• Wooden houses on piles inhabited by the tribe of Inthar, Inle Lake, Myanmar (Photo: Adobe Stock / danhvc)

    Framework for establishing environmental flows in the Ayeyarwady

    The Australian Water Partnership (AWP) is supporting an Environmental Flows (e-flows) project in Myanmar’s Ayeyarwady River Basin (ARB), with the objective of developing an e-flows policy framework for its adoption. There are many flows-related challenges in the ARB, including the need to balance different elements of river development and regulation to control flooding, to provide […]

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    Enhancing biodiversity services in Southeast Asia irrigation systems: UN FAO and CSU project commences

    The Australian Water Partnership (AWP) is supporting its partners – the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (UN FAO) and Charles Sturt University (CSU) – to implement a project seeking to enhance biodiversity services in irrigation systems of Southeast Asia. This project will develop the tools, country-specific guidelines, regional lessons, and in-country capacities […]

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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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    Building strategic collaboration with the Government of Myanmar

    Vice President U Nyan Tun (centre front) with dignitaries at World Water Day 2016 celebration. Pictured from this article: Gary Jones, AWP (front far left), Nick Cumpston, Australian Embassy in Myanmar (front 4th from left), and John Dore, DFAT (back 2nd from right) – Photo: MNA The Australian Water Partnership is building a strategic collaboration […]

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