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Published by The Committee in [Bangkok] .

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Statementby the Secretariat, United Nations, Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East, Committee for Co-ordination of Investigations of the Lower Mekong Basin.
ContributionsCommittee for Coordination of Investigations of the Lower Mekong Basin.
LC ClassificationsTC513.M45 E26 1972
The Physical Object
Pagination8 p., [3] leaves of plates :
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Open LibraryOL3865331M
LC Control Number81186881

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It is also a transboundary river – rising from the glaciers of the Tibetan Plateau, in China, before tumbling down through Myanmar, Laos, Thailand and Cambodia and emptying into the South China Sea, in Vietnam. China is home to the world’s largest number of dams, largest amount of hydropower generation, largest irrigated area, largest hydropower project and largest water transfer project.

It remains increasingly active in hydropower investment both at home and abroad, in spite of the growing number of controversies and : Zha Daojiong.

Notwithstanding the global financial crisis, some observers project the Mekong region to grow rapidly: GDP growth rates for – range from 5–9% per annum (IMF ). The region is, however, constrained by a number of higher level by:   The Mekong Project / Le projet Mékong.

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Lebel, L., P. Garden, and M. Imamura. The politics of scale, position, and place in the governance of water resources in the Mekong region. Ecology and Society Cited by:   On August 2,Center for Social Development Studies co-organized a panel discussion on “The Mekong Drought: Impact and Solutions".

The discussion is organized as part of the 8th Chula ASEAN Week and 5th Parliementaty ASEAN Community Forum. The discussion explored how the Lancang-Mekong ba. The revival of plans to build a series of dams on the Mekong River's mainstream in Laos and Cambodia presents a serious threat to the river's ecology and puts at risk the wellbeing of millions of people dependent on the river for food, income, transportation and a multitude of other needs.

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Usually at this time the Mekong River is beginning to swell with the rain waters of the Southwest monsoon. Yet, this year water levels are as if it were a drought in the dry season. This has seriously affected farmers, with their planted rice and other crops withering in parched soil.

It has also impacted fishers dependent on the river’s ecology. The Mekong River, and its associated basin, are the mainstay of the region’s rice and fish economy, as well as providing water for domestic, municipal and industrial use.

Approximately km in length and originating high in the Tibetan plateau, it passes through six countries: China, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam. It is the seventh longest river in Asia and the 12th.

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The Mekong Mapping Project: Background and approach 1. Using our existing networks, we invited the 9 creative arts professionals1 shown below to work with us to gather survey responses from 20 people of their networks, and to participate in a workshop to discuss the findings and develop recommendations for.

A comprehensive description of the Mekong River basin and a critical account of the experience in planning for development of the water resources of the basin are provided.

It includes a concrete demonstration of how international thinking and action on water management evolved over the years following Over 4 decades, the prevailing notions of what are important factors in water planning Cited by:   The Mekong River passes through parts of Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam before emptying into the South China Sea.

The Voices for Mekong Forests (V4MF) Project is a European Union (EU) funded project. The overarching rationale of the project is that for forests to be sustainably managed, civil society actors must have the capacity to organize themselves to share information, strengthen their negotiating positions and effectively present their concerns and.

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The Mekong Basin is one of the world's. The Mekong Delta, aka “the rice bowl of Vietnam”, is home to 20 million people. It’s a verdant patchwork of paddies, rivers, lakes and wetlands where farmers nurse their crops, children lark. Witoon Permpongsachareon, director of Mekong Energy and Ecology Network, hopes that the socio-legal insights provided by the book will encourages activists in the region to better strategize their campaigns.

He advocates thinking outside the legal and technical arenas of legal action against dam developers and critiquing project EIAs. In line with the 23rd Mekong River Commission (MRC) council meeting, the Save the Mekong Coalition raises concerns over hydropower projects.

The Save the Mekong Coalition notes with serious concern the ongoing development of hydropower projects on the Mekong mainstream, despite unresolved issues over transboundary and cumulative impacts of projects already under construction .The current status of the Mekong River is assessed, with a focus on the downstream effects of the construction of dams and river dredging in China.

Special emphasis is placed on the manner in which politics and the concerns about the environment intersect as a result of the Mekong and its tributaries' status as transboundary rivers. Subjects include: (1) governance of the Mekong River; (2) Cited by:

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