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58 Mandalay villages likely to experience water shortage

29 JAN 2021 - Source: Myanmar Times - Up to 58 villages in Mandalay Region is likely to experience water shortage in the coming summer months, said Region Rural Area Development Department's Director U Soe Than. The 58 villages will cover 10 townships including Taungtha and Nwartogyi townships,...
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Lesser rainfall causes reduction of irrigation water in Ngwe Taung Dam

26 Jan 2021 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - Nan San Hpoo natural water outlet, a water source of the Ngwe Taung Dam, Dimawhso Township, Kayah State, had a declining water yield, and the area had low rainfalls in the raining season, so this year, the dam will be able to supply water for ...
ရေကဏ္ဍပိုင်းဆိုင်ရာအကျပ်အတည်းတွေကို လျှော့ချဖို့ သိပ္ပံပညာလုံလုံလောက်လောက်ရှိပြီလား?

ရေကဏ္ဍပိုင်းဆိုင်ရာအကျပ်အတည်းတွေကို လျှော့ချဖို့ သိပ္ပံပညာလုံလုံလောက်လောက်ရှိပြီလား?

International Water Management Institute – IWMI ၏ အထွေထွေ ညွှန်ကြားရေးမှူးနှင့် ၂၀၁၉ ဘူဒါပတ်စ် ရေညီလာခံ (Budapest Water Summit 2019) တွင် အဓိကဟောပြောသူတစ်ဦးဖြစ်သော Dr. Claudia Sadoff က "ရေကဏ္ဍပိုင်းဆိုင်ရာအကျပ်အတည်းတွေကို လျှော့ချဖို့ သိပ္ပံပညာ လုံလုံလောက်လောက်ရှိပြီလား" ဟု ထိုညီလာခံမှာ မေးခွန...
Group plans to start distributing water in Pyin Oo Lwin

Group plans to start distributing water in Pyin Oo Lwin

17 January 2021 - Source: Myanmar Times Pyin Oo Lwin in Mandalay Region is expected to run out of water by the end of the month. The Pyin Oo Lwin Sein Lann Natural Environment Group plans to start distributing water this weekend to help the district's residents manage through the drought. The w...
Pyin Oo Lwin braces for worst drought ever

Pyin Oo Lwin braces for worst drought ever

15 Jan 2021 - Source: Myanmar Times Mandalay's Pyin Oo Lwin district is bracing for the worst drought in history, said U Lay Myint Aung, leader of the Sein Lann Pyin Oo Lwin natural environment group. The district has been experiencing reduced rainfall in recent years with 2020 recording only half t...
Agriculture ministry wants more dams amid water shortage

Agriculture ministry wants more dams amid water shortage

14 January 2021 - Source: Myanmar Times The country's Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation, is considering building more dams to address the increasing water scarcity in the country due to less rainfall. U Myo Tint Htun, deputy permanent secretary of the ministry, said the proper use of...
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More Myanmar dams are running dry ahead of summer months

25 DEC 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - More dams in Myanmar that are supposed to irrigate farms and generate electricity are running low of water and likely to be of little use during the coming summer months. The latest to report low water level is the Myo Gyi dam in Ywarngan township in Shan S...
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Asian Water Development Outlook 2020

The Asian Water Development Outlook (AWDO) 2020 shares the current water security status in Asia and the Pacific, including main findings and recommendations on water governance and finance as well as application of the AWDO framework in policy development and water management. According to AWDO 202...

Thaketa Climate Adaptation Project - Infographics

Jpeg Format   PDF Format Download PDF File Here Too Little Water  Addressing Water Scarcity in the Thaketa Climate Adaptation Project Download PDF File Here Too Much Water  Addressing Flooding in the Thaketa Climate Adaptation Project
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A Dramatic Shift in Myanmar Irrigation Water Management - Interview with Nyan Thiha

Myanmar irrigation governance system has been encouraging the indigenous farmers' cooperative participation in water governance in furtherance of equitable and efficient water accessible distribution in agricultural sector. A marvellous accomplishment of establishing user based participatory managem...
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Water info-sharing platform launched for Mekong nations

01 Dec 2020 - Source: Ecns - China launched an online information-sharing platform on water resources in Beijing on Monday as part of its efforts to help Mekong River countries address the challenges of climate change. The opening of the website comes as the Lancang-Mekong River Basin faces esc...
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Success despite Covid: hope from a water users association in Central Myanmar

26 Nov 2020 - Source: International Water Management Institute - By Marie-Charlotte Buisson, Petra Schmitter and Nyan Thiha "Since last year, we had enough water and vegetables to procure a good income as long as I get water, so I will continue this year again." - By a farmer, May 2020. Th...
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Fixing Mawlamyine’s water woes

21 Oct 2020 - Source: Frontier Myanmar - Most residents in the country's fifth-largest city continue to rely on poor-quality water sources in the absence of a reliable government distribution system, but work is already underway on a major upgrade with international support. In 2009, U Thein Hl...
Myanmar monsoon rice crop shrinks due to lack of rain

Myanmar monsoon rice crop shrinks due to lack of rain

21 SEP 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times Myanmar's monsoon rice crop has shrunk by nearly 810,000 hectares due to a lack of rain and irrigation water, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation. The ministry said 5.35 million hectares had been planted with monsoon rice this year, ...
ရာသီဥတု ပြောင်းလဲ ဖောက်ပြန်လာမှုကြောင့် ထိခိုက်နစ်နာနေကြသည့် တောင်သူများအတွက် ဖြေဆေးမရှိသေးပါ

ရာသီဥတု ပြောင်းလဲ ဖောက်ပြန်လာမှုကြောင့် ထိခိုက်နစ်နာနေကြသည့် တောင်သူများအတွက် ဖြေဆေးမရှိသေးပါ

16 Aug 2020 - Source: Eleven Media Group Co.,Ltd. ■ ရွှေကိုမလို ရေကိုလိုကြသူများ "မိုးစပါး မစိုက်ရတာ သုံးနှစ်ရှိသွားပြီ။ ဒီနှစ်လည်း မိုးခေါင်နေတော့ မိုးစပါးမစိုက်ရဘူး။ မိုးရွာဦးမှာလားလို့ တောင်သူတွေက မျှော်နေကြတာ။ မိုးက ရေရတဲ့အထိ မရွာဘူး။ စိုက်ပျိုးထားတဲ့ သီးနှံအချို့လည်း မိုး မရွာလို့ ပျက်စီးသ...

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