Acknowledgements These maps were developed by the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) for the Department of Agriculture (DoA). This process was financed by the European Union through International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD): Africa to Asia - Testing Adaptation in Flood-base...
New approach to discharge groundwater in Myanmar with climate change   Writer: Myint Thein [National Literary Award Writer (Apply Science)]1. Global climate changes started since last three decades. Seasonally weather forecasting is changing. It is quite different year by year. Heavy rain in a ...
Source IFRC (reliefweb) Originally published 27 Jul 2020 A. Situation analysis Description of the disaster A total of 4,000 households of 20,000 people in Mandalay are affected by the rapid onset flood that was caused by a broken geological sedimentary dike1 on 19 July 2020. Mandalay is an administr...
"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...
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...
Anthropogenic pressures such as river infrastructure, agriculture and power generation are rapidly increasing in Southeast Asia, aimed at providing food security within the region. However, this will lead to unintended river health consequences, and, currently, most Southeast Asian countries have no...
Mandalay's water is not only the cheapest in Myanmar, but it also has some of the lowest tariffs in South East Asia. There have been attempts to rectify this.  In brief, this paper describes: Governments must ensure access to water for all citizens as it is a right with far reaching social, pol...
The overall aim of the training course is to build the capacity of national and local governments for integrating CCA and DRR measures into local development plans. The course modules are tailored to equip government officials with robust knowledge on climate change and its impacts in Myanmar, as we...
For Whom The training is aimed at participants from a variety of backgrounds, including policy makers, researchers and the private sector. It is foreseen that an improved awareness of the opportunities offered by remote sensing data and an enhanced skillset of processing and analyzing these data wil...
Abstract  Urbanization in Myanmar is still in an early phase with slightly less than one-third of the population living in cities. This presents an enormous opportunity for the country. Cities are engines of growth and prosperity, which facilitate industries to grow jobs, services and innovatio...
Abstract  Urbanization in Myanmar is still in an early phase with slightly less than one-third of the population living in cities. This presents an enormous opportunity for the country. Cities are engines of growth and prosperity, which facilitate industries to grow jobs, services and innovatio...
​This book is the outcome of filed and management experiences and expertise in water resources (both surface water and groundwater) by the author and professional association and Government Departments over 20 years. The eight chapters in this book seriously deal with origin, occurrences, topography...
The water quality survey targeting the Hlaing River basin and the Doke Hta Waddy River basin was conducted as one of activities of the Project for Capacity Development in Basic Water Environment Management and EIA System. This report summarizes the water quality survey results which are to be utiliz...
Several weeks of heavy monsoon rains in August 2019 swamped Burma (Myanmar) and southern and western India, unleashing destructive floods and landslides. Above-average monsoon rainfall caused rivers and streams to overflow their banks, while destabilizing hillsides in several regions. The annual mon...
The paper establishes a baseline of how many people across case study countries rely on groundwater for drinking water (79%) and explores resource management issues relevant to WASH professionals. The information was used in an analysis of proportions of people using groundwater as their primary sou...

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