Myanmar has two of the globally most intact tropical river systems - the Salween and the Irrawaddy - which are also in one of the most biodiversity-rich regions of the world. The value of these free-flowing rivers is of fundamental importance to the regional biodiversity, the economy of the country,...
This assessment analyses the vulnerability of the ecosystem, infrastructure, and socio-economic conditions in Hakha Township located in Chin State, Myanmar in relation to present and projected climatic conditions. It concludes that the current vulnerability of Hakha Township is high, and with the pr...
The National Logistics Master Plan (NLMP) is in line with the parameters of the existing national plans and policies and is formulated to support and materialize these plans and policies, National Comprehensive Development Plan (NCDP)National Spatial Development Framework (NSDF)Agriculture Developme...
A new AWP knowledge product is now available that focuses on environmental water management in the Indo-Pacific region – authored by Professor Stuart Bunn, Associate Professor Mark Kennard, and Professor Sue Jackson from the Australian Rivers Institute at Griffith University. This report includes: a...
This assessment analyses the vulnerability of the ecological, infrastructure and socio-economic conditions of Pakokku in relation to the present and projected climatic conditions. It concludes that vulnerabilities in Pakokku are high and that changes in climate will require decision-makers of Pakokk...
Acknowledgments - This pdf file is used by U Myint Thein, a groundwater & wells consultant, to present "General knowledge of groundwater" at Myanmar Geoscience Webinar.  The contents in this presentation file are; How groundwater occursGroundwater in natureWorld water distribution...
Due to the promotion of economic deregulation after shifting the policy to emphasize reforms on international relations and economy since 2011, Myanmar has been more powerful as a new investment frontier in Asia as well as worldwide. Myanmar's gross domestic product (GDP) per capita is estimated to ...
"ရေရှည် ဖွံ့ဖြိုးတိုးတက်မှု အတွက်‌‌ မြေအောက်ရေ၏ အရေးပါမှု" အချက်အလက်ပြရုပ်ပုံကားချပ်သည် the Groundwater Solutions Initiative for Policy and Practice (GRIPP) မှ ပါ၀င်သော အဖွဲ့အစည်းများမှ အချက်အလက်များကို ကူညီထားပါတယ်။ ၁၉၅၀ ခုနှစ်က တစ်ကမ္ဘာလုံးဆိုင်ရာ မြေအောက်ရေ အလွန်အကျွံ ထုတ်ယူသုံးစွဲမှု အဖြစ်က...
Climate change will affect the availability, quality and quantity of water for basic human needs, threatening the effective enjoyment of the human rights to water and sanitation for potentially billions of people. The hydrological changes induced by climate change will add challenges to the sustaina...
This Investment Plan defines the costs of achieving and sustaining the goal and objectives set out in the National Strategy for Rural Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), WASH in Schools and WASH in Health Facilities (2016). It covers WASH in rural areas, schools (primary to high school...
Source: MIMU The mangrove forests of the Ayeyarwady Delta have sustained one of the highest deforestation rates in Myanmar. The cause of this loss has been primarily anthropogenic in nature, including agricultural land expansion and the harvesting of wood for fuel and construction purposes. The effe...
This chapter outlines the status of hydropower development in Myanmar. In absence of a hydropower policy or plan in Myanmar, the Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) will assess the existing hydropower plants and planned projects in the major river basins and sub-basins. The analysis firstly cov...
This study seeks to understand water usage patterns in Mandalay and to assess the possibility of and the extent to which current water tariffs can be increased or reconfigured.  The researchers used a combination of in-depth interviews and a survey covering 1480 households and MSMEs across six ...
Coping with flood disasters: new lessons from COVID-19?Kyaw Zin Htoon1, Soe Su Su San2, M. Shah Alam Khan3, Mohanasundar Radhakrishnan4 and Chris Zevenbergen4 1Medical doctor Yangon, Myanmar2Myanmar Medical Association, Myanmar3Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Bangladesh4IHE Delf...
The project will address urgent urban resilience and water infrastructure needs associated with bulk water supply in Yangon. It will complement Yangon City's efforts to expand reliable and safe water service coverage to 80% by 2040. The project ourputs are (i) Resilient bulk water transmission ...

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