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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UN-Habitat builds capacity of Land Administration of Myanmar

UN-Habitat with the funding partnership of Livelihood and Food Trust Fund supports the Land Records Department of Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation to improve the land administration and management system in the country. The Land Administration and Management Program (LAMP) is to introduce new systems and processes to land registration and management of land records, new ...

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New agreement establishes Myanmar Climate Change Alliance

A Memorandum of Understanding was signed today at Amara Hotel in Nay Pyi Taw by the Ministry of Environmental Conservation and Forestry (MOECAF), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) to formalize their collaboration in the field of environment and climate change in Myanmar. Increasing temperatures resulting in ...

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