Announcements

State of Land in the Mekong Region Book Launch in Myanmar

The State of Land in the Mekong Region brings together data and information on current status and trajectories of change with regard to land resources, their social distribution, and the conditions of their governance that shape them. The book results from a long process of ...

SUMERNET 4 All Call for EOIs on Groundwater Integrated Regional Assessment (GIRA). Deadline: 30 June 2019.

SUMERNET is inviting research organizations and other relevant institutions to submit expressions of interest (EOIs) on works that help to understand how can we sustainably use and manage groundwater resources while reducing water insecurity for all in the Mekong Region. These works will granted under ...

Data4Change Hackathon in Myanmar

Data4Change Hackathon (#Data4ChangeMM) will be hosted in Myanmar by Phandeeyar on Saturday, May 25, 2019, 09:00 am – Sunday, May 26, 2019, 09:00 pm.  This is a local event. Each team is required to have 3 to 5 members. Every member of your team needs to REGISTER! ...

Guidelines and Tools for Eliminating Malaria in Myanmar

A technical assistance project in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) is helping Myanmar eliminate malaria by 2030. TA 8959-REG: Malaria and Communicable Diseases Control in the Greater Mekong Subregion project is supported by a grant from the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Regional Malaria and Other Communicable ...

Apply for Young Water Professional Programme

The National Water Resources Committee is seeking candidates for its Young Water Professional Programme (YWP).  The YWP is a eleven month long program, in which young graduates of Myanmar who have ambition to become water professionals and government staff from various water related Ministries receive well defined ...

Statement on government plans to resume the Dawei special economic zone project

We are deeply concerned by the Myanmar government’s plans to resume the Dawei SEZ. Dawei society – from the sea to the fields to the highlands, from Dawei town to all surrounding areas, from Dawei migrants working abroad to their friends and family in Dawei ...

Full Scholarship: Master of Arts Program in International Development Studies

Heinrich Böll Stiftung Myanmar in partnership with Master of Arts Program in International Development Studies at Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand.  Qualified candidates living and working in Myanmar are eligible to apply for the scholarship.  The current application deadline for the Master of Arts in International Development Studies ...

Heinrich Böll Stiftung (hbs) Myanmar

Salween Stories: a space to share the stories of this unique river

There are many stories about the Salween River. Myths from long ago. The hopes and tragedies of the recent past. The present day stories of a diversity of local lives and cultures. Dreams for a better future – some shared and some dissimiliar.  “Salween Stories” ...

Salween River

Karen communities in Myanmar file complaint against Thai coal mine: IDI

Inclusive Development International (IDI) reports that Karen communities in the Ban Chaung area of Tanintharyi Region, Myanmae, have filed a complaint with the Thai Human Rights Commission, alleging human rights violations related to activities of a Thai-operated open pit coal mine.Read the full release below, or ...

RECOFTC launches Voices for Mekong Forests in Phnom Penh

The Center for People and Forests (RECOFTC) has launched a new five-year, EU-supported project ‘Voices for Mekong Forests’ (V4MF) in Phnom Penh, aiming to “strengthen the voices of non-state actors (NSA), including civil society, Indigenous Peoples and local community groups, to improve forest governance, sustainable ...

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