NCDP)National Spatial Development Framework (NSDF)Agriculture Developme...
A new AWP knowledge product is now available that focuses on environmental water management in the Indo-Pacific region – authored by Professor Stuart Bunn, Associate Professor Mark Kennard, and Professor Sue Jackson from the Australian Rivers Institute at Griffith University. This report includes: a...
This assessment analyses the vulnerability of the ecological, infrastructure and socio-economic conditions of Pakokku in relation to the present and projected climatic conditions. It concludes that vulnerabilities in Pakokku are high and that changes in climate will require decision-makers of Pakokk...
Acknowledgments - This pdf file is used by U Myint Thein, a groundwater & wells consultant, to present "General knowledge of groundwater" at Myanmar Geoscience Webinar.  The contents in this presentation file are; How groundwater occursGroundwater in natureWorld water distribution...
Due to the promotion of economic deregulation after shifting the policy to emphasize reforms on international relations and economy since 2011, Myanmar has been more powerful as a new investment frontier in Asia as well as worldwide. Myanmar's gross domestic product (GDP) per capita is estimated to ...
Acknowledgements These maps were developed by the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) for the Department of Agriculture (DoA). This process was financed by the European Union through International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD): Africa to Asia - Testing Adaptation in Flood-base...

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