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What's New

MRC Starting date for Sanakham dam picked cover

Starting date for Sanakham dam picked, giving prior consultation more flexibility

A Joint Committee Working Group (JCWG) of the Mekong River Commission yesterday agreed on a starting date of a six-month prior consultation process for the Sanakham dam that Lao PDR had proposed to build on the Mekong mainstream. Picking July 30 as the ki

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Laos urged to better assess impacts, provide effective mitigation measures, as Luang Prabang dam moves forwards

Cambodia, Thailand and Vietnam requested Laos to conduct rigorous transboundary impact assessments and enhance proposed measures to mitigate potential adverse impacts

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Flood and drought remain key challenges for the Mekong: Report

Extreme low flows and extensive flooding of different communities along the Mekong River in 2019 and an increasing number of droughts that have occurred in many parts of the region in recent years are among the signs that the Mekong region is facing incre

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New strategy to address Mekong wide challenges near finishing line

A draft Mekong basin development strategy to respond to critical environmental and social pressures from ongoing and planned developments and climate change in the Mekong River Basin has now received a greenlight from a governance body of the Mekong River

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Events

Consultations

Sanakham Hydropower Project

The Sanakham hydropower project is proposed on the Mekong mainstream between Xayaburi and Vientiane provinces of Lao PDR. It is the sixth proposed project and the fifth in the cascade of run-of-river projects on the mainstream from upstream to downstream

Featured Multimedia and Interactive Reports

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MRC Annual Report 2019

Interactive Report: The Annual Report provides key MRC achievements including a summarized financial report.

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Snapshot of the State of the Basin Report 2018

Interactive Report: To better understand the current state and achieve our shared vision for the river basin

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Snapshot of the MRC Council Study findings and recommendations

Interactive Report: How can we stimulate strong economic growth without compromising environmental sustainability and leaving anyone behind?

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Introduction to the MRC

Video: Length: 4:50 mins, English
The Mekong River Commission (MRC) is the only inter-governmental organisation that works directly with the governments of ....