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Solving water scarcity making good use of the available structures and conditions in central dry zone of Myanmar

"If the reservoir harvests rainwater to its full capacity, it can supply water not only to Kula village but also to the neighboring villages" by U Maung Maung Oo, a lead advocate of Natural Green Alliance (N.G.A)  24 July 2020 - Local knowledge is the main asset that can contribu...
Sesame plants in Magway under threat by drought

Sesame plants in Magway under threat by drought

10 July 2020 - Source: The Global New Light of Myanmar A ten-day drought in Magway Township is likely to damage the sesame plants, according to the local sesame growers. "The 45-day-old sesame plants are being faced with the problem of lack of rain this year. Now, it is the blossoming time but we co...
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ရေ၊ ရာသီ၊ မြန်မာပြည်

ကမ္ဘာ့ရာသီဥတုပြောင်းလွဲလာမူ့သည် (၂၀၁၀)ခုနှစ်ဝှန်းကျင်ကစ၍ သိသိသာသာပြောင်းလွဲလာသည် အပူချိန်ပျမ်းမျှ (၃) ဒီဂရီ ဆဲလ်ဆီးရပ်စ်ခန့် အနေအထားမှာရှိနေပြီ။ မိုးရွာသွန်းမူ့သည်လည်း မမှန်ကန်၊မမျှတတော့၊ မိုးများသည့်နေရာမိုးများ၊ မိုးခေါင်သည့်နေရာမိုးခေါင်၊ မိုးခေါင်‌တော့ရေရှား၊ မိုးများသည့်နေရာရေလျှံ စသည...
မိုးရွာသွန်းမှုလျော့နည်းနိုင်သည့် ခန့်မှန်းချက်များနှင့် ရွေးချယ်ရတော့မည့် စိုက်ပျိုးရေးသီးနှံများ

မိုးရွာသွန်းမှုလျော့နည်းနိုင်သည့် ခန့်မှန်းချက်များနှင့် ရွေးချယ်ရတော့မည့် စိုက်ပျိုးရေးသီးနှံများ

14 June 2020 - Source: Eleven Media Group Co.,Ltd. (၁) ယခုနှစ်တွင် မိုးရွာသွန်းမှု လျော့နည်းနိုင်သည့်အတွက် တောင်သူများအနေဖြင့် ဒေသအလိုက်စျေးကွက်ဝင် သက်တမ်းတိုစပါးမျိုးနှင့် ရေငတ်ဒဏ်ခံစပါးမျိုးများ ပြောင်းလဲစိုက်ပျိုးကြရန် စိုက်ပျိုးရေး၊ မွေးမြူရေးနှင့် ဆည်မြောင်းဝန်ကြီးဌာနက ထုတ်ပြန်ထားသည်။ မိုးလေဝသန...
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Mekong region facing serious drought

​11 MARCH 2020 - Source: Khmer Times - According to recent Mekong River Commission (MRC) studies, the frequency and severity of droughts across the Mekong basin has increased over the past few decades. The upper reaches of the Mekong are witnessing an unprecedented spectacle when the ...
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Focus on drought mitigation before relief

7 Jan 20 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar By Maung Lu Aye Myanmar had abundant water resources, holding 16 per cent of water resources among the ten ASEAN countries and 12 per cent of all Asia. However, with diversity in rainfall, increase in population and population density, the rise of indus...
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Myanmar may face water shortage in this year: a meteorologist

09 April 19 - Source: Eleven Myanmar - Weather will be hotter than usual in this year and Myanmar may face water shortage due to El Niño and late monsoon arrival, said meteorologist Chit Kyaw. "El Niño could bring some weather changes in this year and all meteorologists forecasted that the arrival o...

News Snapshot: Water Supply in Myanmar

Water Supply Theme - March Report This report aims to present an overview of what is recently happening in water supply in Myanmar, covering the information about key players in the sectors, main investors, events, national and regional news. This report includes - Background of Water Supply in Myan...
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'We feel like hermit crabs': Myanmar's climate dispossessed

In the coastal town of Khindan, the catastrophic effect of rising sea levels is all too apparent​ ​1 Nov 18 - Source: The Guardian - On a stiflingly hot morning, Daw Mya Htay rolls up her longyi, a Burmese sarong, ready to wade into the sea. "The well used to be the centre of our village," Mya ...
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Shwebo drought leaves farmers in trouble, kills plants

​11 Sep 18 - Eleven Myanmar - Shwebo District in Sagaing Region has been hit by a untimely drought causing difficulty with monsoon paddy growing while outright leading some plantations to wither and die, according to local sources. In the district, the areas without access to a dam that have to...
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Drought hits central Myanmar

​27 Aug 18 - Farmers in the central Myanmar are facing difficulty in growing seasonal crops as there is a shortage of water due to drought. Source: Eleven Myanmar Farmers in some regions in Mandalay, Magway and Sagaing have to rely only on rainwater to grow crops. Due to less rains, only farmer...
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​Water project offers hope to farmers in Myanmar's central dry zone

23 Aug 18 - Mizzima -  Taking shelter from the midday heat in a bamboo hut among the paddies and pulses of Myanmar's central Dry Zone, it is easy to drift back in time and imagine what life must have been like in the Kingdom of Pagan 1,000 years earlier. Then the farmer who has invite...
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Danish company seeks long-term role in Myanmar’s water security

​4 August 18 - While issues like aquifer depletion, groundwater contamination, overpopulation, extreme flooding and droughts grab headlines in coverage of a global water crisis that has been long in the making, one area that gets significantly less attention is water that is lost before it reac...
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How will climate change impact Myanmar?

​07 June 18 - I had persistently been writing about the causes of the climatic change and its impact and consequences on our planet: the environments, ecosystems, humans and other living things in general. However, I have never mentioned their impacts on Myanmar in particular, until lately. In ...
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Dala's water woes

10 May 18 - The Yangon Region government hopes a new tap system will help solve water shortages in the underdeveloped township of Dala, but residents would prefer authorities focus on improving more than 100 ponds where supplies are quickly diminishing.​  THE RESIDENTS of Dala Township liv...

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