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Training at Yangon Technological University

Training at Yangon Technological University

From 4 to 15 November, a training was organized at Yangon Technological University by Dutch companies HKV and FutureWater on the use of satellite-derived data for water professionals in Myanmar. The two week training was organized under the framework of the Orange Knowledge Tailor-Made Training (TMT) Program, funded by NUFFIC, the Dutch organization for internationalization in education. Read more


 Helping reducing emissions of plastics from rivers into the ocean

Helping reducing emissions of plastics from rivers into the ocean

The Ocean Cleanup, the Dutch non-profit organization developing advanced technologies to rid the world’s oceans of plastic, unveiled last Saturday its invention to prevent the unrelenting flow of plastic pollution into the world’s oceans. The Interceptor™, under development by The Ocean Cleanup since 2015, complements the organization’s founding mission by attacking the flow of plastic garbage at its source, the world’s vast network of rivers.  Read more


DRR Team completed mission to Myanmar

DRR Team completed mission to Myanmar

The DRR Team to Myanmar, with HKV team leader Marco Hartman, HKV team member Carolien Wegman and members of Arcadis, Deltares and Royal HaskoningDHV, started last week their mission with a visit to Bilin and Hpa-an. The mission aimed to support the authorities in mitigating the impact of notorious flooding in the area. Read more