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Environmental Water Management in the Indo-Pacific: An Australian Perspective

A new AWP knowledge product is now available that focuses on environmental water management in the Indo-Pacific region – authored by Professor Stuart Bunn, Associate Professor Mark Kennard, and Professor Sue Jackson from the Australian Rivers Institute at Griffith University. This report includes: a...
“အားလုံးပါဝင်အသုံးပြုနိုင်သော ရေပေးဝေ‌‌ရေးနှင့် မိလ္လာစနစ်” သည် ကျွန်ုပ်တို့အားလုံးအတွက် အရေးကြီးကြောင်း COVID-19 က သတိပေးခေါင်း‌လောင်း ထိုးလိုက်ချေပြီ။”

“အားလုံးပါဝင်အသုံးပြုနိုင်သော ရေပေးဝေ‌‌ရေးနှင့် မိလ္လာစနစ်” သည် ကျွန်ုပ်တို့အားလုံးအတွက် အရေးကြီးကြောင်း COVID-19 က သတိပေးခေါင်း‌လောင်း ထိုးလိုက်ချေပြီ။”

Deepa Joshi, Gender, Youth and Inclusion Lead Specialist, IWMI Alan Nicol, Strategic Program Director – Water, Growth and Inclusion, IWMI COVID-19 ကပ်ရောဂါကူးစက်မှု မြင့်တက်လာသည်နှင့်အမျှ ရောဂါကူးစက်မှုကို အထိရောက်ဆုံး ကြိုတင်ကာကွယ်မှုအနေဖြင့် လက်ဆေးရန် ကျွန်ုပ်တို့သည် နေ့စဉ်နှင့်အမျှ သတိပေးနှိုးဆော...
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ရန်ကုန်မြို့ရှိ မိုးရေစုဆောင်းသော ပုရွက်ဆိတ်များ

"မိုးရေကိုကြိုစုထားမယ်ဆိုရင် ရာသီဥတုပူတဲ့နွေရာသီရောက်ရင် ရေပြတ်မှာ စိတ်မပူရတော့ဘူးပေါ့"  ရန်ကုန်မြို့သာကေတမြို့နယ်တွင်နေထိုင်သော အသက်၇၇နှစ်အရွယ်ရှိ ဒေါ်ခင်အေးကြူ ဆောင်းတွင်းအတွက် အစားအစာတွေကိုကြိုးကြိုးစားစား ကြိုတင်စုဆောင်းနေတဲ့ ပုရွက်ဆိတ်လေးအကြောင်းကို ပြောပြထားတဲ့ "ပုရွက်ဆိတ်နှင့် နှံကောင်" ...
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Ants in Yangon Saving Rainwater

"If we save it in time, we don't have to be concerned about water shortage during summer, when the heat is intense" by Daw Khin Aye Kyu, 77-year-old, who lives in Tharketa, Yangon We all know the famous fable about The Ant and the Grasshopper, telling us the story of the hardworking ant that collect...
River Turns Red in Shan State, Burmese Blame Factories in China

River Turns Red in Shan State, Burmese Blame Factories in China

21 June 2020 - Source: CTN News "We have never seen water color changes like this before. This is the first time I have ever seen the water red. We don't know what China has done!" Environmentalist have raised alarms in Myanmar after the water of the Shweli River separating China and the Shan State ...
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Surviving The Pandemic Without Clean Water

​13 APR 2020 - Source: THE ASEAN POST - With the current COVID-19 health crisis looming – infecting close to two million people worldwide, governments have imposed drastic measures to contain the virus. It was reported that three billion people are currently under lockdown worldwide in an ...
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Japanese firms offer to improve Yangon’s water infrastructure

20 Dec 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - Some 22 Japanese companies are to meet with Myanmar companies to explore possible partnerships in the operation and maintenance of the economic capital's water system. The companies will come to Yangon on a public-private partnership mission this month as part of ...
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Consortium awarded funding to undertake Climate Adaptation Project in Thaketa

A consortium of eight companies and organisations has been awarded financial support from the prestigious Partners for Water innovation fund of the Dutch government to undertake a two-year climate adaptation pilot project in the township of Thaketa (Yangon). The multidisciplinary consortium consisti...

Basic Water Environment Management and EIA System in Myanmar

The water quality survey targeting the Hlaing River basin and the Doke Hta Waddy River basin was conducted as one of activities of the Project for Capacity Development in Basic Water Environment Management and EIA System. This report summarizes the water quality survey results which are to be utiliz...
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Factory waste affects villagers along Dotehtawady: groups

27 June 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - Residents of Amarapura township, Mandalay Region, are suffering because factories dump wastewater in the Dotehtawady River, and the government needs to address the problem, said U Maung Maung Oo, leader of the Natural Green Alliance. The city said it would build ...
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PIB UWLY Consortium hosts Scoping Workshop to develop water interventions for Thaketa township

Source: The Water AgencyDate: June 21st, 2019 From June 10-14, 2019, a workshop 'Scoping the interventions for Thaketa township' was organized in Yangon as part of the Urban Water track of the Partners in Business: Urban Water Logistics for a Greater Yangon (PIB UWLY) program. Previously a successfu...
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The hunger haunting the nation’s rice bowl

​A depletion in the variety of local food sources, stubborn poverty rates and stretched health services are driving high rates of malnutrition in the Ayeyarwady delta. By KYAW LIN HTOON | FRONTIER The crowd at the jetty in the Ayeyarwady Region town of Thabaung waited patiently for the boats that wo...
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The Amarapura Project - Improving Water Service in Mandalay City

"Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all"​ (SDG 6)."Making the cities in Myanmar more sustainable, more resilient and more inclusive" (SDG 11).​​ We did an interview with Thibaut Le Loc'h, the coordinator of the Water, Sanitation and Solid Waste Management prog...
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ေျမေအာက္ေရေအာင္းလြာထဲသို႔ေရငန္တိုး၀င္ျခင္းႏွင့္မဟာရန္ကုန္ - အပိုင္း ၃

ေရခ်ိဳ၊ေရငန္ အမ်ိဳးအစား၊အဆင့္ခြဲျခားျခင္း (Grading of Fresh water Salt water) ေရခိ်ဳေရငန္အမိ်ဳးအစားမ်ားကို ဇလဘူမိေဗဒဆိုင္ရာနည္းပညာမ်ားအရ၊ေရတြင္ေပ်ာ္၀င္ေနေသာဓါတ္ပစၥည္း(ဓါတ္ဆား)စုစုေပါင္းေပ်ာ္၀င္မွဳ့ပမာဏ (Total Dissolved Solid / TDS) ဆားဓါတ္ပါ၀င္မွဳ့အနဲအမ်ား ႏွင့္ကလိုရုိက္ေပ်ာ္၀င္မွဳ့အနဲအမ်ားအလိုက္(၄)...

Improving water and sanitation services in Mandalay City (Myanmar)

​Start Date  ​​End Date  ​​Budget  ​​Funding ​01/12/2016​ ​22/12/2019 ​ ​2500000 € ​ ​AFD, Agence française de développement (AFD) ​ The project aims at providing access to water to 2,000 households of Mandalay City (Amarapura Township) and at implementing incentive measures for house...

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