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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
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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...

Presentation
First Sub-Regional workshop on Preparation of status Report and Sub-regional Roadmap for Implementing the Global Waste Management Goals toward Addressing SDGs in South Asia
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Home to roughly 1.8 billion people, South Asia generates approximately 334 million tonnes of waste per year of which 174 million tonnes (57%) is organic in content. In addition to the increase in municipal solid waste, managing complex and emerging waste streams, including e-waste, food waste, construction and demolition waste, disaster waste...

Presentation
TRAINING WORKSHOP FOR THE SAAFURAAJJE SMALL GRANT AWARD WINNERS
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This presentation was delivered as a part of the training workshop on Saafraaj which was organized with aimed at developing capacity of Island Council members of Zone 6, Maldives, towards implementation of the regional waste management strategy.

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...

Submission to Policy Process

Maldives has had to face a growing challenge in managing its solid waste and associated environmental, economic and social issues. This situation is even worse in small islands due to the size of the island communities, insufficient infrastructure and waste transportation difficulties, absence of sufficient budget and appropriate cost recovery...