Myanmar's Urbanization : Creating Opportunities for All - Executive Summary (Burmese)

Abstract Urbanization in Myanmar is still in an early phase with slightly less than one-third of the population living in cities. This presents an enormous opportunity for the country. Cities are engines of growth and prosperity, which facilitate industries to grow jobs, services and innovation...
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Myanmar's Urbanization - Creating Opportunites for All - Full Report (English)

Abstract Urbanization in Myanmar is still in an early phase with slightly less than one-third of the population living in cities. This presents an enormous opportunity for the country. Cities are engines of growth and prosperity, which facilitate industries to grow jobs, services and innovation...
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Improving water and sanitation services in Mandalay City (Myanmar)

​Start Date  ​​End Date  ​​Budget  ​​Funding ​01/12/2016​ ​22/12/2019 ​ ​2500000 € ​ ​AFD, Agence française de développement (AFD) ​ The project aims at providing access to water to 2,000 households of Mandalay City (Amarapura Township) and at implementing incentive measures for house...
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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 25th to 28th 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 lec...
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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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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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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 objectivesTransport vision, policy, strategy and actionsCorridor-based transport infrastructure developmentFinancingFeasibility studiesAppendix   Download PDF File Here

Piloting river basin management in the Bago Sub-basin, experiences and recommendations

The aim of the IWRM project has been to pilot the development of a coordinated River Basin Management Plan. The report presents the procedures applied and the experiences gained as part of this pilot in the Bago River Sub-basin during the period2015 - 2018. The report explains the basic principles f...
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Ayeyarwady Decision Support System and Basin Master Plan

The fact sheet and infographic explains SERVIR-Mekong's collaboration with Myanmar's Department of Disaster Management under the Ministry of Social Welfare Relief & Resettlement utilizes geospatial technology to improve annual flood preparedness.   Fact Sheet (2.1MB) Infographic (1.1MB) Sou...
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Walking for Water around Kandawgyi Lake

​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...
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BECOME A WORLD WATER ENVOY AT THE WORLD WATER CONGRESS

​​Bago Sub-basin Management Plan was introduced into public on September 20th, 2018. Since it was introduced as in open seminar, Bago Regional Government, Forest Department, Environmental Conservation Department, Directorate of Water Resources and Improvement of River System and Irrigation and Water...
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A different view on the Royal Lake – uncovering the ecosystem services of the Kandawgyi Lake area

​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 ...
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Secrets of Inya Lake

Shelly Win, Win Win Zin, Akiyuki Kawasaki, Zin Mar Lar Tin SanDepartment of Civil Engineering, Yangon Technological University, Yangon, Myanmar.Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan. AbstractThis paper derives flood damage function models based on the relationsh...
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Preparatory survey for greater Yangon water supply improvement project (phase II) : final report

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...
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