Chindwin River Basin Organization (Chindwin RBO)

The Chindwin RBO is envisaged to serve as a mechanism for integrated water resources management, ensuring environmentally and socially sustainable development in this vital river basin. The Chindwin River is the biggest tributary of the Ayeyarwady River. The health of the ri...
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Water Quality Monitoring in the Chindwin River Basin

​The main objectives of the Chindwin River water quality study were to build capacity of local stakeholders in water quality monitoring, to understand the current status of water quality, and to support local government agencies in developing a water quality management and monitoring strategy for th...
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Community River Health Monitoring - Ayeyarwady and Thanlwin River: Baseline Survey

Project - The Myanmar Healthy Rivers Initiative (MHRI) project focuses on Myanmar's two iconic rivers: the Ayeyarwady, a "working river" at the heart of Myanmar's national prosperity; and the Thanlwin, a transboundary river with large potential for development, shared with China and T...
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The Environmental Conservation Rules - The Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Law No. 50 / 2014

​This rule shall be called the Environmental Conservation Rule.This included ​Titles and definitionFormation of the Environmental Conservation Committee​Duties and Powers relating to the Environmental Conservation of the Ministry​Environmental Emergency​Environmental Quality Standards​Envi...
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The Environmental Conservation Law - The Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Law No. 9 / 2012

This Law shall be called the Environmental Conservation Law. The Ministry may, with the approval of the Union Government and the Committee, stipulate the following environmental quality standards: (a) suitable surface water quality standards in the usage in rivers, streams, canals, springs...
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Report: Myanmar Monsoonal Flooding Reported Impacts and Accumulated Rainfall for Past 7 Days, 03 August 2018

​It is a report for ASEAN Region - Regional Impacts (Myanmar, Lao PDR): Monsoonal Flooding Reported Impacts and Accumulated Rainfall for Past 7 Days, 03 August 2018.   Download PDF File Here  Source: https://reliefweb.int/map/myanmar/asean-region-regional-impacts-myanmar-lao...
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Preparatory survey for greater Yangon water supply improvement project (phase II) : final report

Publisher : Japan International Cooperation Agency, TEC International Co., Ltd,  Nippon Koei Co., Ltd.,  NJS Consultants Co., Ltd. The project aims at improving water supply services to meet the increasing water demand by using raw water from the Kokkowa River and ...
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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 Wat...
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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 analysi...
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Training Course of Ecosystem Services Training

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...
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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 developm...
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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 My...
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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) – conduc...
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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 Inves...
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