This page aims to provide material such as documentation and useful links for visitors interested in sustainable development in Myanmar.

General and strategic documents on Green economy and Myanmar

UNEP Green economy report (2011)

Myanmar’s National Adaptation Program for Action (NAPA) to Climate Change (2012)

Myanmar Sustainable Development Strategy (from Myanmar Agenda 21) (2009)

Myanmar in transition  (Asian Development Bank, August 2012)

Commercial Agriculture Expansion in Myanmar, links to Deforestation, Conversion Timber and Land Conflicts (Forest Trends NGO, 2015)

Myanmar main environmental stakes (Green Lotus, 2015)

Myanmar’ Environmental Information Portal (hosted by Ministry of Environmental Conservation and Forestry (MOECAF), 2015)

Rethinking Energy: Towards a new power system (International Renewable Energy Agency, 2014)

Myanmar Action Plan for Green Growth (Green Lotus, 2015)

Conserve Nature, Mitigate Disasters (Tribune by Daw Sane Sane, from Renawable Energy Association of Myanmar)

Road Safety for no more incidents (Tribune by Daw Sane Sane, from Renewable Energy Association of Myanmar)

Myanmar National Electrification Project Environmental and social management framework (Ministry of Energy, May 2015)

  • Online eco-friendly resources aimed at helping parents and educators inspire green sensitivity in youth, collected by EducatorLabs:

Electricity & Its Impacts
http://www.epri.com/Our-Work/Pages/Electricity-and-Its-Impacts.aspx

Kids’ Guide to Home Energy Savings
http://www.mortgagecalculator.org/helpful-advice/energy-saving-for-kids.php

Earth Times: Energy News
http://www.earthtimes.org/energy/

Help Kids Learn About Home Energy Conservation
http://www.homeadvisor.com/article.show.Home-Energy-Conservation-for-Kids.17356.html

Green Tips for a Healthy Planet
http://www.globalstewards.org/ecotips.htm

At-Home Composting
http://www.improvenet.com/a/guide-to-composting-at-home

Green America
http://www.greenamerica.org/

Green Pools: Operate an Eco-Friendly Pool
http://blog.intheswim.com/green-pools-operate-an-eco-friendly-pool/

  • Online resources on Renewable Energy and sustainability: 

Office of Resilience and Sustainability City of El Paso

Yale sustainability

General and strategic documents on Climate Change 

Risques-et-Impacts-du-changement-climatique-en-Birmanie-IB-Dec-20151 (FR)

Climate change risks and impacts in Myanmar

COP21 Paris 2015

MYANMAR civil society – COP 21

flyer delegation presentation

Myanmar Platform for Dialogue on Green Growth 

COMMITTEE 1: « Investing in Natural Capital »

Investing in Natural Capital: What is at stake? Presentation by Green Lotus team (August 2014)

Overview of Land grabbing in Myanmar By U Shwe Tein, from Land Core Group (October 2014)

 

COMMITTEE 2: « Investing in Renewable energy and Climate change adaptation »

Climate change, Renewable energy and Energy efficiency, By Green Lotus team (August 2014)

Environment and Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation in Myanmar-MOECAF, By MOECAF (August 2014)

Biomass in Myanmar Presentation by Green Lotus team (August 2014)

Impacts of Large scale Hydro Power on Salween’s River By KESAN (October 2014)

Short introduction to Small scale Hydropower in Myanmar By green Lotus Team (October 2014)

 

COMMITTEE 3: « Investing in Sustainable cities »

Developing Sustainable cities: an exciting challenge for Myanmar’s future, By Green Lotus team (August 2014)

Waste management: Global and Myanmar stakes, By Green Lotus team (August 2014)

Perspectives of Water Management in Yangon GGP3, by Green Lotus team (September 2014)

Pollution control, by U Khin Maung from MOECAF (September 2014)

Material from Conference: « Investing in Sustainable agriculture », in Yangon on 20th of July 2014:

Organic label in Myanmar By U Hnin Oo, Chairman of Myanmar Organic Agriculture Group

Myanmar Agriculture sector: Challenges and opportunities  By U San Thein, expert from MDRI (Myanmar Development Resource Institute)

Intervention of U Kyaw Kyaw Myint, City Mart (MMR & EN)

Organization of an Agriculture Value Chain By Mr Roland Poupon, CEO of Eridan (Agro company based in Thailand and France)

Opportunities of scaling up organic sector in Mynmar By U Nyan Lin, CEO of Shan Moe Myae (Organic company based in Myanmar)

What potential for Geographical indications in Myanmar? By Sébastien Bouvatier, Agricultural Counselor for ASEAN French Embassies

Towards an agroecological transition in South Est Asia: cultivating diversity and developing synergies (GRET, June 2015)

AE WS Green Lotus proposal (Green Lotus, February 2015)