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Mangrove deforestation emits as much CO2 as Myanmar each year

 Source: Eco Business ​The world's mangrove forests, with their archetypal twisted roots protruding from the water surface, store more than 4 billion tonnes of carbon, new research shows. Deforestation—often to make way for fish farming—has seen the global area of mangroves decline by 2 per cen...
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Green Growth Potential Assessment: Myanmar Country Report

 This report provides a timely prioritisation of issues in the country that can inform key interventions related to green growth.  In four chapters, this report presents the results of the assessment process, including the underlying analysis and key recommendations. In chapter 1, the Gree...
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Myanmar Waste Scoping Mission Report

This document  was created by an Expert Team carried out a scoping mission in the period 13-24 March 2017. The focus was on Yangon, Meiktila and Mandalay. The mission concluded with a seminar on waste management in Myanmar and opportunities for cooperation, with a participation of alm...
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Maritime Industry In Myanmar

​This document shows  ​Organizational Structure of Ministry of Transport and Communications  Department of Marine Administration  Shipping Industry in Myanmar Ports in Myanmar    Download PDF File Here

Compilation of Presentations and Videos of World Water Day 2018 in Nay Pyi Taw

​ High Level Celebration Opening Address - Vice President H.E Henry Van Thio, Chairperson of NWRC and NDMC The National Water Resources Committee (NWRC) Progress Dissemination to the Peoples of Myanmar - Multimedia Report - NWRC Congratulatory Remark by the Government of the Netherlands - H.E Mr. Wo...
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AIRBM Project as a Springboard for Myanmar Water Sector Reform and Water for Sustainable Development Decade for Action (2018-2028)

 Presented by U Ye Thu Aung, Junior Researcher, Hydro-Informatics Centre on World Water Day 2018 in Nay Pyi Taw. Explaining about  ​two main objectives of NWRC.  Vision and Mission of NWRC.  Springboard of NWRC's AIRBM Project.    Download PDF File Here

WASH Activities for Rural Development

Presented by Khin Aung Thein, WASH Officer, UNICEF on World Water Day 2018 in Nay Pyi Taw.  Including:  ​Rural Water Supply Targets in 2030 Key Actors in Rural WASH Sector Articulation about output 2.2 and 2.4 of WASH activities for Development.    Download PDF File Here

Myanmar Action Plan on Disaster Risk Reduction, 2017

 Presented by Daw Myat Moe Thwe, Director of Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement on World Water Day 2018 in Nay Pyi Taw. It includes that  ​ MPADRR 2017 plan and structure Articulately description about pillars of MAPDRR.  Priority Projects for Water Related Disasters ...
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Action Plan for Water Education, Research and Innovation Perspectives

Dr Kay Thwe Hlaing, Professor, Department of Geography, University of Yangon presented about water education, research and innovation perspectives for water at World Water Day 2018, NayPyiTaw, Myanmar.   Download PDF File Here

The Professional Development for Young Engineers (Water)

​Presented by Prof. Dr. Charlie Than at World Water Day 2018, NayPyiTaw, Myanmar. The key messages of ethics and values, code of ethics, code of professional conduct, engineer's Act and Regulations, and the professional development for young engineers were presented.   Download PDF File Here

Myanmar (Country Level) Action Plan for Energy Production Perspective

 Presented by U Tint Lwin Oo, Director, DHP, MOEE at World Water Day 2018, NayPyiTaw, Myanmar. The presentation included power demand forecasting, planned power projects and hydro power resources. The power consumption in big cities in Myanmar are constantly increasing and the main power resour...
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Water Resources for Delta Area in Myanmar

Presented by U Aung Myo Khaing, Director (DWIR) at World Water Day 2018, NayPyiTaw, Myanamr. The objectives of this presentation are:  -To report the existing condition of Myanmar Water Resources -To strengthen water resources institutions -Water security in the Urban area in Delta   Downl...
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Consideration for Myanmar(Country level) Action from Integrated Water Resources Management Perspective

​Presented by Dr. Zaw Lwin Tun, Director of Irrigation and Water Utilization Management Department, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation on World Water Day 2018 in Nay Pyi Taw. It explains two facts of Yangon Declaration from certain point of view: Sound Water Cycle Management and ...
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The Ayeyarwady River - and the Myanmar Economy

The Ayeyarwady River and the Myanmar Economy, Dr. Hannah Belta, WWF Myanmar at World Water Day 2018, NayPyiTaw, Myanmar The key messages are: -Myanmar is growing economically and developing socially with a large dependency on natural resources such as the Ayeyarwady river. -For sustained future grow...
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Enhancing Navigability of the Ayeyarwady for River Transport in Myanmar

Enhancing Navigability of the Ayeyarwady for River Transport in Myanmar by Alwin Commandeur, Royal HaskoningDHV at World Water Day 2018, NayPyiTaw, Myanmar The navigational challenges in Ayeyarwady river, evaluated solutions and preliminary and detailed engineering design phase are included in the p...
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