14 Jan 2021 - Source: Myanmar Times Myanmar's Forest Department will receive aid from the World Bank to carry out the Forest Restoration, Development and Investment Project (FREDIP) in five regions and Nay Pyi Taw. The World Bank will extend a loan of about US$120 million at the lowest interest rate...
15 Dec 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - Three new species of Migratory Waterbirds (one species is new for Myanmar and the other two species is new for Indawgyi Lake Wildlife Sanctuary) were found in the wetland area of Indawgyi Lake, Myanmar's largest and Southeast Asia's third-larg...
19 Nov 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - A combined team arrested the fishermen who did illegal electrofishing to prevent the Ayeyawady dolphins from extinction, according to the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) Myanmar. Under the one-year Ayeyawady dolphin conservation patro...
​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 cha...
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 ...
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 ...
Source: Myanmar Times Date: 3 April 2018 ​Birdwatchers battle to save Paleik Lake, a haven for water birds Every 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 br...
​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...
Source: The Global New Light Of Myanmar Date: 21 March 2018 Photo: 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 Gre...
Source: The Global New Light Of Myanmar Date: 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 Envi...
​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 ...
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...
Source: The Myanmar Times Date: 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...
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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