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, sprin...
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Pilot project set to be role model for dry zone irrigation

​15 Aug 18 - Farmers living in the central dry zone will no longer have to fight for water thanks to a pilot project funded by Livelihoods and Food Security Trust Fund (LIFT), International Water Management Institute (IWMI) and other partners, officials said during a media visit last week. Mya ...

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 MissionWASH Strategy Develo...

Current Water Supply System and NRW Management

 Presented by Mr. Zaw Min Htut, Assistant Engineer from Yangon City Development Committee on World Water Day 2018 in Nay Pyi Taw. It Includes that  ​Current Situation of Yangon City Water Supply SystemWater Balance Analysis Future Service Level Targets in Yangon City NRW Reductio...

UN Water Convention and Myanmar

UN Water Convention and Myanmar by Dr. Zin Myo Thu, National Coordinator, IUCN at World Water Day 2018, NayPyiTaw, Myanmar The presentation included about UN Watercourses Convention (UNWC), key elements of UNWC, potential benefits for Myanmar, accession process and capacity building and the next ste...

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...

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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