• New AWP Myanmar Coordinator appointed

    Mr Rory Hunter has recently been appointed new part-time Myanmar Coordinator for the Australian Water Partnership (AWP). Reporting to AWP and the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) Greater Mekong Program, Mr Hunter will continue to foster relationships with key water sector partners in Myanmar and represent AWP in country. Mr Hunter, currently […]

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  • Ayeyarwady SOBA Synthesis Report available online

    The digital version of the Ayeyarwady State of the Basin (SOBA) Synthesis Report (Volume 1) is now accessible online. The SOBA Synthesis report is the result of the most comprehensive assessment ever completed on Myanmar’s Ayeyarwady River Basin. The draft report was launched at the Asia-Pacific Water Summit in Yangon, Myanmar in December 2017, and […]

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  • Myanmar Young Water Professionals 3rd Batch Graduation Ceremony

    Myanmar Young Water Professionals 3rd batch graduates

    Eleven Young Water Professionals (YWPs) from Myanmar have graduated from a comprehensive training program run by the Myanmar Hydro-Informatic Centre. Three groups of young professionals have successfully completed the Myanmar YWP Program since its establishment in 2015. The YWP Program is funded by AWP and the Netherlands Government. The recent graduation ceremony, held at Yangon […]

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  • 5th World Water Day Celebration, Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar

    Myanmar hosted its fifth successful World Water Day celebration on 22 February, with addresses from key dignitaries and a thematic workshop focused around the theme ‘Nature for Water’. The celebration, held a month in advance of World Water Day which falls on 22 March, was organised by the Myanmar Government’s National Water Resources Committee (NWRC) and […]

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  • Ayeyarwady SOBA Synthesis Report Launched

    The most comprehensive assessment ever completed on Myanmar’s Ayeyarwady River Basin was released at the 3rd Asia-Pacific Water Summit in Yangon, Myanmar, in December 2017. The Australian Water Partnership supported the Government of Myanmar’s National Water Resources Committee (NWRC) in undertaking the State of the Basin Assessment (SOBA) – the most comprehensive integrated environmental, social […]

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  • Kini interview with Dr Len Drury, Director, Aqua Rock Konsultants

    Listen to the latest Kini interview with Dr Len Drury, Director, Aqua Rock Konsultants,  speaking about water sanitation, the mining sector, and the Indo-Pacific achieving SDG6, and a groundwater project that was revived after 30 years. In his interview, Len also reflects on his experience working in Myanmar and why it has been so successful. […]

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  • Data audit and capacity building in Myanmar

    Another AWP project being conducted in Myanmar has been completed. ALS Hydrographics, Alluvium and Hydronumerics recently concluded a project on Hydrological data audit and capacity building in data management. A database of more than 1,000 quality assured hydrological time series datasets for the Ayeyarwady Basin was compiled and installed within the Hydro-Informatics Centre (HIC). Datasets […]

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