Yangon City Charette of the UKFCO Global Future Cities Programme

​ 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 f...
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Socio-Economic Master Plan Public Report

  We are proud to release the summary of our Socio-Economic Master Plan (SEMP) for the New Yangon City. The aim of the SEMP is to serve as a guide for the next phases of development and administration. The purpose of the SEMP is: To identify the value proposition for New Yangon To undertake eco...
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Reflection of open seminar on Bago Sub-basin Management Plan

​ ​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 Wate...
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The River Basin Management Approach - A Pilot in the Bago River Sub-basin 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 bring...
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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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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

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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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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Training Course of Ecosystem Services Training

​This training course is from ecosystem services training,  jointly organized by Global Water Partnership Southeast Asia (GWP-SEA), Irrigation and Water Utilization Management Department (IWUMD) and Myanmar Water Partnership in Irrigation Technology Center (ITC).  Teaching Stuff ...
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Sea Of The Hydropower Sector In Myanmar Resources

​ 1 June 18 -  Led by Myanmar's Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation (MONREC) and the Ministry of Electricity and Energy (MOEE) with support from IFC and the Australian government, the Strategic Environmental Assessment of Myanmar's hydropower sector will provide, once c...
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Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) of the Hydropower Sector in Myanmar – Final Report

With support from the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the Australian government, the Government of Myanmar (GoM) – through a partnership between the Ministry of Electricity and Energy (MOEE) and Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation (MONREC) – conduc...
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