For centuries, the Irrawaddy River has served as Burma’s main riverine artery, but what does the future hold for this important waterway?
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Settlers have returned to the Irrawaddy River-bank after local authorities evicted over 400 families before King Harald and Queen Sonya of Norway sailed the Mandalay stretch of the river.
The World Bank has pledged to cooperate with the Department of Water Resources in Burma and loan US$100 million to develop the Irrawaddy river basin. The project also aims to[…]
Kachin residents say intensive panning along crucial waterway is causing illnesses among locals and rapid destruction of river banks