Ayeyarwady Communities: Development as a Crossroad

The Ayeyarwady research project seeks a more sustainable future for the local people of the Ayeyarwady River Basin and the communities who depend on the river for their livelihoods. To this end, it is critical to strengthen participatory and sustainable governance of the river basin. A series of panels and discussions will be taking place throughout ICBMS2 on Ayeyarwady river issues:

Session 37, Room 4

Impact on River Basin Resources and Conflict by Resource Exploitation

  • Maliyan Village, Myitkyina, Ko Tu Jar
  • Moetarlay Village, Kathar, Ko Kyaw Myo
  • Moderator: U Kyaw Myo

Session 46, Room 4

Industrial Pollution and Water Quality

  • Taungthaman Lake, Amarapura, U Maung Maung Oo
  • Sar Toe Village, Mandalay, U Soe Hein
  • Moderator: U Aung Myint (Mandalay University)

Session 58, Room 7

Urbanization, land fill and land kerbing

  • Innwa, U Maung Muang Oo
  • Paleik, Ko Banyar
  • Shankalay Kyun, Daw Khin Nilar Mya
  • Moderator: U Ko Ko

Session 67, Room 7

River Ecosystem Resource and Livelihood Situation

  • Bu Kyun, Yaenanchaung, U Khin Win
  • Nyaungpin Thar Village, Yaenanchaung, U Kyaw Nyein
  • Moderator: U Khin Win