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Smart City Mandalay

9 Sep 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - Regional leaders made the decision to establish the ASEAN Smart Cities Network (ASCN) at a summit in April last year. Being a member to the network, Myanmar pledged to establish Nay Pyi Taw, Yangon and Mandalay as smart cities. Mandalay is receiving e...
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Gulf of Mottama Management Plan

This Management Plan is endorsed by Mon State and Bago Regional Government, to be adopted as a guidance document for natural resource management and sustainable development for resilient communities in the Gulf of Mottama. ​  Download the Document (For Myanmar Version) Download the Document (Fo...
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Myanmar, Italy sign MoU to cooperate in water management and mechanized farming

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...
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Water for Society - Including All

"Water for society – including all", a 2019 World Water Week theme, reminds me how water plays a fundamental role within society. by Author - Written by Pan Ei Ei Phyo Access to clean water and sanitation is a basic human right, it is essential to ensure that people have safe, secure affordable wate...
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PIB UWLY Consortium hosts Scoping Workshop to develop water interventions for Thaketa township

Source: The Water Agency Date: June 21st, 2019 From June 10-14, 2019, a workshop 'Scoping the interventions for Thaketa township' was organized in Yangon as part of the Urban Water track of the Partners in Business: Urban Water Logistics for a Greater Yangon (PIB UWLY ) program. Previously a success...
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Capacity building of urban service providers in Myanmar

​Start Date  ​ ​End Date Budget​ ​ Funding​ ​01/09/2017 ​ ​30/09/2020 ​ ​615000 € ​ ​ Rosamur project is implemented within the framework of a capacity building program initiated end of 2015 , and aiming to improve the quality of environmental services in Myanmar cities through the establishmen...
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Improving water and sanitation services in Mandalay City (Myanmar)

​Start Date  ​ ​End Date  ​ ​Budget  ​ ​Funding ​01/12/2016 ​ ​22/12/2019 ​ ​2500000 € ​ ​AFD, Agence française de développement (AFD) ​ The project aims at providing access to water to 2,000 households of Mandalay City (Amarapura Township) and at implementing incentive measures for h...
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Shan State Lawmakers to Discuss Draft Inle Lake Conservation Law

28 May 19 - Source: The Irrawaddy - YANGON—The Shan State Parliament will soon discuss a draft law that will allow the participation of local residents in the conservation of Inle Lake, one of the most prominent landmarks in Shan State.  The draft law proposes the formation of a lake governing ...
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Four mega urban projects under implementation in Yangon and Mandalay

26 May 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - The Department of Urban and Housing Development (DUHD) under Ministry of Construction is undertaking four mega urban projects in Yangon, the commercial capital and Mandalay, a commercial and cultural city of the Republic of Union of Myanmar. The proj...
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Infographic: A Look Inside Yangon’s 80 Projects for Economic Growth

​ Date : 17 May 19 Source : The Irrawaddy YANGON—Major infrastructure projects slated for Yangon featured heavily at the second Invest Myanmar Summit held in January, wooing foreign direct investment to the city which some 8.2 million people call home. The Yangon regional government showcased a tota...
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Capacity Building of Urban Services' Managers in Myanmar

​Major Cities of Myanmar face great challenges to deliver high quality basic services to their citizens while urbanization is at an early but growing stage. While this urbanization process is closely linked to economic development, its effects on health can be contradictory. The urbanization of Myan...
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48 Hours Myanmar World Water Day 2019 #LeavingNoOneBehind

Over 300 water-minded people travelled to the capital of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar to celebrate Myanmar's World Water Day (5-6 March). It is a mean of focusing attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. This year's glob...
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Country Update Myanmar 2018-12

​This Country Update summarizes some recent development in a number of sub-sectors in or are relevant to the water sector in Myanmar. Urban Development  Water Supply Water Technology Port Development & Inland Waterways And in the end, upcoming events in 2019 are shown. For further enquiries...
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Overexploitation of Groundwater and Consequence in Greater Yangon

​This presentation is presented by Daw Than Than Soe and written by U Myint Thein, an advisory member of National Water Resources Committee (NWRC) during World Water Day 2019 in Nay Pyi Taw. The presentation pointed out - (1) In Yangon, There are no outstanding of Marine Clay especially in city down...
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World Water Day 2019 commemorated in Nay Pyi Taw

7 March 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - Nay Pyi Taw commemorated World Water Day 2019 at its Myanmar International Convention Centre II yesterday where Vice President U Henry Van Thio, Chairperson of National Water Resources Committee (NWRC), delivered a speech. History of National Water ...
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