SDG 6.5.1 IWRM Action Planning Course

Source: Global Water Partnership A comprehensive new course – the SDG 6.5.1 IWRMAction Planning course – will equip participants with the tools needed to design and implement an inclusive and successful integrated water resources management (IWRM)Action Plan. The new SDG 6.5.1 IWRM Action Planning c...

UN World Water Development Report 2022

Source: UN Water - Groundwater: Making the invisible visible Accounting for approximately 99% of all liquid freshwater on Earth, groundwater has the potential to provide societies with tremendous social, economic and environmental benefits and opportunities. Groundwater already provides ha...

Gender equality in water governance: 10 stories of multi-stakeholder partnerships

Source: UN Water - A new multimedia publication by the Global Water Partnership (GWP), released on International Women's Day, 8 March 2022, celebrates the way women in all corners of the globe are continuing to fight for inclusion in water resources management. The publication, called Gender Eq...

"Waterfuturism : ရေနှင့်ပတ်သက်ပြီး ရှုထောင့်အမြင်သစ် စတင်ကြရအောင် "

အတိတ်က ဥပစာတွေကို အခြေခံပြီး ပစ္စုပ္ပန်ရှိ ရေအခြေအနေကို တွေးကြည့်ရင် အမြဲတမ်း စိတ်ပျက်စရာ အခြေအနေတစ်ခုဆီကို မလွဲမသွေ ပို့ဆောင်ပေးပါလိမ့်မယ်။ ထို့ကြောင့် ဒီအခြေအနေများကို ပြောင်းလဲဖို့အတွက် ပြောင်းပြန်လှန်သင့်သောအားဖြင့် စီးပွားရေးနှင့် သိပ္ပံပညာရပ်ဆိုင်ရာမှ ကွဲပြားသောကဏ္ဍများသည် အနာဂတ်ပညာဆိုင်ရာ ကိရ...

“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...

Living with water: climate adaptation in the world’s deltas

Lighthouses show where to go—and where to avoid. The 'lighthouse' case studies in this Delta Report explore best practices in climate adaptation and resilience interventions in delta countries.  The report is intended primarily for an audience of governments in delta countries: p...

Chindwin Futures: Natural resources, livelihoods, institutions and climate change in Myanmar’s Chindwin River Basin

Stockholm Environment Institute recently launched the Chindwin Futures book. SEI has been working for several years in the past to the work in Chindwin River Basin in general and leading to write this book with big support of Myanmar Environment Institute (MEI). What's ...

Why inclusive practices are important in water climate adaptation

Social inclusion is utterly important in water climate adaptation. As technical approaches are still dominant in development projects, the locals live in the vicinity are often limited to include their knowledge and experience in tackling climate issues. True value of technical knowledge and experti...

7 important conclusions from World Water Week

28 Aug 2021 - Source: Stockholm International Water Institute - All over the world, people have been shocked by unprecedented floods, droughts, and heatwaves, hard on the heels of COVID-19. By now it should be clear to everyone that we need to build resilience faster. World Water Week 2021 offe...

Integrated Flood Resilience Strategy for Yangon City 2021-2040

Background Myanmar's city of Yangon is the largest financial and commercial centre. It accounts for about 50% of the country's industrial capacity, and is the seat of education, art, culture, healthcare, tourism, research and development. Population growth and rapid urbanisation ...

Register for Free - The 4th Global World Operators' Partnerships (WOPs) Congress

Event - 18-29 October 2021 — Online Learning from each other, sharing experiences, and inspiring action is a critical way for water and sanitation operators to improve their services and enrich the lives of the people they serve. A spirit of collaboration and solidarity is at the heart of the Global...

The 5Rs in Myanmar

Towards a future federal democratic system where working people can flourish  2 July 2021 - Source: Transnational institute - This primer is about 'the 5Rs' and land and natural resource politics. The 5Rs is a set of five principles: Recognition, Restitution, Redistribution, Regeneration, and R...

Seminar on Environmental Technology - 4th Myanmar-Japan Environmental Policy Dialogue Related Event

Background and Purpose of Seminar Since 2015, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment Conservation (MONREC) of Myanmar and the Ministry of the Environment of Japan (MOEJ) have been promoting bilateral cooperation including the Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM). In 2018, with the aim of promo...

Yangon’s floating night market

24 JAN 2021 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - By Swe Oo Wai, Translated by Than Tun Aung A large number of markets under the management of the Yangon City Development Committee are opened for enabling dwellers of Yangon City to buy goods and foods for daily consumption. Markets are locate...

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