What the Challenge is about Indonesia Healthy Rivers Challenge 2020 is a capacity-building program by The Water Agency that challenges and inspires Indonesia's Young River Leaders to contribute their own original ideas and solutions towards the sustainable development of river basins. In this first edition, the Challenge takes place in the Wel...
On 30 October 2020, the Mekong Environment Forum and The Water Agency jointly hosted an online/onsite workshop in Can Tho City, Vietnam in response to the Vietnamese Government Resolution 120 on Sustainable and Climate-Resilient Development of the Mekong Delta. The workshop brought together over 46 participants from provincial governments, farmers,...
Bottom-up approach to water, energy & agriculture innovation  The Mekong Delta is classified as one of the world's most vulnerable deltas to climate change. Regarded as the "rice bowl" of Vietnam, agricultural strength in the Mekong Delta is affected by rising temperatures, salt intrusion, land subsidence, upstream hydropower dams, floodin...
The pilot project takes places in Ward 5 of Thaketa, a township in the city of Yangon. Yangon is a major city in the Ayeyarwady Delta, one of the most vulnerable cities to climate change in South-East Asia, suffering from severe water scarcity and flooding. Within Yangon, the township of Thaketa is among the worst affected. In that sense, our proje...
PositionThe Water Agency in Yangon has an exciting position for passionate, energetic (young) professional to join our team as the Manager Partnerships. You will be responsible to develop our network of public and private partners in Myanmar, build relationships, involve partners with our programs and acquire contributions towards these programs (e...
Bilateral cooperation between Indonesia and the Netherlands The Government of the Netherlands (GON) through the Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management and the Government of Indonesia (GOI) through its Ministry of Public Works and Housing (PUPR) have long-lasting cooperation on the water which is secured in a Memorandum of Understanding on ...
For 5 days in a row, the staff of the Environment and Water Studies (EWS) department of the University of Yangon and a team of academics from the Netherlands, Sweden, Singapore, Japan and the U.S. met online to finalize the curriculum of the new Bachelor of Water Studies. This curriculum design workshop, followed the first workshop in March 2020, d...
Thandar is a project assistant at The Water Agency Myanmar, where she collaborates the operation of Myanmar Water Portal Website and Facebook Page including the creation of educational contents by interviewing seniors and professionals both from National and International Water Sector. She also contributes to the projects led by The Water Agency su...
Xin Chao Tat Ca Cac Ban - Warmly welcome from Vietnam I am (Alice) Mai Nguyen, working for TWA as the Project Consultant. On the behalf of my colleagues from Myanmar, Indonesia, Netherland, let extend my warmly welcome to all of you. With 6-7 years experience in different positions from marketing, customer service, administrator, I can give a hand ...
Hello, this is Thinzar Mon, a project assistant at the Water Agency Myanmar. She is responsible for assisting in the operation of the Myanmar Water Portal Website, design and community engagement support for Climate Adaptation Pilot project in Thaketa, led by The Water Agency. She is in her final year of Bachelor in Civil Engineering at Yangon Tech...