The Business Platform in Myanmar’s Growing Water Industry – MyanWater 2019 was held in late November

MYANWATER 2019, the sixth edition of the Biggest International Water Industry Exhibition in Myanmar, was held from 28 to 30 November 2019 at the prestigious Myanmar Expo Hall by Fortune Plaza in Yangon. It was held concurrently with Myanmar's integrated infrastructure event, comprised of MYANBULD 20...

Myanmar's Urbanization : Creating Opportunities for All - Executive Summary (Burmese)

Abstract  Urbanization in Myanmar is still in an early phase with slightly less than one-third of the population living in cities. This presents an enormous opportunity for the country. Cities are engines of growth and prosperity, which facilitate industries to grow jobs, services and innovatio...

Myanmar's Urbanization - Creating Opportunites for All - Full Report (English)

Abstract  Urbanization in Myanmar is still in an early phase with slightly less than one-third of the population living in cities. This presents an enormous opportunity for the country. Cities are engines of growth and prosperity, which facilitate industries to grow jobs, services and innovatio...

Water Shortage, Water Governance, and the Future of Water Supply in Hakha

​Source Link: https://teacircleoxford.com/2019/10/28/water-shortage-water-governance-and-the-future-of-water-supply-in-hakha/ Van Cung Lian presents new perspectives on water issues and the future of water supply in Hakha. Hakha, a hilly region without adequate access to water, faces water shortages...

သန့်ရှင်းသောသောက်သုံးရေနှင့် မိလ္လာစနစ် ပတ်ဝန်းကျင်သန့်ရှင်းရေးတို့မှတဆင့် ဘိုကလေးမြို့နယ်ရှိဒေသခံများ၏ လူနေမှုဘဝများတိုးတက်ပြောင်းလဲလာ

အခြေခံပညာဉီးစီးဌာန၊ ကျေးလက်ဒေသ ဖွံ့ဖြိုးတိုးတက်ရေး ဉီးစီးဌာန နှင့် လီယန်အိဒ် (Lien AID) တို့မှ ပြည်သူလူထုစီမံခန့်ခွဲသော ရေရရှိရေးအစီအစဉ်မှတစ်ဆင့် အကောင်အထည်ဖော်ခဲ့သော ရေနှင့် ပတ်ဝန်းကျင်သန့်ရှင်းရေးဝန်ဆောင်မှုများအားကျေးရွာ ၅ ရွာမှ ဒေသခံ ရပ်မိရပ်ဖများနှင့် ကျောင်း ၂ ကျောင်းမှ ကျောင်းအုပ်များထံ လွှဲပ...

Improving community well-being in Bogale Township with clean water and sanitation

Department of Basic Education, Department of Rural Development, and Lien AID handover water and sanitation services established through the Community Water Management programme to villager leaders and school administration from 5 villages and 2 schools 3,833 people have convenient and affordable acc...

Global Handwashing Day 2019: Focus on ”Clean Hands for All”

15 Oct 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - Global Handwashing Day takes place on 15 October every year and is the Global Handwashing partnership's and the worlds biggest platform for raising awareness about the importance of handwashing with soap as fundamental to good health and development....

Increasing Demand for Piped-Water Supply in Mandalay: Athena Infonomics’ Research Outcomes

The Mandalay City Development Committee (MCDC) is facing severe challenges in improving its water service coverage. It is also facing mounting financial losses. In this context, MCDC called for actionable insights on improving its coverage and the potential for tariff hikes to ensure financial susta...

Details Scarce on Funding, Planning for Flood Prevention at New Yangon City Project

18 Sep 19 - Source: The Irrawady - YANGON—Lying 5 meters below mean sea level, receiving a large amount of rainfall during the monsoon season and surrounded by waterways on three sides, the nearly 20,000-acres of land on the west bank of the Yangon River that lie directly across from Myanmar's comme...

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 en...

Keen investor interest in privatisation of Yangon water system

03 Sep 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - Investors are showing keen interest in managing and distributing water in Yangon, with a total of 32 local and foreign companies having submitted expressions of interest (EOI) for the job since August 28, when the Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC) first ann...

မမြင်နိုင်သည်ကို မြင်အောင်ကြည့်ခြင်း – ဥတုပြောင်းလဲခြင်း၏ ငန်သောအရသာ

ဥတုပြောင်းလဲမှုကြောင့် ရေငန်ဝင်ရောက်ခြင်းသည် ဧရာဝတီမြစ်ဝှမ်း‌အောက်ပိုင်းနှင့် ကမ်းရိုးတန်းဒေသများရှိ ဒေသခံတိုင်းရင်းသားလယ်သမားများ၏ ဘဝကို ဆိုးရွားစွာသက်ရောက်မှုရှိပြီး ပြောင်း‌ရွှေ့အခြေချခြင်းနှင့် လယ်ယာစိုက်ပျိုးရေးအလုပ်ကို ကျောခိုင်းစွန့်ခွာရသော လယ်သမားအရေအတွက် များပြားလာစေသည်။ ​ By KYAW NYUNT LIN...

Myanmar’s Second Biggest City Receives Smart City Award 2019

29 Aug 19 - Source: The Irrawaddy - YANGON—In the midst of a high-tech makeover to become a genuine smart city, Myanmar's historic royal capital Mandalay—more than 160 years old—received the Smart City Award 2019 at a Bangkok summit attended by 24 countries including Japan, India, Australia, Singapo...

Make the In-visible Visible – The Salty Taste of Climate Change

Saltwater intrusion caused largely by climate change is pushing indigenous farmers in the lower Ayeyarwady Delta region and surrounding coastal area to migrate to higher land in the upper Ayeyarwady Delta and abandoned their professions. By KYAW NYUNT LINN | MYANMAR WATER PORTAL Intrusion occurs whe...

မျမင္ႏုိင္ေသာေျမေအာက္ေရကိုျမင္ရသကဲ့သို႔စနစ္တက်သံုးစြဲ၊ ထိမ္းသိမ္း၊ ကာကြယ္ေရး (Use, Protect and Save invisible Groundwater make visible)

ေျမေအာက္ေရေန႔ကိုႏွစ္စဥ္ႏွစ္တိုင္း၊စက္တင္ဘာလ(၃)ရက္ေန႔တြင္ေျမေအာက္ေရကိုတန္ဘိုးထား၊အဓိထားသံုးစြဲေနသည့္ႏွိင္ငံမ်ားမွာေျမေအာက္ေရဆိုင္ရာအစိုးရဌာနမ်ား၊အဖြဲ႔အစီးမ်ားကဦးေဆာင္ျပီးသံုးစြဲသူမ်ားႏွင့္အတူေျမေအာက္ေရဆိုင္ရာလူမူ႔ေရးရာႏွင့္ပညာေပးေဆာင္ရြက္လုပ္ရွားမူ႔မ်ားကိုက်င္းပၾကသည္။အဲဒီေန႔မွာေျမေအာက္ေရကိုအေလးထားထု...

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