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The Netherlands and Myanmar signed the grant agreement for Mandalay Pyigyitagun Water Supply Development Project

24 JUN 2020 - Source: Embassy of the Netherlands in Myanmar - The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands is pleased to announce the grant agreement signing of Mandalay Pyigyitagun Water Supply Development Project. The Netherlands and Myanmar signed the grant agreement for Pyigyitagun Water S...
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Environmental reports for New Yangon City project submitted to authorities

24 JUN 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - The developer of the New Yangon City project says it has submitted the environmental impact assessment (EIA) reports covering five project proposals to the authorities.EIA reports for five proposals involving bridges, power, industrial estates, freshwater s...
Yangon presented with a flood hazard model

Yangon presented with a flood hazard model

07 June 2020 - Source: Mizzima A consortium of partners led by Royal Haskoning DHV from the Netherlands and that includes HKV consultants, Joy Brothers Engineering and Water Bridge Myanmar, presented a Flood Hazard Model (FHM) to representatives of YCDC last week, according to Thura Swiss. Funded by...

Resettlement Plan - MYA: Yangon City Water Resilience Project

The project will address urgent urban resilience and water infrastructure needs associated with bulk water supply in Yangon. It will complement Yangon City's efforts to expand reliable and safe water service coverage to 80% by 2040. The project ourputs are (i) Resilient bulk water transmission ...
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Final Presentation of Flood Model for Yangon has been presented to Yangon City Development Committee

Flood hazard and flood risk model for Yangon has been completed in October 2019 to assist Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC) to prepare measures to make Yangon more resilient into Climate Adaptation. Funded by the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO), a 7-month project of consortium partners le...
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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 about Population growth and land area development of Yangon The r...
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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...

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 innovatio...

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 innovatio...
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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 ...
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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 f...

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