Almost there, with Policies and Strategies to Address Climate Change in Myanmar

26 April 2017 – The Myanmar National Climate Change Policy was validated on 26 April 2017 in Nay Pyi Taw at the historic workshop high level national and state/region level authorities of Myanmar, in session with City Development Councils, the University, the Civil Society, the Private Sector and the Development partners. The workshop was organized … Read more…

Inviting your comments on the first draft of Myanmar National Climate Change Policy

We are pleased to share here the first full draft of the Myanmar National Climate Change Policy for your comments after four months of consultations. The Myanmar National Climate Change Policy is needed to provide high level guidance on how to integrate climate change in Myanmar’s national and development planning. It contains guiding principles, policy recommendations, … Read more…

Climate change to affect hundreds of people in Labutta: results of the vulnerability assessment 2016-2050

 In 2016 the Myanmar Climate Change Alliance (UN-Habitat, UN-Environment and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation) in collaboration with WWF and the Columbia University, and the Township Authorities and communities conducted a thorough climate change vulnerability assessment of the Labutta Township, Ayearwaddy Region. The township is located in the southern tip of the … Read more…

Vulnerabilities to Climate Change in Dry Zone Area and Delta Area

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On Monday the 3rd, more than one hundred participants from States and Regions and National institutions participated at the presentation of the Myanmar Climate Change Alliance Programme (MCCA) and Environmental Conservation Department (ECD) provisional results of the climate change vulnerability assessment for Pakokku (Dry Zone) and Laputta (Delta Area), at the Thingaha Hotel in Nay … Read more…

MCCA provides climate change module for journalist training of trainers, organised by WWF and MJI

The Myanmar Journalism Institute (MJI) and the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) are conducting a programme of Training of Trainers on environmental issues. On 6 September, MCCA was invited to deliver a module on climate change for journalists within this programme. MCCA insisted on the need for media to understand the basics of climate … Read more…

We’re Hiring!

We are currently expanding our team and recruiting various positions including: (1) International and (1) National Policy Expert for the new Climate Change Policy An experienced international consultant is needed, to work hand in hand with a national expert, to develop the draft of National Climate Change Policy, to be submitted for approval by the last quarter … Read more…