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  • Labor migration in the Greater Mekong Sub-region, synthesis report, phase I N...

    Migration has been occurring in the GMS for centuries, largely in an informal and unregulated fashion. The GMS Labor Migration program, launched in June 2005 by the World Bank,...

  • Fisheries and livelihoods in the Lower Mekong Basin: benefits and challenges ...

    Highlights the benefits and challenges of community-based participatory research. The presentation focuses on community fisheries and the role of fishing in the lives of many...

  • Legal preparedness for responding to disasters and communicable disease emerg...

    Report by the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies into legal issues in disaster preparedness for Laos. Research methods included analysis of...

  • Facilitating safe labor migration in the Greater Mekong Subregion, issues, ch...

    This report highlights issues on labor migration in the GMS and offers recommendations toward increasing social protection for migrants, strengthening capacity and legal...

  • Transboundary water conflicts, a case study: Yali hydropower dam construction...

    A report about the challenges in assessing environmental impacts of large dams along international rivers, using the case study of the Yali dam. The author argues that the...

  • China’s filthiest export

    An article about China’s ‘export’ of pollution and environmental degradation. The authors discuss air and water pollution and deforestation caused by China and the impact of...

  • China in the Mekong: building dams for whose benefit?

    This policy brief discusses the controversies of Chinese investment in hydropower in the Mekong. It calls for action by governments and Chinese hydropower companies to ensure...

  • First IWRM assessment report for the four case basins: Glomma, Tagus, Sesan a...

    This report assesses to what extent Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM) principles have been followed in the four STRIVER case basins- Glomma, Sesan, Tagus, and...

  • The Don Sahong Hydropower Project

    A briefing sheet on the Don Sahong Hydropower Project. The authors describe the project, then argue that the dam will adversely affect migratory fish species, irrawaddy...

  • Hydro-power and hydro-hegemony: China’s prolific dam building

    An article outlining the history of hydro-power in China its pursuit of hydro-hegemony. The article describes the Three Gorges Dam and the Lancang cascade projects as well as...

  • Evaluation of the EIA for the proposed Upper Mekong Navigation Improvement Pr...

    Prepared at the request of the Mekong River Commission, this report evaluates the environmental impact assessment (EIA) for the Upper Mekong River Navigation Channel...

  • UNECE Water Convention: Support to management of transboundary waters

    A presentation on the UNECE Water Convention and support to parties to manage transboundary waters. The presenter outlines obligations of parties, examples from various regions,...

  • Water grabbing in the Mekong basin

    This paper uses a political ecology approach to examine how state and private actors in Thailand and Laos mobilise power to control the benefits from hydropower while the social...

  • Aligning climate and development agendas in the Mekong region, options for re...

    A report about regional cooperation on climate change. Using Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos as an example, this paper highlights opportunities and strategies for regional...

  • Duties of notification, prior consultation, and assessment arising from inter...

    This legal briefing note, the first of a series on the Xayaburi dam project, aims to promote discussion among Mekong Legal Network members about potential legal strategies to...

  • Mekong dams in the drama of development

    An article analysing the ‘drama’ of development that plays out in the justifications for hydroelectric and irrigation schemes. The author uses the examples of the Nam Theun 2...

  • Water diplomacy in the Lancang-Mekong river basin: Prospects and challenges

    This paper examines the prospects and challenges for achieving sustainable and equitable development of the Lancang-Mekong river basin. The author analyses key cooperative...

  • Water and climate change in the Lower Mekong Basin: Diagnosis and recommendat...

    This report presents the findings from a research project that looked at the interconnections between water and climate change in the lower basin of the Mekong River in...

  • Case study, Thailand: Pak Mun Dam and Mekong/Mun river basins (executive summ...

    An executive summary of a case study of the Pak Mun Hydropower project, a run-of-the-river dam in the Northeast of Thailand. The report is primarily based on secondary sources...

  • Mekong region water resources decision-making, national policy and legal fram...

    A policy brief outlining water resources decision-making and national policy and legal frameworks against the strategic priorities of the World Commission on Dams. Chapter...

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