Biodiversity Assessment and Media Training Workshop in Monywa

​From August 15-17, a biodiversity assessment and media training workshop was held in Monywa. The training program was focused on communicating on development, biodiversity and livelihoods in the Chindwin River Basin. Endorsed by Stockholm Environmental Institute (SEI) and M...
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Wrap Up of Myanmar - Netherlands Water Challenge Engagement Day

  ​Myanmar – Netherlands Water Challenge engagement day was held on 1 August, 2018 at the Dutch. 44 students from 13 different universities joined the event. Wouter Jurgens, the Dutch Ambassador, contributed the opening speech. He underlined the importance of future generation's involvement and...
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Training Course of Ecosystem Services Training

Involvement of Department of Meteorology and Hydrology in AIRBM - An interview with Dr. Lai Lai Aung

The Ayeyarwady Integrated River Basin Management (AIRBM) project has started in September 2015, with aid from World Bank ($100 million). It supports Myanmar to develop the institutions and tools for water resource management and implementation of integrated river basin management in the Ayeyarwady B...
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Summary of Ecosystem Services Training in Irrigation Technology Center

​ Training workshop is about Ecosystem Functions and Services in Integrated Water Resources Management. It was 5-days training from 25 to 29 June in Irrigation Technology Center (ITC), Bago. Global Water Partnership Southeast Asia ( GWP-SEA), Irrigation Water Utilization Management Development (IWUM...
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A Research Fellowship from Water, Land and Ecosystem (WLE) Greater Mekong’s fellowship program

 ​We interviewed with May Myat Mon who is the one of the alumni of WLE fellowships program. She is currently working in water and sanitation department of Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC). She contributed her experience during the program. Grouping and Brainstorming during the intensive...
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Meikhtila Lake Integrated Development Plan: Executive Summary

The Meikhtila Lake Integrated Development Plan (MLIDP) is one of the 'learning-by-doing' projects following from this IWRM Strategic Study. This MLIDP aims to provide an extensive overview of the stakeholders and existing policies relevant for Meikhtila Lake area. Additionally, a broad analysis...
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A couple of minutes in Nga Moe Yeik

​ You may think that I have met with Nga Moe Yeik, the king of crocodiles and companion of Prince 'Min Nandar' from the mythical story of Shin Mway Loon and Min Nandar. Rather, I went on a field trip to the Nga Moe Yeik Dam last Thursday, June 28 as a participant of an ecosystem services training pr...
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Ecosystem Services Training Workshop in Irrigation Technology Center

27 June 18 - The opening ceremony of the Training Workshop on Ecosystem Functions and Services in Integrated Water Resources Management took place in Irrigation Technology Centre, Bago on 25 June.  The training is from 25-29 June 2018 for 5 days training.  The workshop is jointly...
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Two great opportunities from the International River Foundation for young professionals

Vera Thiess Fellowship for Women Emerging River Professional Award The International RiverFoundation's Vera Thiess Fellowship for Women gives women from developing countries the opportunity to gain valuable work experience through the IRF and its partners, with the goal of advancing women's particip...
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Campus Tour of Myanmar - Netherlands Water Challenge in Yangon Technological University (YTU) Day 2

​20 June 18 - Myanmar - Netherlands Water Challenge 2018 Campus Tour Day 2 has been started in Yangon Technological University (YTU). Around 25 students from Yangon Technological University (YTU) and from University of Information Technology (UIT) participated in this campus...
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Campus Tour of Myanmar - Netherlands Water Challenge in Myanmar Maritime University (MMU) Day 1

​18 June 18 - Campus tour of Myanmar - Netherlands Water Challenge 2018 has been started in Myanmar Maritime University. More than 50 students from Myanmar Maritime University and Thanlyin Technological University joined the campus tour and participated actively during the workshop session. Expertis...
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Myanmar to construct national water resources committee headquarters with World Bank loan

​13 June 18 -  Myanmar has borrowed 10 million U.S. dollars' loan from the World Bank to construct the headquarters of the National Water Resources Committee (NWRC) , the official Global New Light of Myanmar reported Wednesday. Along with the headquarters, a hydro-informatics center will also b...
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Earth Observation for Sustainable Development (EO4SD) Water Initiative in Myanmar

​13 June 18 -  E arth Observation for Sustainable Development (EO4SD) is the European Space Agency - ESA activity on making satellite data useful in a development context, where DHI GRAS is priming the EO4SD "water" activities. In this context, we are part of several training workshops in Myanm...
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Yangon HQ to oversee all water resources

​12 June 18 -  The National Water Resource Committee (NWRC) headquarters and the Hydro-informatics Centre (HIC) will be built in Yangon as part of the development of the country's water resource management capability. A loan of US$18 million (K24.30 billion) from the World Bank will be used to ...
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