Chindwin Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

The Chindwin Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (CBES) project will assess the potential impacts of development and climate change on livelihoods and biodiversity within three key biodiversity hotspots in the Chindwin River Basin. CBES aims to support policy-makers in making comprehensive basin dev...
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Chindwin River Basin Organization (Chindwin RBO)

The Chindwin RBO is envisaged to serve as a mechanism for integrated water resources management, ensuring environmentally and socially sustainable  development in this vital river basin.   The Chindwin River is the biggest tributary of the Ayeyarwady River. The health of the...
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Water Quality Monitoring in the Chindwin River Basin

​The main objectives of the Chindwin River water quality study were to build capacity of local stakeholders in water quality monitoring, to understand the current status of water quality, and to support local government agencies in developing a water quality management and monitoring strategy for th...
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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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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 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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Preparatory survey for greater Yangon water supply improvement project (phase II) : final report

Publisher :  Japan International Cooperation Agency,  TEC International Co., Ltd,   Nippon Koei Co., Ltd.,   NJS Consultants Co., Ltd.   The project aims at improving water supply services to meet the increasing water demand by using raw water from the Kokkowa Rive...
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Ayeyarwady Futures Partnership (AFP) Ensuring the sustainability of development in the Ayeyarwady River Basin in Myanmar

Myanmar is undergoing rapid socio-economic transformation in which old institutions are undergoing changes and many new ones are being created. This has created a need for urgent action, as well as a window of opportunity, for substantially improving how river basins are governed. A new National Wat...
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The Ayeyarwady State of the Basin Assessment (SOBA)

6 July 2018 ( Updated) -  ​ The Ayeyarwady State of the Basin Assessment (SOBA) is one of the major knowledge outputs of the Ayeyarwady Integrated River Basin Management (AIRBM) Project prepared by Hydro-Informatics Centre (HIC). SOBA is an integrated environmental, social and economic ana...
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