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LIFT FUND BOARD VISITS LAMP PROJECT IN THAYARWDDY TOWNSHIP

LIFT provides the funding for LAMP. UN-HABITAT Country Programme Manager Mr. Bijay Karmacharya, LAMP Senior Technical Adviser Ian Lloyd and LAMP team provided a briefing to LIFT on 29 September 2015. This included a live demonstration of the new database system for quality control of the land records and for maintaining the land records up ...

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Institutionalizing and Promoting Safer Construction in Myanmar: Strengthening training delivery

UN-Habiat in partnership with Ministry of Construction-Training School, Thuwanna, Yangon and in collaboration with Myanmar Engineering Society has been promoting safer construction trainings through certification since 2013, with the support of Ministry of Foreign Affairs-Norway, USAID, ECHO and DFID. During 2013, has trained around 155 participants (including 28 women) from Ayeyarwaddy, Rakhine and Thaninthyiri Region with the ...

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Workshop on Conservation of Inle Lake, the 1st UNESCO Man and Biosphere Reserve in Myanmar: Plans, Implementation and Management

 [Nyaung Shwe-7th July 2015] Ministry of Environmental Conservation and Forestry (MOECAF), the Norwegian Government through the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Myanmar and the partner UN agencies are organizing a consultation workshop on 7th July 2015 in Hupin Inle Khaung Daing Village Resort, Inle Lake, Nyaung Shwe to inform the Long-term and 5 Year Action Plan ...

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Expanding Coverage of Rural Cadastral Mapping by Kwin Mapping in Unsurveyed Areas

Not all agricultural land is covered by Cadastral maps (Kwin maps). LAMP designed and demonstrated a process for expanding coverage of rural cadastral mapping in unsurveyed agricultural land by using the GNSS surveying system and information, education and communication (IEC) activities in a farmland area of Thayarwaddy Township, Bago Region, in 2015. The total unsurveyed ...

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‘Update of Kwin Maps in Dry Zone’

LAMP evaluated and subsequently designed and implemented a new surveying and mapping system for both the short term targets of the project and for the longer term use by the Agricultural Land Management and Statistic Department (formerly known as SLRD). The boundary of land holdings in the project site in the Dry Land (the so ...

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Using Satellite Imagery and GIS to Fast Track Cadastral Map Updating

LAMP is assisting the Government to update Myanmar’s old cadastral system to meet the needs of the progressing nation. A prototype of a modern, simple and low cost digital cadastre system is being developed providing effective tools for cadastral map updating and maintenance of the digital cadastral data base. The cadastral system helps to protect ...

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Land Surveys & Mapping to Underpin Cadastral Mapping in LAMP Project Sites

LAMP evaluated and subsequently adopted for use a standard surveying system, map projection system, map layout and base mapping standards suitable for both the project and the longer term use by SLRD. The standards were applied in cadastral operations in two townships in 2015. These decisions are vital to underpin the long term strengthening of ...

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Environmental conservation a national duty: president

The adoption of sustainable development goals and climate change protocols by the United Nations this year will be milestones for the international community, President U Thein Sein said Friday, in a speech to mark World Environmental Conservation Day. In his speech at Myanmar International Convention Centre (2), the president said the UN General Assembly is ...

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Myanmar proposes a vision for a climate resilient, low-carbon and resource efficient development

Naypyitaw, 23 April 2015 – Participants at a workshop recently held in Naypyitaw agreed upon the initial vision for a “climate resilient, low-carbon, resource efficient development, as contribution to sustainable development of Myanmar”. The 1st Workshop for the Formulation of the Myanmar National Climate Change Strategy, Action Plan and Policy had participants from all relevant ministries ...

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