Integrated Water Resources Management in Myanmar: Water usage and introduction to water quality criteria for lakes and rivers in Myanmar Preliminary report

​Created by Norwegian Institute for Water Research (NIVA). The purpose of the report is to present some first recommendation for the development of Myanmar ecological quality criteria using the system of the EU Water Framework Directive (EU WFD) as baseline, with main focus on the cha...
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Integrated Water Resources Management in Myanmar: Assessing ecological status in Inlay Lake Preliminary report

Created by Norwegian Institute for Water Research (NIVA). The report is one of the deliverables of the project Integrated water resources management – Institutional building and training.  The  main purpose of the report has been to achieve improved knowledge about aquatic biodiversity and...
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A proposal for an administrative set up of river basin management in the Sittaung River Basin

Created by  By Zaw Lwin Tun, Bo Ni, and Sein Tun and Ingrid Nesheim. The purpose of this report is to present a proposal for how an administrative approach based on River Basin Management can be implemented in Myanmar. The Sittaung River Basin has been used as an example area to ...
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Framework notes and recommendations for Integrated Water Resource Management in Myanmar

Created by Norwegian Institute for Water Research (NIVA).  This report presents over five chapters information on,  International IWRM frameworks and key  elements for a modern water law;   an overview of the current relevant environmental policies and laws  in&nbs...
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JICA's Committee in Myanmar's Infrastructure Development Projects and Program

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Myanmar's Inland Maritime Ports and Inland Water Transport: Capacity Assessment, Status and Development Plan

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Yangon’s Urban Development Master Plan & Priority Projects

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Insights of Myanmar Community of Practice (CoP) Water in the City workshop

​On the 22nd of March 2018, World Water Day , The Water Agency (TWA) initiated the first Myanmar Community of Practice (CoP) workshop in Yangon at the beautiful and authentic building of Yangon Heritage Trust (YHT). During Piet Filet's visit to Yangon in January, local stakeholders were in...
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The Interview with Prof. Khin Ni-Ni Thein.

​ The future of a healthy and prosperous water sector in Myanmar is high priority for many, but Prof. Khin Ni-Ni Thein is one who holds this future close to her heart. In a recent interview with Karen Delfau from the AWP backed Kini Initiative you have a chance to hear first hand why Prof. Khin...
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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

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