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Myanmar-Netherlands Water Challenge 2018

The Water Agency organized the 2nd edition of the Myanmar Water Challenge in 2018 from August until October. Under theme of Yangon Htee City, participants were challenged to develop their own vision on a water and climate resilient Yangon. During the three-day event where students work on real life water cases in the Yangon region with the aim to engage with future water professionals, creating connections between students, water organisations local and internationally, with the possibility to stimulate students to become active in the Myanmar water sector.

The Challenge was opened by the rector of Yangon University, Prof. Dr. Pho Kaung who welcomed the students on campus. A total of 40 students, from 13 different Myanmar Universities, was working on water related assignments for three days, specifically on the topic of Smart Port and Htee City. On 27th of October the visit to the Heineken brewery marked the end of the 2018 edition of the Myanmar-Netherlands Water Challenge.

Student visited Heineken Myanmar to learn about the role of water in the process of brewing beer. TWA organised the visit with the aim of giving students the opportunity to learn more about possible career opportunities in the water sector. Speaking to process technologists, maintenance experts and the wastewater treatment manager students were able to learn more about the important role of water specialists and engineers.

The students were engaged in content-workshops, fieldtrips, skill-development training, team-building and guest-lectures of (inter)national speakers.

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Asia Water Challenge

Student visit to Heineken Myanmar brewery

On 27th of October the visit to the Heineken brewery marked the end of the 2018 edition of the Myanmar-Netherlands Water Challenge.  Student visited Heineken Myanmar to learn

Asia Water Challenge

Htee City (Myanmar 2018)

The 2nd edition of the Myanmar Water Challenge was held from August until October 2018. Under theme of Thee City, participants were challenged to develop

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