Network Event: Water in the City Drinks hosted in Yangon

TWA and the Dutch Embassy in Myanmar are bringing together water partners from across Yangon for the 'Water in the City Drinks' network event. To stimulate interaction between international and local water partners, The ...

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 their own vision on a water and climate resilient Yangon. During the three-day event where stude...

VietWater 2018

The Water Agency host a spotlight session at VietWater 2018 to create exposure for and get to know the Vietnam Water.  The Water Agency also interviewed country pavilions at VietWater 2018. The Netherlands, Australia, German, Kore...

Resilience of people and places to natural hazards

A deep dive into the meaning of "resilience of people and places to natural hazards" – what does it look like & how can policy translate into action In our various workplaces, the phrases "Resilience" and "Respond to natural hazards" are becoming...

Webinar: Availability and Sustainable Management of Water

TWA hosted a seminar presenting the current prominent issues in Myanmar based water themes among the ecosystem of entrepreneurs. The people who are interested in water-related problems especially, flooding and water pollution attended and enjoye...

Urban Water Logistics for a Greater Yangon (UWLY)

A strong coalition of Dutch companies and organisations has signed an agreement to jointly invest and collaborate in a comprehensive 3-year program to support the Yangon Regional Government in addressing critical challenges related to Urban Water and...

High-level government delegation from Yangon visiting the Netherlands to stimulate and strengthen ongoing collaboration

To strengthen the ongoing water collaboration between Myanmar and The Netherlands, The Water Agency and the Netherlands Water Partnership organized a visit to Rotterdam, The Hague and Amsterdam by the Chief Minister of the Yangon Region, H.E. Phyo Mi...

Evaluating flood risk and climate change impacts

A presentation on the economic consequences of various adaptation and mitigation measures, with practical examples from New York and the Netherlands  by Dr Hans de Poel As part of a QUT collaboration of Professor Clevo Wilson, a visit from Dr Ha...

Singapore Water Week 2018

The Singapore International Water Week is one of the global leading summits. Singapore's Water Story is impressive and respected. TWA was present during the 2018 edition.  The Water Agency co-designed the positioning of Netherlands activities du...

​'Water as Leverage' - Urban Resilience Design Challenge

In response to an international call for inspirational approaches and thinking The Water Agency orchestrated the design and building of a unique proposition of a co-design approach with local communities to secure a safe, liveable and productive live...

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 about the role of water in the process of brewing beer....

Dredging and Reclamation Course

Capacity Building is a key activity for the Netherlands in partnership with Myanmar. The Water Agency organised and coordinated a very interesting program for all key stakeholders incl. High-Level Dinner and TV show format to capture all lessons lear...

Dredging Equipment Seminar

Damen Shipyards organised a Dredging and Support Equipment Seminar in Yangon.  We supported this seminar in order to make forward the community of dredging that we have created in January 2018 when hosting a Community of Practice Dredging C...

First Communication Training on how to encourage communication in the Myanmar water sector

To show the importance of communication in Myanmar Water Sector and to elaborate how to communicate in an organization TWA organised a communication training session.  During the training program, we tried to express among audiences why communic...

Port Pressure Cooker organised to align agendas Myanmar and Dutch stakeholders

One of the outcomes of the first Water Hub meeting with local stakeholders in Myanmar in October 2017 was to join forces to focus on Yangon Sea Port Development.  The Water Agency developed the framework for MM-NL Roadmap and initiated...