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More than K9 billion owed for irrigation in Mandalay

03 April 19 - Source: Myanmar Times The government is owed more than K9.1 billion for water supplied for irrigation in Mandalay Region, according to Mandalay Auditor General Daw Khin Aye Swe. From 2006-2007 to 2016-17, K9.14 billion was not paid to the government by township, ward or village tract a...
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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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Water Leadership Guest Lecture For Future Myanmar

On 28th of March, TransformationFirst.Asia and The Water Agency organized a lecture for emerging water leaders at the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Yangon. Myanmar is developing its water sector with increasing support from international partners and is keen to empower a new generatio...
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“Everyone wants to build innovative high-rise infrastructure but I prefer to renovate the existing water supply” says Honda Y.E.S awardee

Phyoe Wae Hein won the Honda Young Engineer and Scientist's (YES) Award with a water-related idea in 2018. The Honda Y.E.S award program was introduced in Myanmar in 2014 and is quite renowned among six engineering universities supported by Honda foundation. Phyoe Wae is one of the final year studen...
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စကားဦး။ ရန္ကုန္ျမိ့ဳတြ င္လြတ္လပ္ေရး မရမွီေခတ္ကာလကစ၍ ေျမေအာက္ေ ရကိုသံုးစြဲလာခဲ့သည္မွာ ယေန႔ထိျဖစ္ပါ သည္။ ယေန႔ေခတ္ အခ်ိန္ကာလမ်ားတြင္ မဟာရန္ကုန္၊ တိုးခ်ဲ႔ျမိ့ဳသစ္မ်ားသည္ ေျမေအာက္ေရကို ရာ ႏႈွန္းျပည့္နီး ပါး မွီခိုအားထား ေနရပါသည္။ ဆက္လက္၍ လည္းသံုးစြဲ ေနရဦးမည္ ျဖစ္ပါသည္။ ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံ အတြင္း ပင္လယ္ႏွင္ ့...
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Committee formed to fight against Myitsone Dam

By SU MYAT MON | FRONTIER 2 April 19 - Source: Frontier Myanmar - YANGON — Environmentalists, scientists, writers and monks called for the cancellation of the Myitsone dam at a meeting in Yangon on Monday, at which a committee was formed to fight for the termination of the US$3.6 billion, China-back...
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Efforts to curb illegal bottling of water

27 March 2019 - Source: Myanmar Times - The government will take action against people and businesses bottling water improperly for sales to the public in Yangon, says U Ye Htut Oo, chair of the Myanmar Drinking Water Entrepreneurs Association. It is difficult to control the prices of bottled across...
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Traffic, garbage and drainage the top concerns in Yangon, say election hopefuls

By SU MYAT MON | FRONTIER 26 March 19 - Source: Frontier Myanmar - YANGON — Traffic management, garbage collection, drainage and land tenure were named as the main concerns of Yangon residents at a panel discussion to promote the municipal election on March 31. Hundreds of people attended the event ...
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Ayeyarwady Basin Exploratory Scoping Study

Donor/Partner : Australian Water Partnership (AWP) | Duration : 2017-2018 | Location : Myanmar About: The Ayeyarwady River and its basin is home to some 70% of Myanmar's population. Rapid economic development in recent years has led to increasing demand for water for irrigation, industrial purposes ...
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​Better Facilities: USAID To Support For Development Of Jetties

​26 Mar 19 - Source: MITV - A Coordination Meeting for development of jetties took place at Myanma Port Authorities Office in Yangon on 25th March. Union Minister for Transport and Communication U Thant Sin Maung attended the meeting and discussed that it is needed to implement for development of je...
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‘Safe drinking water key to country’s growth’

According to WaterAid, a clean-water non-profit NGO, diarrhea caused by dirty water and poor toilets kills almost 800 children a day around the world. 25 Mar 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - Water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) urgently need to be prioritised globally as one third of the global hea...
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‘All the fish died’: Kachin communities alarmed at impact of banana plantations

Communities in Kachin State are increasingly alarmed about the environmental impact of chemical runoff from burgeoning banana plantations. By EMILY FISHBEIN | FRONTIER ON THE afternoon of February 6, fish started dying in two streams near a banana plantation in Kachin State's Waingmaw Township. Resi...
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Australian Water Partnership announces funding for project on ‘Gender, water, and food synergies in support of the Sustainable Development Goals in Myanmar’

22 March 19 - Source: Australian Water Partnership (AWP) - The Australian Water Partnership (AWP) is supporting a new United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) initiative under the umbrella of 'Next Generation Irrigation and Agricultural Water Management for Asia Pacific'. The first pro...
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World Water Day Quiz 2019 - International Water Association (IWA)

What is World Water Day?   International World Water Day is held annually on 22 March as a means of focusing attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. This is part of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6: sanitation and wate...
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New Kandawgyi aquarium to open in Oct

21 March 19 - Source: Eleven Myanmar - New Kandawgyi Aquarium will be opened in October, according to Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC). There will be galleries that explain about fishes. In some displays, children can touch and play with live fishes. The international standard aquarium is ex...
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