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Conservationists halve area set aside for dolphin project

Source: Myanmar Times Date: 4 April 2018 Photo: Google ​ The Ayeryarwady dolphin conservation team has reduced its planned conservation area for the endangered species due to a lack of human and financial resources, said U Han Win, chief of the Ayeyarwady dolphin conservation team of the Fisheries D...
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Enhancing Navigability of the Ayeyarwady for River Transport in Myanmar

Enhancing Navigability of the Ayeyarwady for River Transport in Myanmar by Alwin Commandeur, Royal HaskoningDHV at World Water Day 2018, NayPyiTaw, Myanmar The navigational challenges in Ayeyarwady river, evaluated solutions and preliminary and detailed engineering design phase are included in the p...
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Urban Delta Seminar Executive Summary Integrated Ayeyarwady Delta Strategy(IADS)- Phase A Final Draft

This final draft report of IADS phase A was shared during urban delta seminar on 14 February 2018. English version and Burmese version are included.     Download PDF File Here

Myanmar Disaster Risk Management Project Concept Summary

The summary of "Myanmar Disaster Risk Management Project Concept" was presented at the Urban Delta Seminar which was organized by Embassy of the Kingdoms of Netherlands, National Water Resources Committee and Yangon Regional Government on 14 February 2018 by Michael Bonte Grapentin, Senior Disaster ...
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Fisheries Department, WCS to conduct research on Ayeyawady dolphins

Source: The Global New Light Of Myanmar Date: 10 February, 2018 The Fisheries Department and the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) of Myanmar will conduct a survey and research on the activities of Ayeyawady dolphins from Mandalay to Bhamo in Ayeyawady river on 6 February. The trip is scheduled to...
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Principles for Environmental Flows in Myanmar

The economic value of six key ecosystem services in the Ayeyarwady Basin - agriculture, transport, fisheries, water supply, biodiversity and ecotourism - is estimated in the range of USD 2.5 to USD 6.9 billion per annum (between 3-9% of total GDP for 2016). In building this assessment with colleague...
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Ayeyarwady dolphin dies from head injury

Source: Myanmar Times Date: 15 January, 2018 ​ An Ayeyarwady dolphin, an endangered species, died from a head injury last Wednesday near Aung Chan Thar village in Katha township, Sagaing Region. "The dolphin was a male. There was a hole in the dolphin's head with a stick inside. We are investigating...
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Endangered Irrawaddy dolphin found dead in Katha

Source: The Global New Light Of Myanmar  Date: 11 January, 2018 The carcass of an Irrawaddy female dolphin was found in the Ayeyawady River, according to an official of Katha Township's Department of Fisheries. "We received information that one Irrawaddy dolphin was found dead near the Aung Cha...
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Hydrological data audit and capacity building in data management, Myanmar

Source: ICEM, http://icem.com.au/ The Salween and Ayeyarwady are Myanmar's largest rivers and provide a home and livelihood to millions of people. As the country develops, the relationship between the rivers' stakeholders and the underlying biophysical systems changes. New stakeholders are emerging ...
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Monitoring of River Health of Ayeyarwady River in Myanmar

This presentation was presented by Nyein Thandar Ko from TUDelft in Water Quality workshop organized by NIVA. It includes bio monitoring as a tool river health monitoring and environmental impact assessment in monitoring of Ayeyarwady River's health.    Download PDF File Here

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