Exciting Week of Prof Tiedo Vellinga from TU Delft in Yangon

Start the Week at Myanmar Maritime University  Prof Tiedo Vellinga was in Myanmar for a week of 25 th to 28 th 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 l...
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Conserving biodiversity in the Chindwin River Basin in Myanmar

How is the issue of biodiversity conservation perceived in Myanmar in terms of economic development, livelihoods and policy? Where are the policy gaps?  Source: sei.org Given Myanmar's rapid economic development in recent years, the Chindwin Basin faces unplanned and unmanaged changes occur­rin...
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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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Conservation of biodiversity and improved management of protected areas in Myanmar

​The aim of the study has been to give important and improved knowledge about aquatic macrophytes and phytoplankton biodiversity in the Indawgyi Lake. The survey took place in September 2017 and included physical measurements, water chemistry, phytoplankton, and aquatic macrophytes.   Download ...
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Assessing ecological status in Inlay Lake - Integrated Water Resources Management in Myanmar

​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 water chemistry in Inlay Lake, and to give an example for assessing ...
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SEA Of The Hydropower Sector In Myanmar Resources

SEA – Final Report For Stakeholder Review The SEA Final Report recommends a balance between hydropower development and natural resource protection in each major river basin in Myanmar, contributing to the healthy functioning of these rivers for the next century and beyond. It also recommends im...
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Urban Sanitation & Public Health

During MyanmarWater 2018, the talk of U Khin Maung Yi centred on his personal experiences and career. U Khin Maung Yi is Vice Chairman of WATSAN TD, and member of the Myanmar Engineering Society (MES). He was educated in Myanmar and the Netherlands, and shared pictures and insights from the projects...
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Nutrient Removal From Municipal Wastewater of Yangon City

Daw Nway Nway Khaing from Yangon Technical University, presented on "Nutrient removal of Municipal waste water of Yangon City" during MyanmarWater 2018.  Daw Nway Nway Khaing talked about the increase in waste water in Yangon this decade, increasing the importance of finding sufficient ways to ...
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Supporting Early Flood Preparedness in Myanmar

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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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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Establishment of flood damage function models: A case study in the Bago River Basin, Myanmar

Shelly Win, Win Win Zin, Akiyuki Kawasaki, Zin Mar Lar Tin San Department of Civil Engineering, Yangon Technological University, Yangon, Myanmar. Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan.  Abstract This paper derives flood damage function models based on the relati...
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Chindwin Futures

​Geographical focus ​ ​Chindwin River Basin ​ ​Project name ​ ​Chindwin Futures ​ ​Partners ​ ​Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) in collaboration Myanmar Environment Institute (MEI) and other organizations from Myanmar and Mekong regional experts and other organizations ​ ​Funder ...
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Integrated Assessment of Groundwater Use for Improving Livelihoods in the Dry Zone of Myanmar

This report is part of a broader study conducted by the International Water Management Institute (IWMI), in collaboration with the National Engineering and Planning Services (NEPS), and Myanmar Marketing Research and Development (MMRD) Research Services, under the 'Sustainable 2 management of water ...
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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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