Opinion: How do we adapt to an intensified water cycle?

Source: The Third Pole - By Aditi Mukherji - Crucial messages from coordinating lead author of the water chapter in the just-released IPCC report explain how we adapt to an intensified water cycle. In August 2021, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its repor...

“မမြင်နိုင်သော” မြေအောက်ရေကို “မြင်နိုင်အောင်“ ပြုလုပ်ခြင်း (GROUNDWATER - MAKING THE INVISIBLE VISIBLE)

"GROUNDWATER - MAKING THE INVISIBLE VISIBLE" Groundwater is invisible, but its impact is visible everywhere "မမြင်နိုင်သော" မြေအောက်ရေကို "မြင်နိုင်အောင်" ပြုလုပ်ခြင်း။ မမြင်ရသောမြေအောက်ရေသည်မြင်ရသည့်နေရာတိုင်းမှာ အကျိုးသက်ရောက်စေ၏။ ကမ္ဘာ့ရေနေ့နှင့်မြေအောက်ရေ ။     ။ ကု...

Online Course: Change in water-use efficiency over time

Source: FAO elearning Academy - The course provides guidance on the rationale and the main characteristics of Indicator 6.4.1, and on how to compute the two dimensions constituting the indicator: the hydrologic and the economic component. It also highlights possible challenges related to d...

Call for Application_Solutions Search: Meaningful Youth Engagement in ADB's Greater Mekong Subregion Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security Program

Description: This is an open call for the Solutions Search: Meaningful Youth Engagement in ADB's Greater Mekong Subregion Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security Program (GMS SAFSP). This contest is a solution-sharing platform for youth in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS). Through the form ...

ကမ္ဘာ့စားနပ်ရိက္ခာထုတ်လုပ်မှု အပေါ် ပြောင်းလဲမှု ဖြစ်ပေါ်စေမည့် ဆားငန်မြေစိုက်ပျိုးရေး

ပင်လယ်ရေမျက်နှာပြင်မြင့်တက်လာမှု နှင့် ခြောက်သွေ့ကာလများ ပိုမိုရှည်ကြာလာမှုများသည် ကမ်းရိုးတန်းဒေသများရှိ ကမ္ဘာ့ရေချိုအရင်းအမြစ်များအပေါ် ခြိမ်းခြောက်လျှက်ရှိနေပြီး အကျိုးဆက်အနေဖြင့် ၎င်းသည် မြေဆီလွှာတွင် ဆားဓာတ်ပါဝင်မှုကို တိုးလာစေခြင်းကြောင့် ကမ္ဘာလုံးဆိုင်ရာ စားနပ်ရိက္ခာထုတ်လုပ်မှုအပေါ် ခြိမ်းခြေ...

Mapping Myanmar’s water resources is key to developing sustainable aquaculture and improving nutrition

19 April 2021 - Source: International Water Management Institute (IWMI) - Many people in Myanmar suffer from poor nutrition because they eat too many carbohydrates – primarily rice – and too little protein. One way to overcome poor nutrition is to expand small-scale aquaculture by increasing th...

58 Mandalay villages likely to experience water shortage

29 JAN 2021 - Source: Myanmar Times - Up to 58 villages in Mandalay Region is likely to experience water shortage in the coming summer months, said Region Rural Area Development Department's Director U Soe Than. The 58 villages will cover 10 townships including Taungtha and Nwartogyi townships,...

Lesser rainfall causes reduction of irrigation water in Ngwe Taung Dam

26 Jan 2021 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - Nan San Hpoo natural water outlet, a water source of the Ngwe Taung Dam, Dimawhso Township, Kayah State, had a declining water yield, and the area had low rainfalls in the raining season, so this year, the dam will be able to supply water for ...

Underground Transfer of Floods for Irrigation (UTFI): Exploring Potential at the Global Scale

This report presents a spatial analysis conducted at global scale to identify areas of high suitability for implementing the Underground Transfer of Floods for Irrigation (UTFI) approach. The study used multiple global spatial datasets, and the related data were arranged under three categories – wat...

AFFM to open agricultural research and training centre in Hlegu

24 JAN 2021 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - Agriculture and Farmer Federation of Myanmar-AFFM will open a research and training centre aiming to promote modern farming technology development in the agricultural sector. Upon completion, the training centre will carry out various activiti...

ရေကဏ္ဍပိုင်းဆိုင်ရာအကျပ်အတည်းတွေကို လျှော့ချဖို့ သိပ္ပံပညာလုံလုံလောက်လောက်ရှိပြီလား?

International Water Management Institute – IWMI ၏ အထွေထွေ ညွှန်ကြားရေးမှူးနှင့် ၂၀၁၉ ဘူဒါပတ်စ် ရေညီလာခံ (Budapest Water Summit 2019) တွင် အဓိကဟောပြောသူတစ်ဦးဖြစ်သော Dr. Claudia Sadoff က "ရေကဏ္ဍပိုင်းဆိုင်ရာအကျပ်အတည်းတွေကို လျှော့ချဖို့ သိပ္ပံပညာ လုံလုံလောက်လောက်ရှိပြီလား" ဟု ထိုညီလာခံမှာ မေးခွန...

Marle Nattaung Dam to irrigate over 800 acres in Singu Tsp in summer

18 January 2021 - Source: The Global New Light of Myanmar Singu Township's Marle Nattaung Dam will supply water to more than 800 acres of summer crops in the first week of February as the maintenance works at the reservoir was completed, according to U San Min Tun, Assistant Director of Mandalay Reg...

Join The Webinar "Talks on Hydrology, Climate Change, Dam Safety and Eco-friendly Irrigation"

Brief Information  From this webinar, you can get the information concerned with how to incorporate climate change impact into flood risk assessment; safe inflow design flood selection for dams; climate change considered hydro-meteorological response of particular river basin as well as how to ...

Agriculture ministry wants more dams amid water shortage

14 January 2021 - Source: Myanmar Times The country's Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation, is considering building more dams to address the increasing water scarcity in the country due to less rainfall. U Myo Tint Htun, deputy permanent secretary of the ministry, said the proper use of...

Hsedawgyi dam to provide full irrigation for summer paddy, sesame in Feb

08 Jan 2021 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - Mandalay Region Irrigation and Water Utilization Management Department will provide sufficient irrigated water from Hsedawgyi Dam for the local farmers who will grow summer paddy and summer sesame on 67,348 acres of land starting from the firs...

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