13 Jan 20 - Source: Myanmar Times - Myanmar's rice growers are increasingly concerned about the amount of water in the country available for the irrigation of their crops, industry insiders say. And their worries are not exactly without foundation. U Myo Tint Tun, assistant secretary at the Ministry...
7 Jan 20 - Source: Global New Light Of MyanmarBy Maung Lu AyeMyanmar had abundant water resources, holding 16 per cent of water resources among the ten ASEAN countries and 12 per cent of all Asia. However, with diversity in rainfall, increase in population and population density, the rise of industr...
06 Jan 20 - Source: Myanmar Times - Conservationists are set to conduct next week a census of migratory birds taking refuge in the country's wetlands to escape the biting winter in their natural habitats. Daw Thiri Dawei Aung, Biodiversity and Nature Conservation Association's (BANCA) managing direc...
02 Dec 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - The Sagaing Regional government has set up conservation measures due to the low water level in Tha Phan Seik Dam, the biggest in Southeast Asia, to irrigate farms during the dry season, a senior regional agricultural official said Sunday. U Win Hlaing Oo, head of ...
09 Oct 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - Over 600,000 acres of paddy fields were flooded during the monsoon season this year, out of which 130,000 acres, or just 21 percent, were damaged, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation (MOALI). Of the damaged fields this year, just ove...
07 Oct 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - Fish and prawns from Kyaukphyu, which have registered a low demand in Bangladesh, are being sent only to the Yangon market, according to Kyaukpyu fish and prawn commodity depots.In 2017, most of the fish, prawns, and crabs produced in Kyaukpyu were s...
Indigenous farmers formed a local community (Water User Association) called Five village Bless, led to effective irrigation management by ensuring reliable and equal water distribution in support of their livelihoods in MyinMu Township, Sagaing Region in Myanmar.Local farmers can regulate the water ...
30 Sep 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - Mandalay Region's Sont Ye Lake in Kyaukse township and Paleik Lake in Tada-U will be designated as protected wetlands to conserve them and regulate development, a senior regional official said. U Myo Thit, regional minister for Natural Resources and Environmental ...
15 Sep 19 - Source: Mizzima - Aerial seeding will be jointly carried out in the Inle Lake areas in Shan State (South) by the Forestry Department under Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment Conservation and the Htoo Companies Group.They will reportedly grow trees by aerial seeding in five pla...
10 Sep 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation has urged farmers to use water more efficiently as there is less water behind the country's more than 300 reservoirs and dams despite the current rainy season. The monsoon, which started in late May, is due to ...
ဥတုပြောင်းလဲမှုကြောင့် ရေငန်ဝင်ရောက်ခြင်းသည် ဧရာဝတီမြစ်ဝှမ်း‌အောက်ပိုင်းနှင့် ကမ်းရိုးတန်းဒေသများရှိ ဒေသခံတိုင်းရင်းသားလယ်သမားများ၏ ဘဝကို ဆိုးရွားစွာသက်ရောက်မှုရှိပြီး ပြောင်း‌ရွှေ့အခြေချခြင်းနှင့် လယ်ယာစိုက်ပျိုးရေးအလုပ်ကို ကျောခိုင်းစွန့်ခွာရသော လယ်သမားအရေအတွက် များပြားလာစေသည်။ ​By KYAW NYUNT LINN...
27 Aug 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - Work to install measuring and monitoring devices for dams during the monsoon season has been carried out, said Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Irrigation U Hla Kyaw. "Work such as adding cement and mortar to reduce leaking from the channels of spillways and str...
22 Aug 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - A workshop to conserve Ramsar wetland sites in central Myanmar will be held to educate the public and government officials, said U Thein Aung, chair of the Myanmar Birds and Environmental Conservation Association. A Ramsar site is a wetland site designated to be o...
05 Aug 19 - Source: Eleven Myanmar - A ceremony to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Myanmar and Italy to cooperate in the water management in the farming sector and development of mechanized farming, was held in Nay Pyi Taw on August 2, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Lives...
29 July 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - Kyeeohn-Kyeewa Dam in Pwintbyu Township, Magway Region, overflowed 2.1 feet above its 340 feet mark yesterday morning and officials put up green flags to notify local residents of the emergency level 1 situation, according to the local irrigation an...

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