Urban Water Supply and Sanitation in Yangon

This presentation was presented by Myo Thein, Deputy Head(Director) of Department Engineering Department(Water & Sanitation) Yangon City Development Committee. It includes future p opulation and w ater d emand issues in Yangon, w ater s upply i mprovement p lan, s ewerage z oning plan and propos...
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Enhancing Water Security in the Urbanizing Ayeyarwady Delta Region

At the Seminar on Resilient Urban Delta Development, organized by the Embassy of the Kingdom of Netherlands, National Water Resources Committee and Yangon Regional Government, Dr. Zaw Lwin Tun  Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation (MoALI) Irrigation and Water Utilization Management...
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Resilient Urban Delta Development

U Than Soe, Director of the Department of Disaster Management Ministry of Social Welfares Ayeyarwady Region Presented the Actions and Plans Water related Disaster and Challenges Suggestions at the Resilient Urban Delta Seminar, organized by the Embassy of the Kingdom of Netherlands, National Water R...
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Delta Macro: Rivers and Estuaries

Delta Macro: Rivers and Estuaries By Willem Mak, Department International Development Netherlands Enterprise Agency Government of the Netherlands The presentation was presented at  Urban Delta Seminar, organized by Embassy of the Kingdoms of Netherlands, National Water Resources Committee and Y...
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Setting the Knowledge Agenda for Water Security in the Urbanizing Ayeyarwady Delta

U Aung Myo Khaing, Director of Directorate of Water Resources and Improvement of River Systems(DWIR) presented the "Setting the Knowledge Agenda for Water Security in the Urbanizing Ayeyarwady Delta" on the Urban Delta Seminar (14 February 2018), organized by Embassy of the Kingdoms of Netherlands, ...
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Principles for Environmental Flows in Myanmar

The economic value of six key ecosystem services in the Ayeyarwady Basin - agriculture, transport, fisheries, water supply, biodiversity and ecotourism - is estimated in the range of USD 2.5 to USD 6.9 billion per annum (between 3-9% of total GDP for 2016). In building this assessment with colleague...
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WWF 2016 Annual Report

This report is fromm WWF Myanmar that developed sustainably, conserving its vast forests and diverse wildlife for generations to come. It includes  the impact on Myanmar's priority species – tigers, Asian elephants and  Irrawaddy dolphins – and our priority landscapes, the mounta...
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Hydrological data audit and capacity building in data management, Myanmar

Source: ICEM, http://icem.com.au/ The Salween and Ayeyarwady are Myanmar's largest rivers and provide a home and livelihood to millions of people. As the country develops, the relationship between the rivers' stakeholders and the underlying biophysical systems changes. New stakeholders are emerging ...
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Monitoring of River Health of Ayeyarwady River in Myanmar

This presentation was presented by Nyein Thandar Ko from TUDelft in Water Quality workshop organized by NIVA. It includes bio monitoring as a tool river health monitoring and environmental impact assessment in monitoring of Ayeyarwady River's health.    Download PDF File Here

Swedish hydropower and the EU Water Framework Directive

This project report provides non-Swedish readers with an overview of Sweden's attempts to reform the governance of its hydropower sector: the processes, the guidelines and recommendations. It also looks at some of the controversies and unresolved questions that have emerged, particularly around how ...
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Water Supply Governance In YCDC

​It was presented by U Myo Thein, Deputy Head(Director) of Department, Engineering Department. Pointed out that Challenges and current issues of YCDC water supply and to meet Sustainable Development Goal SDG 6.1, by 2030, universal and equitable access to safe and affordable drinking water for all c...
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Sustainable Water Governance in Myanmar

It was presented by Thi Thi Khaing, Deputy Director, Department of Urban and Housing Development, MoC, Khin Aung Thein, WASH officer and Dr. Khin Latt, professor from the department of Civil Department of West Yangon Technological University. It is about Urban Development Planning in Myanmar. Furthe...
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Governance and Institution for Water Supply

Dr. Satoshi TAKIZAWA from The University of Tokyo presented in 3rd Asia Pacific Water Summit in 2017. It was shown that one of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), SDG 6: Ensure access to water and sanitation for all is articulated. Furthermore, the explanation about urban water crisis and wate...
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Photo session: 3rd APWS high level delegates

Yangon Declaration: The Pathway Forward

The 3 rd Asia-Pacific Water Summit (APWS) was convened in Yangon on 11-12 December 2017, with the aim of promoting cooperation and partnership, as well as sharing knowledge and experiences to enhance water security in the region towards concrete actions and solutions for sustainable development. ​ A...
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Towards Urban Growth Analytics for Yangon

It is within this context that the IGC Myanmar office has collaborated with LSE Cities on this first step towards developing a more in-depth research programme on urban development in Yangon. It has resulted in the creation of a comparative information base that will provide a strong empirical found...
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