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Policy Report

Understanding Myanmar’s solid waste systems presents a challenge for anyone working in the sector. While waste collection and disposal challenges faced by Myanmar’s cities and towns share similarities, strategies to overcome them evolve locally and are often not well-communicated between different local government bodies. Data on the country’s...

Presentation
st Progres1st Review Meeting for Japan-Myanmar Cooperation in Environmental Management
Author:
Satoshi
Sasakura

The progress report on Japan ASEAN Integration Fund (JAIF) project titled "Strengthening Capacity for Marine Debris Reduction in ASEAN Region through Formulation of National Action Plans for ASEAN Member States and Integrated Land-to-Sea Policy Approach (Phase2)" to Environmental Conservation Department of Ministry of the Natural Resources and...

Book Chapter
In Sustainable Waste Management Challenges in Developing Countries
Author:

Myanmar, the largest country in mainland Southeast Asia, has been facing considerable challenges with the management of solid waste in the recent past because of increasing income and consumption patterns, urban growth, and lack of effective waste management policies, treatment, and disposal methods. Waste management is also a crosscutting issue...

Submission to Policy Process
Author:
Hla Maung Thien
Min Maw,
Ni Ni Thin
Hein Latt
Ohnmar May Tin Hlaing

Myanmar has had to face tremendous challenges in waste management in the recent past, due to a number of factors – its growing population and economy, increasing complexity of waste streams, and lack of effective waste management systems, proper infrastructure, capital investment, financial and human resources, as well as effective policy and...

Training or Learning Material



Developing a Waste Management Strategy Focusing on Waste as a Resource: the Case of Mandalay City [IGES e-Learning Series] is made up of two videos:
1) Addressing Mandalay's Waste Crisis – A Community in Transition
2) Developing a Waste Management Strategy: Transforming Waste from Problem to Resource

These two educational videos highlight the...

Training or Learning Material



Developing a Waste Management Strategy Focusing on Waste as a Resource: the Case of Mandalay City [IGES e-Learning Series] is made up of two videos:
1) Addressing Mandalay's Waste Crisis – A Community in Transition
2) Developing a Waste Management Strategy: Transforming Waste from Problem to Resource

These two educational videos highlight the...

Commissioned Report

This quick study was conducted to gather overall information on environmental challenges,
measures taken by the national government and other key players as well as multilateral and bilateral development partners, and thus to inform options of proposals regarding potential environmental cooperation between the Ministry of the Environment of Japan...

Commissioned Report
Ministry of Environment of Japan - Commissioned Report

This draft report documents progress made on the “Low Carbon Technology Transfer Preparedness Database Project”, supported by the Ministry of Environment Japan in FY 2014. The report’s key focus lies on documenting subnational data gaps, sources and access issues whilst also describing contributions made to international processes on data and...

Data or Tool

The Sustainable Cities Database is a new information resource to help sustainable development actors identify potential partner cities for low-carbon technology transfer projects.

Spatial and Demographic Indicators: Spatial and demographic characteristics are described using a range of indicators, including population size and density, natural...