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Water resources-challenges and strategies for the management and use of water resources for the sustainable development of the Mekong river delta

A conference presentation by a MONRE representative in Can Tho 2017 on the following:

I. Patterns of Water Resource Use in the Mekong Delta

1.The needs of the entire Mekong River basin and the exploitation of water resources in upstream catchments. 2.Surface water flows in the Mekong Delta 3.Groundwater shortages in the Mekong Delta 4.Changes to where water is sources for the Mekong Delta

II. Challenges

  1. Problems related to natural variations in water flows as well as climate change.
  2. Problems caused by water exploitation for socio-economic development.
  3. Problems related to increased water withdrawals by upstream catchments

III. Strategies for the Management and Use of Water Resources in the Mekong Delta

  1. Context
  2. Major trends in the Mekong river basin.
  3. Future Strategies

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Field Value
Document type Conference/workshop proceedings and presentations
Language of document
  • Vietnamese
Short title (alternative/varying form of title) Challenges and strategies for the management and use of water resources in the Mekong delta
  • Ground water
  • Irrigation and water management
  • Water resources
  • Water rights
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Viet Nam
Copyright Unclear copyright
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Version / Edition 2017
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Author (corporate) Bộ Tài nguyên và Môi trường (MONRE)
Publication place Vietnam
Publisher Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE)
Publication date 2017
Pagination 26
Keywords water consumption,Mekong river
Date uploaded February 9, 2018, 09:52 (UTC)
Date modified February 14, 2018, 05:16 (UTC)