Community River Health Monitoring - Ayeyarwady and Thanlwin River: Baseline Survey

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 an...
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The Environmental Conservation Rules - The Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Law No. 50 / 2014

​This rule shall be called the Environmental Conservation Rule. This included  ​Titles and definition Formation of the Environmental Conservation Committee ​ Duties and Powers relating to the Environmental Conservation of the Ministry ​ Environmental Emergency ​ Environmental Quality Stand...
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The Environmental Conservation Law - The Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Law No. 9 / 2012

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...
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Setting the Scene for eflows within Myanmar (Stage 0 Planning)

 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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Status of E- Flows Research in Myanmar

Dr. Win Win Zin from YTU presented about status of e-flows research in Myanmar at Symposium - The Science and Policy of Environmental Flows in Myanmar organized by WWF Myanmar on 15th of August at Inya lake hotel.   Download PDF File Here

Assessment of Environmental Flow by Hydrological Approach in Myitnge River Basin

Su Su Hlaing from YTU presented about research on assessment of environmental flow by hydrological approach in Myitnge river basin at Symposium - The Science and Policy of Environmental Flows in Myanmar organized by WWF Myanmar on 15th of August at Inya lake hotel.   Download PDF File Here

Environmental Flow Assessment of Lower Paung Laung Hydro Power Project

 Daw Cho Cho Thin Kyi from YTU presented the research on environmental flow assessment of lower Paung Laung hydro power project at Symposium - The Science and Policy of Environmental Flows in Myanmar organized by WWF on 15th of August at Inya lake hotel.   Download PDF File Here

Sustainability is Good Business: Maintaining Basin Health and Developing Hydropower in Myanmar

Kate Lazarus from IFC presented about good practice notes for E-Flows Assessments related to hydro power projects at Symposium - The Science and Policy of Environmental Flows in Myanmarorganized by WWF Myanmar on 15th of August at Inya lake hotel.   Download PDF File Here

E-Flows related policy in Myanmar

Hannah Baleta from WWF Myanmar presented about the existing policy related to E-Flows in Myanmar on behalf of Dr. Win Maung from MEI at the Symposium - The Science and Policy of Environmental Flows in Myanmar on 15th of August at Inya Lake hotel organised by WWF Myanmar and other partners.   Do...
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Environmental Flows: Lessons from Two Decades of Implementation

Mr. Christopher Bonzi (Hydropower Expert) from WWF presented why environment flows are important and lessons learning from other countries at Symposium - The Science and Policy of Environmental Flows in Myanmar on 15th of August at Inlya lake hotel organised by WWF Myanmar.   Download PDF File ...
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The Science and Policy of Environmental Flows in Myanmar

Valuable presentations and case studies... - Myanmar Water Portal | Facebook Valuable presentations and case studies during Symposium Environmental Flows in #Myanmar?? and how to develop a #eFlows #framework #waterMM #YTU #NWRC... https://www.facebook.com/127180144583717/posts/251387415496322/ Enter...
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Environmental Impact Assessment Procedure - Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation (MONREC)

 This procedure is enacted by Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation (MONREC) on 2015 Dec 29th.  In Burmese Language.   Download PDF File Here

Socio - Economic Developments in the Indawgyi Lake area, Kachin State, Myanmar

The research project aims at understanding the socio-economic development potentials, using empirical quanititative and qualitative data collection, field observation and expert interviews. It contributes to an interesting place-based regional approach to the usual general development approaches. ​ ...
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AHA Centre Situation Update No. 2: Monsoon Flood, Myanmar

Hightlights a. Due to heavy torrential rains as a result of Southwest Monsoon since 4 July 2018, nine provinces were affected thus far with widespread flooding and landslides reported. Four provinces in Myanmar are most affected, namely Kayin, Mon, Tanintharyi and Bago. See figure below on probable ...
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Report: Myanmar Monsoonal Flooding Reported Impacts and Accumulated Rainfall for Past 7 Days, 03 August 2018

​It is a report for ASEAN Region - Regional Impacts (Myanmar, Lao PDR): Monsoonal Flooding Reported Impacts and Accumulated Rainfall for Past 7 Days, 03 August 2018.   Download PDF File Here  Source:  https://reliefweb.int/map/myanmar/asean-region-regional-impacts-myanmar-la...
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