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 Water Logistics. The agreement is signed under the Dutch government Partners for International Business (PIB) program.
The agreement delivers on a promise by the coalition to H.E. Phyo Min Thein, the Regional Chief Minister of Yangon, in June this year, when he visited the Netherlands. During this visit, he requested Dutch expertise and advice on key topics related to Urban Water: water supply, water resources, water governance and water innovation; and Water Logistics: Yangon sea port, river transport, river dredging and river tunnelling.
The Urban-Water-Logistics Yangon (UWLY) coalition is led by The Water Agency and consists of a multidisciplinary team of organisations, including Bosch Slabbers, CDR International, Doh Eain, Resilience, Royal HaskoningDHV, U.Minds, Van Oord and Witteveen+Bos. The coalition is further supported with expertise from knowledge partners AMS Institute, TU Delft, Port of Rotterdam and Waternet.
Yangon's regional government will receive support to tackle challenges regarding urban water and water logistics by a coalition of Dutch companies and organisations. The companies signed an agreement with the authorities to improve water supply, resources, governance and innovation; and oversee river transport, dredging and tunnelling. The agreement is a 3-year programme under the Dutch government's "Partners for International Business" (PIB) programme.