Thaketa Climate Adaptation Project: Phase-I Interventions

The Thaketa Climate Adaptation Pilot Project takes place in Ward 5 of Thaketa, a township in the city of Yangon (Myanmar). In the pilot project, we are developing an innovative community-driven stakeholder participation process for designing and impl...

Organized the “Teaching for Learning” Program for Water and Environment Studies Department of University of Yangon

With the support of NUFFIC Orange Knowledge Program, the six-week "Teaching for Learning" Program had been initiated online together with the staffs of the University of Yangon, VU Amsterdam and The Water Agency During the kick-off meeting in March 2...

Evaluation Study of the Geodata for Agriculture and Water Programme in Myanmar

The evaluation study is commissioned by the Vrije Universiteit (VU) Amsterdam, in collaboration with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) on behalf of the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The evaluation assesses G4AW's objective to improve food secur...

Thaketa Climate Adaptation Project_Envision A Water Resilient Community To The Next Level

On November 24, 2020, update call of Thaketa Climate Adaptation for Water Security Pilot Project was done with local government, Yangon City Development Committee by organizing the virtual online meeting amid COVID pandemic. The call was to shar...

Indonesia Healthy Rivers Challenge 2020: An overview of Phase I

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 ...

Mekong Delta Workshop for community-level climate adaptation

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 Me...

Mekong Delta Platform for community-level climate adaptation

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...

Thaketa Climate Adaptation Project_Drainage Level Measurement Campaign

As part of the Thaketa Climate Adaptation Pilot Project and in terms of making Thaketa Ward-5 to be more flood resilient, a four-day drainage level measurement campaign was carried out under the drainage improvement intervention with the lead of The ...

Indonesia Healthy Rivers Challenge 2020: It's time for the Welang River

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 (PU...

International Experts support University of Yangon towards Accreditation of new BSc Water Studies program

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 Bach...

"Let's Talk About Water" Talk Show: Episode 2

On 7th of August, 2020, Myanmar Water Portal, The Water Agency's communication platform in Myanmar, broadcasted the "Let's Talk About Water – Talk show" Episode 2 with guest speakers, Dr. Win Maung from Myanmar Environment Institute (MEI), Ma Ma...

Thaketa Climate Adaptation Project_Yangon Htee City Facebook Page Launch

Htee City is a program dedicated to the future of Yangon as a city in which all people work together to adapt to a changing climate. Yangon Htee City Facebook page is a climate adaptation awareness page as part of the Thaketa Climate Adaptation Proje...

Thaketa Climate Adaptation Project

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 fl...

Introducing Miss Alice

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 e...

Introducing Miss Carrina Lim

Hello, this is Carrina! Indonesian born and Junior Project Consultant at The Water Agency Indonesia. She started in The Water Agency earlier this year and since then she has joined the fun of connecting people and working in various projects such as ...