National Forum 2017 on ‘Wastewater as a Resource: Opportunities and Capacity Development’ – 24th to 25th October 2017, Kelab Golf Perkhidmatan Awam (KGPA), Kuala Lumpur.

Following the success of the first national forum organised by MyCDNet in 2016, the National Forum 2017, with the theme ‘Wastewater as a Resource: Opportunities & Capacity Development, saw a greater turnout totalling 123 participants from government agencies, the private sector and institutions of higher learning.

The National Forum 2017 was officially opened by the Honorable Dato’ Dr. Tan Yew Chong, Deputy Secretary General of the Ministry of Energy, Green Technology & Water (KeTTHA), on 24 October 2017 in Kelab Golf Perkhidmatan Awam (KGPA). On 25 October 2017 there was a half-day technical site visit to Pantai 2 Sewage Treatment Plant – an underground facility with a beautiful sprawling ecopark above it. Continue reading

Training of Trainers (ToT) on River Pollution – 8th to 9th November 2017, Kuala Lumpur.

Malaysian Capacity Development Network for Sustainable Water Management (MyCDNet) will be hosting the Training of Trainers (ToT) on River Pollution on the 8th and 9th of November 2017 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

This training course is part of a collaborative programme between Cap-Net UNDP, Malaysian Capacity Development Network for Sustainable Water Management (MyCDNet) and Global Environment Centre (GEC) with support from GAB Foundation’s WATER Project to capacity build water professionals, capacity builders, local authorities’ and others to effectively communicate information in the context of sustainable river pollution management. Continue reading

Follow-Up Capacity Building Plans: Malaysia ToT on River Pollution – 24 to 25 August 2017, Selangor, Malaysia.

Malaysian Capacity Development Network for Sustainable Water Management (MyCDNet) in collaboration with Cap-Net UNDP will be conducting a ToT programme on River Pollution from 24 to 25 August 2017 in Selangor, Malaysia.

The objective of this workshop is to provide participants with the knowledge and skills to actively engage and motivate diverse stakeholder groups and the wider community in the area of river pollution, monitoring and management. Continue reading

Training on Integrated Urban Water Management in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The Malaysian Capacity Development Network for Sustainable Water Management (MyCDNet) and the Academy of Science Malaysia (ASM) co-hosted a 1 Day Capacity Development Programme on Integrated Urban Water Management (IUWM). This event was held on 28 February 2017 at the Function Hall, Academy of Sciences Malaysia, Level 20, Menara MATRADE in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The capacity development programme was attended by approximately 30 participants from consultants, NGOs, Government bodies and institutions of higher learning in Malaysia.

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Annual National Forum on Water Security Arranged by MyCDNet in Malaysia

MyCDNet held its first ever Annual National Forum on Water Security on 23 – 24 November 2016. Titled “Adaptation to Hazards Related to Climate Change”, the successful Forum was organized together with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (NRE), Department of Irrigation and Drainage (DID), National Hydraulic Research Institute of Malaysia (NAHRIM), Asia Pacific Environmental Consultants Sdn Bhd (ASPEC), Global Environment Centre (GEC), Academy of Sciences Malaysia (ASM) and Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN), with support from CapNet UNDP.

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Capacity Development Programme on Integrated Urban Water Management in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The Malaysian Capacity Development Network for Sustainable Water Management (MyCDNet) and the Academy of Science Malaysia (ASM) co-hosted a 1 Day Capacity Development Programme on Integrated Urban Water Management (IUWM). This event was held on 3 March 2016 at the Function Hall, Academy of Sciences Malaysia, Level 20, Menara MATRADE in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The capacity development programme was attended by approximately 40 persons from consultants, NGOs, Government bodies and institutions of higher learning in Malaysia.

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Training of Trainers on Sustainable Sanitation and Water

The Training of Trainers (ToT) on Sustainable Sanitation and Water was held from 23rd to 25th November 2015 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The course was jointly organized by Malaysian Capacity Development for Sustainable Water Management (MyCDNet) and Indah Water Konsortium Sdn. Bhd. (IWK), Malaysia’s national sewerage company. This is the first ToT on Sanitation and Water in Malaysia.

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Training of Trainers on Water Security and Safety Planning

The Training of Trainers (ToT) on Water Security and Safety Planning was held on 8 – 9 December 2015 in the Function Hall of Akademi Sains Malaysia, 20th Floor, West Wing, MATRADE Tower. It was organised by Malaysian Capacity Development Network for Sustainable Water Management (MyCDNet) with the support of Cap-Net UNDP, in collaboration with Akademi Sains Malaysia (ASM), Department of Irrigation and Drainage (DID), Malaysian Water Association (MWA) and Sime Darby.

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MyCDNet MELP Training Part II

On the 12th August 2015, members of MyCDNet participated in a MELP (Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Plan) training programme provided by Mr Lai Chee Hui, a Master of Research Student in the School of Humanities at USM. He has recently completed and returned from his 3-month foray as Network Attachment in Cap-Net. This training programme was carried out in Indah Water Technical Training Center.

MELP is a management tool useful for monitoring the output, outcomes and impacts of various water related activities. Mr Lai emphasized that MELP is a plan and not a report, and informed the attendees that Cap-Net has decided to rename the MELP Report to an Outcome Evaluation Report as to not create confusion.

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World Water Day 2015 Celebration – 26 April 2015, Penang, Malaysia.

Penang WWD 1In partnership with the Penang Water Supply Corporation, Water Watch Penang, a member of MyCDNet, organised the World Water Day 2015 celebration which took place at the Air Itam Dam, Penang Malaysia on the 26 April 2015. The event took place a monthlater than the original date of the World Water Day (22 March 2015) due to constraint in schedule and venue selection. The event was officiated by the Chief Minister of Penang, Mr. Lim Guan Eng followed by speech on the importance of wise water consumption towards sustainable development of Penang as well as preventing water rationing in the future due to climate change. Apart from that, the event includes other activities such as water theme-based drawing and coloring competition followed by environmental and water exhibition by NGOs, public and private sectors and universities and interactive games. For more information please contact Water Watch Penang President, Professor Dr. Chan Ngai Weng.

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