Irrawaddy

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Synonyms for Irrawaddy

the main river of Myanmar rising in the north and flowing south through the length of Burma to empty into the Andaman Sea

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2 million people, 12 percent of Myanmar's population, live in the region, a southwest area where the Ayeyarwady and other rivers branch out into a delta leading to the sea.
And when you sail down the Ayeyarwady, or Irrawady River in Myanmar, formerly Burma, on a luxury cruiser you feel little has changed since then.
IT'S more than 100 years since Rudyard Kipling painted a famous portrait of the East in his poem, Mandalay - and when you sail down the Ayeyarwady River in Burma on a luxury cruiser you feel that little has changed since then.
Bangkok, May 7, 2009 - (ACN Newswire) - One year after Cyclone Nargis ripped through the Ayeyarwady delta in southwestern Myanmar and a huge earthquake devastated southwestern China, Habitat for Humanity is helping families and communities to rebuild their homes and lives.
Booking a luxury travel tour of Myanmar with Desna Safaris, travelers can enjoy a luxury cruise down the Ayeyarwady River, rise early and enjoy a hot air balloon ride, "Balloons over Bagan," to get a magnificent birds-eye view of thousand year-old pagodas, temples and the mighty Ayeyarwady River.
Description : The World Bank s Board of Executive Directors today approved a US$100 million credit from the International Development Association (IDA) to improve the management and development of the Ayeyarwady River Basin and national water resources in Myanmar.
The US Treasury Department said that it would issue a general licence to four of Myanmar's biggest banks, Myanma Economic Bank, Myanma Investment and Commercial Bank, Asia Green Development Bank and Ayeyarwady Bank.
Administrative subdivisions: The country is divided into seven primarily Burman ethnic divisions (tain) of Ayeyarwady (Irrawaddy), Bago (Pegu), Magway, Mandalay, Yangon (Rangoon), Sagaing, and Tanintharyi (Tenassarim) and seven ethnic states (pyi nay): Chin State, Kachin State, Kayin (Karen) State, Kayah (Karenni) State, Mon State, Rakhine (Arakan) State, and Shan State.
The company's "The Exotics" division features AmaPura(2014) on the Ayeyarwady River in Myanmar, AmaVida(2013) on the Douro River in Portugal, AmaLotus(2011) and AmaDara(2015) on the Mekong in Vietnam and Cambodia, and the Zambezi Queen(2009) on the Chobe in Botswana.
The World Banka s Board of Executive Directors today approved a US$100 million credit from the International Development Association (IDA) to improve the management and development of the Ayeyarwady River Basin and national water resources in Myanmar.
The banks are Myanma Economic Bank, Myanma Investment and Commercial Bank, Asia Green Development bank and Ayeyarwady Bank.
Overview Objectives : The adoption of new rice varieties and alternative crop management options can advance the rice harvest, provide options for post-rice crops and lead to greater diversification for small-holder farmers in the Ayeyarwady Delta.
Adventurers can enhance a voyage along Myanmar's Ayeyarwady River on luxury river cruiser Belmond Road to Mandalay with a night's stay at Belmond Governor's Residence , a luxurious colonial mansion in Yangon.
Research objectives are to characterise and improve the fisheries sector in the Ayeyarwady Delta and to assess the scope for fisheries development in the Central Dry Zone.
The company's AmaVoyages division has a fleet of six ships that includes AmaPura (2014) on the Ayeyarwady River in Myanmar, AmaVida (2013) on the Douro River in Portugal, AmaKatarina (rebuilt 2011) on the Volga in Russia, AmaLotus (2011) and AmaDara (2015) on the Mekong in Vietnam and Cambodia, and the Zambezi Queen (2009) on the Chobe in Botswana.