On 26th of June, 2020, Myanmar Water Portal has initiated Let's Talk About Water – Talk show Episode 1 with guest speakers, Dr. Petra Schmitter and Sanjiv de Silva from International Water Management Institute (IWMI) – Myanmar. Hosted by Kyaw Nyunt Linn, a communication manager of The Water Agency, ...
29 JUN 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - Sagaing Region Minister for Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation U Kham Zar Mone said they are implementing a 4-year plan to reclaim terrace farms on 293 acres in Naga Self-Administered Zone, from 2019-2020 to 2022-2023 financial year, using ...
29 JUN 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - Myanmar has approved a K92 billion COVID-19 relief plan for the domestic food production industry, U Hla Kyaw, Deputy Minister for Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation, said on June 26. The approved funding will enable the ministry to support people in the...
28 JUN 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - With the cultivation mainly done through irrigation system in Kyaukse township in Mandalay region, a total of 56,207 acres of monsoon paddy will be grown in Kyaukse township whereas 41,972 acres of the same will be grown in Singaing township.&...
28 JUN 2020 - Source: Mizzima - The World Bank's Board of Executive Directors have approved a $200 million credit from the International Development Association (IDA) to increase agricultural productivity and diversification and enhance market access for Myanmar farmers, with a strong focus on ...
Water distribution becomes more effective and equal in central dry zone to farmers' fields in a result of Pyawt Ywar Pump Irrigation Project. Pyawt Ywar is situated 70 kilometers west of Mandalay in Myinmu Township where Mu River pour into Ayeyarwaddy River. Farmer empowerment and greater involvemen...
23 JUN 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - Today, the threats and challenges of the environment operating on food production are not limited to each country or each region.An ADB report in 2019 stated that "climate change is likely to be one of the most significant development challeng...
14 June 2020 - Source: Eleven Media Group Co.,Ltd. (၁) ယခုနှစ်တွင် မိုးရွာသွန်းမှု လျော့နည်းနိုင်သည့်အတွက် တောင်သူများအနေဖြင့် ဒေသအလိုက်စျေးကွက်ဝင် သက်တမ်းတိုစပါးမျိုးနှင့် ရေငတ်ဒဏ်ခံစပါးမျိုးများ ပြောင်းလဲစိုက်ပျိုးကြရန် စိုက်ပျိုးရေး၊ မွေးမြူရေးနှင့် ဆည်မြောင်းဝန်ကြီးဌာနက ထုတ်ပြန်ထားသည်။ မိုးလေဝသန...
21 MAY 2020 - Source: The Global New Light of Myanmar A conference on promoting Participatory Irrigation Management (PIM) was held at the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation yesterday. Union Minister Dr Aung Thu, Deputy Minister U Hla Kyaw, Permanent Secretary U Kyaw Min Oo, director-g...
​16 March 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - The Forest Department wants to upgrade an island in Ayeyarwady Region that is a nesting site for sea turtles from its current status as a protected area to a Ramsar Site. A Ramsar Site is a wetland site designated to be of international importance under the R...
04 March 20 - Source: YANGON/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - From a boat on the Salween River in southeastern Myanmar, Than Zaw Oo pointed to a brown stretch of water he said was once full of lush paddy fields. ​ "This used to be my land," said the 51-year-old farmer, frowning at the murky waves. All but six ...
03 March 20 - Source: Phys.org - Mangroves account for only 0.7% of the Earth's tropical forest area, but they are among the world's most productive and important ecosystems. They provide a wealth of ecological and socio-economic benefits, such as serving as nursery habitat for fish species, offerin...
29 Feb 20 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - Due to warmer temperatures in the summer, droughts and depleting water supply will likely become more common in Myanmar. The water crisis in rural areas every summer highlights the need for better urban planning and management. Last year, the number ...
28 Feb 20 - A half day presentation and results sharing of the quick scan 'Saline Agriculture Potential in the Ayeyarwady Delta, Myanmar' was organized successfully on 24th February, well attended by the stakeholders in Myanmar including the Deputy Regional Director of the Ayeyarwady, local and inte...
06 Feb 20 - Source: CIGAR | WLE - Myanmar's food future hinges on ensuring access to water, especially in times of worsening drought. This is especially true in the Central Dry Zone – the country's most water-stressed region. Rainfall is often highly erratic, and many areas have been seeing less and...

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