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Insights of Myanmar Community of Practice (CoP) Water in the City workshop

​On the 22nd of March 2018, World Water Day , The Water Agency (TWA) initiated the first Myanmar Community of Practice (CoP) workshop in Yangon at the beautiful and authentic building of Yangon Heritage Trust (YHT). During Piet Filet's visit to Yangon in January, local stakeholders were in...
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The Interview with Prof. Khin Ni-Ni Thein.

​ The future of a healthy and prosperous water sector in Myanmar is high priority for many, but Prof. Khin Ni-Ni Thein is one who holds this future close to her heart. In a recent interview with Karen Delfau from the AWP backed Kini Initiative you have a chance to hear first hand why Prof. Khin...
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Mangrove deforestation emits as much CO2 as Myanmar each year

 Source: Eco Business ​The world's mangrove forests, with their archetypal twisted roots protruding from the water surface, store more than 4 billion tonnes of carbon, new research shows. Deforestation—often to make way for fish farming—has seen the global area of mangroves decline by 2 per cen...
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Green Growth Potential Assessment: Myanmar Country Report

 This report provides a timely prioritisation of issues in the country that can inform key interventions related to green growth.  In four chapters, this report presents the results of the assessment process, including the underlying analysis and key recommendations. In chapter 1, the Gree...
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Myanmar Waste Scoping Mission Report

This document  was created by an Expert Team carried out a scoping mission in the period 13-24 March 2017. The focus was on Yangon, Meiktila and Mandalay. The mission concluded with a seminar on waste management in Myanmar and opportunities for cooperation, with a participation of alm...
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Compilation of Presentations and Videos of World Water Day 2018 in Nay Pyi Taw

​ High Level Celebration Opening Address - Vice President H.E Henry Van Thio, Chairperson of NWRC and NDMC The National Water Resources Committee (NWRC) Progress Dissemination to the Peoples of Myanmar - Multimedia Report - NWRC Congratulatory Remark by the Government of the Netherlands - H.E Mr. Wo...
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AIRBM Project as a Springboard for Myanmar Water Sector Reform and Water for Sustainable Development Decade for Action (2018-2028)

 Presented by U Ye Thu Aung, Junior Researcher, Hydro-Informatics Centre on World Water Day 2018 in Nay Pyi Taw. Explaining about  ​two main objectives of NWRC.  Vision and Mission of NWRC.  Springboard of NWRC's AIRBM Project.    Download PDF File Here

WASH Activities for Rural Development

Presented by Khin Aung Thein, WASH Officer, UNICEF on World Water Day 2018 in Nay Pyi Taw.  Including:  ​Rural Water Supply Targets in 2030 Key Actors in Rural WASH Sector Articulation about output 2.2 and 2.4 of WASH activities for Development.    Download PDF File Here

Myanmar Action Plan on Disaster Risk Reduction, 2017

 Presented by Daw Myat Moe Thwe, Director of Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement on World Water Day 2018 in Nay Pyi Taw. It includes that  ​ MPADRR 2017 plan and structure Articulately description about pillars of MAPDRR.  Priority Projects for Water Related Disasters ...
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Consideration for Myanmar(Country level) Action from Integrated Water Resources Management Perspective

​Presented by Dr. Zaw Lwin Tun, Director of Irrigation and Water Utilization Management Department, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation on World Water Day 2018 in Nay Pyi Taw. It explains two facts of Yangon Declaration from certain point of view: Sound Water Cycle Management and ...
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The Ayeyarwady River - and the Myanmar Economy

The Ayeyarwady River and the Myanmar Economy, Dr. Hannah Belta, WWF Myanmar at World Water Day 2018, NayPyiTaw, Myanmar The key messages are: -Myanmar is growing economically and developing socially with a large dependency on natural resources such as the Ayeyarwady river. -For sustained future grow...
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Enhancing Navigability of the Ayeyarwady for River Transport in Myanmar

Enhancing Navigability of the Ayeyarwady for River Transport in Myanmar by Alwin Commandeur, Royal HaskoningDHV at World Water Day 2018, NayPyiTaw, Myanmar The navigational challenges in Ayeyarwady river, evaluated solutions and preliminary and detailed engineering design phase are included in the p...
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Rural Water Supply Activities

 Presented by U Khant Zaw, DG. Dr. Win Min Oo, Department of Rural Development, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation Department of Rural Development on World Water Day 2018 in Nay Pyi Taw. It shows  ​Department of Rural Development's Vision and Mission WASH Strategy Devel...
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Water Resources Management (Hydropower Implementation)

Presented by  U Ye Myint Tun, Department of Hydro power Implementation on World Water Day 2018 in Nay Pyi Taw. It shows  ​Water Resource Management for energy sector and for hydropower.   Dam Safety and Monitoring  Regulation for Safety EIA guidelines for hydropowe...
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Water and Health in Myanmar

 Presented by Dr. Khaing Khaing Soe, Deputy Director of Occupational and Environmental Health Division on World Water Day in Nay Pyi Taw. It includes  ​Burden of Diseases relating to water pollution in Myanmar National Drinking Water Quality Standard Water Quality Surveillance Guideline Mo...
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