A labourer is seen hard at work as the second pump station in the Pyawt Ywar Pump Irrigation Project undergoes renovations. Photo: Madeline Dahm/IWMI
23 August 2018
Taking shelter from the midday heat in a bamboo hut among the paddies and pulses of...
04 August 2018
While issues like aquifer depletion, groundwater contamination, overpopulation, extreme...
Photo: Hong Sar/Mizzima
08 February 2018
A visiting UN official says Myanmar has an “enormous opportunity” in pursuing an...
05 August 2017
Daw Mana Kee Pai, a young woman from Chin State, had a difficult pregnancy in 2014. She...
Workers on a platform at a low-cost housing construction site on the outskirts of Yangon. Photo: Ye Aung Thu/AFP
20 June 2017
“The idea of sustainable urban development is all about seeking economic, social and...
An ethnic Shan child riding a buffalo at a village near Lashio, northern Shan state. Photo: AFP
04 May 2017
Than Bayar Khon, a village in central ...
A plantation site in Chin State. Photo: Phyo Thiha Cho/Myanmar Now
01 May 2017
Farmer Swae Du Hmone remembers how until a few years ago his family would have to venture...
A crowd gathers at Maha Bandoola Park in central Yangon on 4 April 2017 to hear about the new "Start With Me" Road safety campaign.
04 April 2017
Public health in Myanmar has been a story of slow but consistent progress, emerging from...
01 April 2017
Sixty-one-year-old Daw Myint Shwe has had to move her house in Thingangyin village in...
Soe Pa Pa Myint, founder of the OLGA children’s art organisation, supervised more than 50 children over the weekend’s mural workshop. Photo: Ben Dunant 
25 March 2017
The peeling facades of Yangon’s colonial-era buildings have attracted growing local and...
A general view for busy traffic in downtown Yangon, Myanmar, 15 January 2017. Photo: Nyein Chan Naing/EPA
11 February 2017
On a frigid evening in January, Hung Khen, a lawmaker in the Chin State parliament, was...
Photo: Hong Sar/Mizzima
29 September 2016
On a visit to a model farm in Israel this week, the potential for Myanmar’s agricultural...

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