Yangon Declaration: The Pathway Forward

Last week (30 October – 3 November) a team of (young) Myanmar water professionals visited - together with some Yangon-based Dutch water professionals – the Amsterdam International Water Week (AIWW). The Prime Minister of The Netherlands Mark Rutte emphasized in his opening speech the importance of t...
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Myanmar Water Journal - Edition 05-2018

 Source: mmtimes, 8th November 2017. Myanmar's first freshwater fish farming research centre is currently under construction and it will be transferred to the government in December, said U Hla Win, regional officer of Department of Fisheries of Mandalay Region. The construction is currently be...
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Myanmar Water Journal - August 2018

Interviews& Reflections MEET WITH STUDENT Ye Mann Aung, Student, Trade Training Institute What kind of water sector does Myanmar need to improve? " Water resources are crucial in Myanmar. There is a bond between water resources and natural environment. We need to conserve the environment to sust...
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Governance and Institution for Water Supply

Source: mmtimes, 18th October 2017 The final draft for the Ayeyawaddy Integrated River Basin Management (AIRBM) project, one of the major projects under a research and development program by the National Water Resources Committee led by vice-president U Henry Van Thio, has been received. A Master Pl...
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WWF-Myanmar study aims for sustainable use of Ayeyarwady

Source: mmtimes, 24th October 2017 WWF-MYANMAR is undertaking research on the sustainable use of Ayeyarwady River that could maximize its benefits for the country's economy and people living along the coastal areas. Link:  https://www.mmtimes.com/news/wwf-myanmar-study-aims-sustainable-use-ayey...
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Sustainability is Good Business: Maintaining Basin Health and Developing Hydropower in Myanmar

This presentation by U Tun Win (Head of Water and Sanitation Department, MCDC) shares resourceful information about proposed water supply master plan and existing wastewater management system in Mandalay Industrial Hub.   Download PDF File Here

Setting the Scene for eflows within Myanmar (Stage 0 Planning)

This presentation shares field trip activities and trainings of Young Water Professionals (1 st and 2 nd Batch) and Junior Researchers from Hydro-Informatics Centre, displaying documentary photos.   Download PDF File Here

The Value of the Ayeyarwady River: Update on WWF ‘River in the Economy’ Project.

This presentation by U Aung Myo Khaing (Deputy Director, DWIR) gives a clear explanation about why IWRM is important for Myanmar. He shares an overview about DWIR activities for IWRM and a brief description of AIRBM Project.     Download PDF File Here

Strategies to Optimize Water Resource Management in Myanmar

This paper by Mario Cerutti from Netherlands Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment present about water resource management strategies in Myanmar. To know that what strategy is and elements of a water strategy with some good examples are shown.   Download PDF File Here

Weather bureau warns depression may cause possible landslides, flash floods

  This paper by Sushmita Mandal talks about Global Urbanization and provides an introduction about the International Water Assoication (IWA). It points out that water is the heart of sustainable development and future water wise cities through integrated urban planning.   Download PDF File...
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Star High Asia Pacific granted dredging rights in Yangon River

This presentation by U Aung Myo Khaing (DWIR) indicate about advantage of inland navigation. In addition, some illustrations of disasters in navigation are also indicated. In the case of Myanmar, transportation of dangerous cargo on the river systems is a risky business and unsafe. The objective of ...
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Flood hazard and Disaster Risk Assessment for Bago River Basin

This report by Dr. Aung Than Oo, Ms. Khin Si Si Hlaing and Ms. Shwe Pyi Tan who are working in Hydrology branch of irrigation and water utilization management Department show their basic information of study area, Bago Basin. Past flood events during the months of july and august in every year due t...
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Maritime Industry In Myanmar

This presentation by Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and irrigation about rural water supply and water treatment. It includes the background history of rural water supply and plan and systems of rural water supply in Myanmar. Current situation on rural water supply can be seen chronologically. In...
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Registration Guideline Myanmar- Netherlands Water Challenge 2018

This presentation by Dr. Zaw Lwin Tun (Representative of Myanmar Water Partnership) presents the key feature of Deltas in a changing climate, a brief chronology of learning Deltas, Learning Deltas about how to do it and with whom to partner. There are potential target Deltaic Areas in Asia which inc...
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Myanmar from Space, a different perspective

​ This presentation by Peter Kerssens (IADS Project Leader) shares an overview of Integrated Ayeyarwady Delta Strategy (IADS) project which is a part of MoU on IWRM Cooperation between the government of Myanmar and Netherlands. He shares insights about how the project is developed step by step toget...
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