Myanmar Times: Upgrading aging irrigation system will be a win for farmers and govt

The Pyawt Ywar pump irrigation scheme, on which the project focused, was established in 2004 by Myanmar’s Irrigation and Water Utilisation Management Department. Designed to increase agricultural production and achieve food

The project, led by the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) and partners, shows us a pathway to modernise the 300 pump-based irrigation schemes across the country. Many of these are aging, inefficient and costly to run.

The Pyawt Ywar pump irrigation scheme, on which the project focused, was established in 2004 by Myanmar’s Irrigation and Water Utilisation Management Department. Designed to increase agricultural production and achieve food.

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