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Impact of land-use for urbanization on Groundwater YANGON

​06 April 2020 -U Myint Thein presents the impact of land use on the Groundwater in Yangon Region. He pointed out that management on groundwater should be properly taken out.according to the existing data and reports.He explains aboutPopulation growth and land area development of Yangon The rat...
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An episode of Partners for International Business (PIB) - Water Logistics Updates and Tharketa Project Launch

The workshop, which is one of the roadmap activities of Partners for International Businesses (PIB) for Urban Water and Water Logistics, was held at Yangon Parliament building in January 21. The opening speech was given by the Chief Minister of Yangon Regional Government sharing the vision of becomi...
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Myanmar's Urbanization : Creating Opportunities for All - Executive Summary (Burmese)

Abstract Urbanization in Myanmar is still in an early phase with slightly less than one-third of the population living in cities. This presents an enormous opportunity for the country. Cities are engines of growth and prosperity, which facilitate industries to grow jobs, services and innovation...
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Myanmar's Urbanization - Creating Opportunites for All - Full Report (English)

Abstract Urbanization in Myanmar is still in an early phase with slightly less than one-third of the population living in cities. This presents an enormous opportunity for the country. Cities are engines of growth and prosperity, which facilitate industries to grow jobs, services and innovation...
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Increasing Demand for Piped-Water Supply in Mandalay: Athena Infonomics’ Research Outcomes

The Mandalay City Development Committee (MCDC) is facing severe challenges in improving its water service coverage. It is also facing mounting financial losses. In this context, MCDC called for actionable insights on improving its coverage and the potential for tariff hikes to ensure financial susta...
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Details Scarce on Funding, Planning for Flood Prevention at New Yangon City Project

18 Sep 19 - Source: The Irrawady - YANGON—Lying 5 meters below mean sea level, receiving a large amount of rainfall during the monsoon season and surrounded by waterways on three sides, the nearly 20,000-acres of land on the west bank of the Yangon River that lie directly across from Myanmar's comme...
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Keen investor interest in privatisation of Yangon water system

03 Sep 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - Investors are showing keen interest in managing and distributing water in Yangon, with a total of 32 local and foreign companies having submitted expressions of interest (EOI) for the job since August 28, when the Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC) first ann...
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Myanmar’s Second Biggest City Receives Smart City Award 2019

29 Aug 19 - Source: The Irrawaddy - YANGON—In the midst of a high-tech makeover to become a genuine smart city, Myanmar's historic royal capital Mandalay—more than 160 years old—received the Smart City Award 2019 at a Bangkok summit attended by 24 countries including Japan, India, Australia, Singapo...
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Evaluation of Expression of Interest for Stage-2 Infrastructure Projects

August 20, 2019.On 11 February 2019, NYDC announced the Request for Expression of Interest (EOI) to participate in the Stage-2 infrastructure projects, which included six workstreams, namely, 1) Power Supply and Distribution; 2) Natural Gas Supply and Distribution; 3) Cyber Connectivity; 4) Public T...
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Connecting with experts in City Planning

August 5, 2019.The NYDC team participated in the 2019 ULI Asia Pacific Summit that was held in Shanghai, China from 11th to 13th of June 2019.Urban Land Institute, commonly known as ULI, is the oldest and largest network of cross-disciplinary real estate and land use experts in the world. It was fou...
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ဇင္းမယ္ ၏ ေရဆိုးျပဳ ျပင္ေရး တစ္ေစ႕တစ္ေစါင္း

"ပင္း" ျမစ္ ႏွင္႕ "မယ္ခ" တူးေျမာင္း (Ping River & Mae Kha Canal) ***************************** ထိုင္းႏိုင္ငံေျမာက္ပိုင္းရိွ ျမိဳ႕ေတာ္ ဇင္းမယ္ (Chiang Mai) ၏ ျမိဳ႕ျပအမိွဳက္မ်ားကို ေျခရာခံေဖာ္ျပခဲ႕ရာမွ ျမိဳ႕ျပလိုအပ္ခ်က္ တစ္ခုျဖစ္ေသာ ထြက္လာသည္႕ ေရဆိုးမ်ားကို မည္သို႕မည္ပုံ အေရးယူေဆာင္ရြက္ေနသည္ကို တစ...
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Urban Water Logistics for a Greater Yangon Program (UWLY) Water Roadmap 2018-2021 Workshop

Introduction  A series of activities to support Yangon Region Government (YRG) in tackling urban water and logistics challenges of Yangon have been done within nine months after the launch of Urban Water Logistics for a Greater Yangon program (UWLY). On 23rd of July, the UWLY consortium has com...
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The Completion of New Yangon City Master Planning

July 23, 2019The master planning for New Yangon City was recently completed by AECOM, which identified the most efficient land-use planning and built environment. This included infrastructure, economic development, environmental planning, transportation planning, social and cultural planning. AECOM ...
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Survey finds 40pc of Yangonites dissatisfied with YCDC

05 July 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - The Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC) is the entity charged with managing and providing many of the services, such as planning, cleaning, transportation, and infrastructure development, among others, that keep a modern city humming. As such, the YCDC's per...
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News Snapshots: Industry & Economic Development in Myanmar

Industry & Economic Development Theme - June ReportThis snapshot aims to present an overview of what is recently happening in in Myanmar, covering the information about key players in the sectors, main investors, events, national and regional news.It includes -Overview of Industry and Economic D...
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