SDG 6 Progress Reports

The monitoring of progress towards SDG 6 is a means to achieve the goal. High-quality data help policy- and decision-makers at all levels of government  to identify challenges and opportunities, to set priorities for more effective and efficient implementation, to communicate progress...

Local inclusive community started managing water for their farms equally in Pywat Ywar village

Indigenous farmers formed a local community (Water User Association) called Five village Bless, led to effective irrigation management by ensuring reliable and equal water distribution in support of their livelihoods in MyinMu Township, Sagaing Region in Myanmar. Local farmers can regulate the water...

စိမ်းလန်းသော (‌‌မြေ)နေရာများနှင့် အပြာ‌ရောင် (ရေ)နေရာများ၏ လူမှုရေးနှင့်စီးပွားရေးဆိုင်ရာအရေးပါမှု

ရေရှည်တည်တံ့သည့် ပတ်ဝန်းကျင် ရပ်ကွက်များတွင် ပျှမ်းမျှအားဖြင့် လူတို့သည် ပိုကျန်းမာလေ့ရှိပြီး ကလေးများသည် အပြင်ထွက်် ကစားလေ့ရှိသည်။ မကြာသေးမီ နှစ်များအတွင်း မြို့နှင့် မြို့ကြီးများတွင် စိမ်းလန်းစိုပြေခြင်း၏ အကျိုးကျေးဇူးများ နှင့် ပတ်သက်သော အချက်အလက်များ ပိုမိုရရှိလာသည်။ လူအများစုသည် ပိုမို စိမ်းလန...

ရှေ့သို့ ခရီးရောက်တိုးတက်သော မိတ်ဖက်အဖွဲ့အစည်းများဖြစ်ရေး နည်းဥပဒေသများ

တစ်ကမ္ဘာလုံးဆိုင်ရာ သဘောတူညီထားတဲ့ ရေရှည်တည်တံ့သော ဖွံ့ဖြိုးတိုးတက်ရေး ရည်မှန်းချက် (Sustainable Development Goals) ကို အခုလက်ရှိအချိန်ကနေ ၂၀၃၀ ခုနှစ် အတွင်း ကျွန်တော်တို့ စွမ်းဆောင်အောင်မြင်နိုင်ဖို့ဆိုရင် လူပေါင်း သန်းတစ်ဝက်နီးပါးကို အန္တရာယ်ကင်း စိတ်ချရတဲ့ သောက်ရေရရှိအောင်၊ လူပေါင်းတစ်သန်းကိ...

Sharing Invaluable Experience of a Water Resources Expert - Interview with U Khin Latt

There are many experienced water experts who have been working over many years in the Myanmar Water Sector. They came across the military junta ruling from 1962 - 2011 (ref. here) and experts and specialists were oppressed under the military regime. Till today, they stand up in their self-righteousn...

Introduction of second phase: Myanmar – Norway Environmental Programme

27 NOV 2019 - Myanmar-Norway Bilateral Environmental Programme is the collaboration between Myanmar authorities, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation, the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation, the Ministry of Transport and Communication and Norwegia...

Bago River Sub-basin Management Plan

The Bago Sub-basin Area Committee consists of sector and environmental authorities, and the Non-governmental Stakeholder Group consists of NGOs, politicians, private actors and civil society. These two institutions have been central discussion and decision-making arenas for the development of the Ba...

Bago River Sub-basin Management Plan - Final Report

The report presents the "Bago River Sub-basin Management Plan" a plan which has been prepared by the Bago River Sub-basin Committee, with input from the Bago Non-governmental Stakeholder Group during the period of 2016 - 2018. The process of developing this plan, including also the participatory pro...

ပဲခူးမြစ်ဝှမ်းဒေသ စီမံအုပ်ချုပ်လုပ်ကိုင်မှု လုပ်ငန်းစီမံချက်

ပဲခူးမြစ်ဝှမ်းဒေသ စီမံအုပ်ချုပ်လုပ်ကိုင်မှု ကော်မတီတွင် ဌာနဆိုင်ရာအဖွဲ့အစည်းများ၊ ပတ်ဝန်းကျင်ထိန်းသိမ်းရေးဆိုင်ရာ အာဏာပိုင်များ ပါဝင်ပြီး အစိုးရမဟုတ်သော အကျိုးဆက်စပ်ပတ်သက်သူများ အဖွဲ့တွင် NGO များ၊ လွှတ်တော်ကိုယ်စားလှယ်များနှင့် အရပ်ဖက်လူမှု အဖွဲ့အစည်းများပါဝင်ပါသည်။ ၎င်းကော်မတီနှစ်ခုသည် ပဲခူးမြစ်ဝှ...

Integrated Water Resources Management in Myanmar - Assessing ecological status in Inlay Lake - "Preliminary report"

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 water chemistry in Inlay Lake, and to give an example for assessing t...

Environmental objectives and abatement measures for a healthy Bago River - A contribution to the Bago River Sub-basin Management Plan

This report is a deliverable of the project, IWRM, Institutional Building and Training, a collaborative effort by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation (MONREC) and the Norwegian Institute for Water Research (NIVA). An important aim of this project is to pilot test th...

Conservation of biodiversity and improved management of protected areas in Myanmar - Aquatic macrophytes and phytoplankton in Moeyingyi Reservoir, November 2015

Moeyingyi reservoir (constructed in 1878) is situated in the Bago Region, south eastern part of Myanmar. The area was established as Moeyingyi Wetland Wildlife Sanctuary in 1988, and in 2004 it was designated as the first Ramsar site of Myanmar. The aim of the present study was to give important and...

Lancang-Mekong countries reach new joint agreement on water resource info-sharing

29 Sep 2020 - Source: Global Times - China and the other five Mekong River countries reached an agreement on the memorandum of understanding (MoU) to discuss China-proposed practical measures of sharing the Lancang River's hydrological data for the whole year with the Mekong countries at the se...

Mekong River Commission Urges More Data Sharing Amid Low Water Levels in Lower Mekong

07 Aug 2020 - Source: Radio Free Asia - As water levels in the lower-Mekong region hit record lows for the second year in a row, a report published Friday by the intergovernmental Mekong River Commission urged China, Myanmar and its member countries to share more data about hydroelectric dam op...

The Science and Policy of Environmental Flows in Myanmar

A symposium and technical workshop - The Science and Policy of Environmental Flows in Myanmar was held on 15th August 2018 at Inya Lake hotel by WWF Myanmar. U Cho Cho, chairman of NWRC Advisory Group and Professor Dr. Khin Than Yu, pro-rector of Yangon Technological University gave an opening and w...

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