အဲ့ဒါေရယုိစိမ့္မႈပဲ၊ သိၾကရဲ႕လား

အဲ့ဒါေရယုိစိမ့္မႈပဲ၊ သိၾကရဲ႕လား

​Created by Norwegian Institute for Water Research (NIVA).The purpose of the report is to present some first recommendation for the development of Myanmar ecological quality criteria using the system of the EU Water Framework Directive (EU WFD) as baseline, with main focus on the char...
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Integrated Water Resources Management in Myanmar: Assessing ecological status in Inlay Lake Preliminary report

Created by Norwegian Institute for Water Research (NIVA).The report is one of the deliverables of the project Integrated water resources management – Institutional building and training. The main purpose of the report has been to achieve improved knowledge about aquatic biodiversity and wa...
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Four mega urban projects under implementation in Yangon and Mandalay

Source: The Global New Light Of Myanmar Date: 4 April 2018 ​Thunderstorms, lightning, isolated heavy rainfall, and gale-force winds hit Yangon yesterday, knocking down trees, ripping off roofs, causing power outages and dropping temperatures. "The strong wind hit for 20 minutes. It bl...
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ေရတိမ္ေရ၀ပ္ေဒသေတြက ဘာတန္ဖိုးေတြရွိလဲဆိုတာ ရွာေဖြေတြ ့ရွိျခင္း

Source: Myanmar TimesDate: 3 April 2018​Birdwatchers battle to save Paleik Lake, a haven for water birdsEvery year scores of birds flock to Paleik Lake, 14 kilometres east of Mandalay, where they sojourn for up to two months before continuing thousands of kilometers north or south in search of breed...
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Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) of the Hydropower Sector in Myanmar – Final Report

​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 ins...
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​The Alley Garden Project at Doh Eain

Source: The Global New Light Of MyanmarDate: 21 March 2018Photo: Google​As part of efforts to conserve Myanmar's ecosystem, the Ministry of Environmental Conservation and Forestry has initiated discussions with the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) to obtain funds from the Green ...
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Information flood for Young Water Professionals

Source: The Global New Light Of MyanmarDate: 12 March 2018​A research study under the project of mainstream biodiversity and ecosystem services in the Chindwin River Basin will be officially launched on 1 April in three townships along the river, said Daw Khin Ohnma Htway, Director of Myanmar Enviro...
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Floods continue to occur in lower areas of Bago

Floods continue to occur in lower areas of Bago

​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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Public health hinges on safe medical waste disposal

Public health hinges on safe medical waste disposal

Lessons Learnt from Taung Thaman Lake Water Pollution by U Maung Maung Oo, Natural Green at World Water Day 2018, NayPyiTaw, Myanmar.The presentation highlighted the causes of water pollution in Taung Thaman Lake, the current situation of Taung Thaman lake water quality and the collapse of ecosystem...
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Survey finds 40pc of Yangonites dissatisfied with YCDC

Source: The Myanmar TimesDate: 2 February, 2018​In the past 20 years, rapid economic growth in the Greater Mekong Subregion has reduced poverty and brought prosperity to many of its 420 million people.Much of the growth has relied on natural resources, which generate up to half of total wealth in so...
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Riverbank erosion causes emergency move of households in Pyi

Riverbank erosion causes emergency move of households in Pyi

This report provides an assessment of the Status of Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) of Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) to Climate Actions in Myanmar conducted in late 2016-early 2017. It outlines what the MRV expectations are under the Paris Agreement, and reviews the basic p...
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