Ayeyarwady Futures Partnership (AFP) Ensuring the sustainability of development in the Ayeyarwady River Basin in Myanmar

Myanmar is undergoing rapid socio-economic transformation in which old institutions are undergoing changes and many new ones are being created. This has created a need for urgent action, as well as a window of opportunity, for substantially improving how river basins are governed. A new National Water Resource Committee (NWRC) has been formed that ...
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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 analysis of past and present condition and trends in ...
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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 ​Dr. Erik de Ruijter van Steveninck ​ ​IHE Delft, ...
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Meikhtila Lake Integrated Development Plan: Executive Summary

The Meikhtila Lake Integrated Development Plan (MLIDP) is one of the 'learning-by-doing' projects following from this IWRM Strategic Study. This MLIDP aims to provide an extensive overview of the stakeholders and existing policies relevant for Meikhtila Lake area. Additionally, a broad analysis of the socio-economic and physic-geographical sit...
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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 completed, an informed hydropower pathway for each ...
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The Ayeyarwady River And The Economy Of Myanmar

This document attempts to identify different ways that the Ayeyarwady River is important to both Myanmar's economy and society. It also aims to highlight the importance of balanced development that will ensure the naturally functioning systems within the river continue to support growth and development, as they have for hundreds of years. It is a c...
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Wrap up of Myanmar Community of Practice

28 May 18 - The Water Agency has launched the first Myanmar Community of Practice (CoP), collaborated with YCDC engineering department of water and sanitation on 24 May 2018. Over 50 participants from various organization, including YCDC, MWP, NEPS, MMU, WWF, Wateraid and Myanmar Koei joined this workshop. The CoP ...
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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) – conducted this Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) ...
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National Strategy for Rural Water Supply, Water and Sanitation(WASH), WASH in Schools and WASH in Health Facilities

The purpose of this Strategy is to set out the way to meet the needs of the rural populations for improved domestic water supply services, access to and use of improved sanitation with elimination of open defecation, and improved hygiene behaviour by the Year 2030. The Strategy is supported by Investment Plans covering a financing period 2015 to 20...
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The geography of future water challenges

This publication shows that, without improved water management or adaptation to climate change, the global sustainability goals cannot be achieved. The report highlights the urgent need for an integrated approach to limiting climate- and water-related risks. Using maps and info-graphics, The geography of future water challenges shows the water-rela...
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Hydrogeology of the Dry Zone — Central Myanmar

This report has been prepared by Dr Len Drury, Aqua Rock Konsultants, with assistance from the Groundwater Division, Irrigation and Water Utilization Management Department (IWUMD) of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation (MOALI). The figures and maps were digitised by International Centre Environmental Management (ICEM). The text wa...
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Myanmar: Pilot introducing the National Water Framework Directive

Created by  Ingrid Nesheim, Bente M. Wathne, Bo Ni, Zaw Lwin Tun. The NWRC adopted in 2014 an important policy framework  entitled, the National Water Framework Directive (NWFD). This policy framework, inspired by the EU WFD  covers principles such as river-basin management, good ecological status of water bodies, integration, and&nb...
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Pilot introducing the river basin management approach in Sittaung River Basin/Myanmar

 Created by  Ingrid Nesheim, Zaw Lwin Tun, Toe Aung, Hla Oo Nwe. An important aim of the IWRM Institutional Building and Training project is to pilot test the river basin management approach in Myanmar. The purpose is to investigate how cooperation between different sectors on river basin level, including stakeholder participati...
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Characterization of the Bago Sub basin Pilot implementing the EU Water Framework Directive

Created by Norwegian Institute for Water Research (NIVA). The aim of this report is to characterize the Bago Sub-basin, located in the Bago Region in the south-central part of Myanmar. The report presents the different characterization steps, including methods for identifying water use and water users, economic analysis of water usage, monitor...
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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 characterization and classification processes. As bac...
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