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IMG 1168   8th February 2018 , Office of the Secretariat in Vientiane

Photo Exhibition of the Mekong River Increases Awareness of Water Cooperation

The exhibition of winning images of the Mekong River Commission’s (MRC) first photo contest, concluded on 31 January 2018, helped increase awareness of the Mekong’s water resources and the necessity for regional cooperation for better management of the river basin.
the MRC exhibition 2017 banner   26th December 2017 , Office of the Secretariat in Vientiane

Winning Photos Capture Amazing Diversity of the Mekong River

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003 fishing nets   19th May 2017 , Songkhla Lake Thailand

Photo Story on Video Exchange Initiative

Video Exchange Inspires Actions for Healthy Lakes[https://mrcmekong.exposure.co/video-exchange-inspires-actions-for-healthy-lakes] by The Mekong River Commission[https://mrcmekong.exposure.co/] on Exposure[https://exposure.co]
teaser-banking-on-the-seasons.jpg   20th January 2015 to 31st January 2015 , Prey Veng , Cambodia

Banking on the seasons

Smallholder farmers in rural Cambodia tread a fine balance between self-sufficiency and mounting debt, a balance that could be tipped by climate change. 
rising-sea.jpg   10th October 2011 to 10th October 2011 , Kieng Giang, Viet Nam

Living on the edge of the rising sea

With half of their land now swallowed up by the ocean, some poor families are trying their best to survive against the continuing seawater intrusion in Viet Nam’s Mekong Delta, but their struggle is far from over.
Khempheng   8th March 2011 to 17th March 2011 , Vientiane, Lao PDR

A woman’s long and tough journey

Madame Khempheng Pholsena’s work space, located at the Prime Minister’s Office complex in Vientiane, is hardly reminiscent of her early days, as she recalls her time in a cave in Huaphan Province during the war time for independence.
wetland-Sai-ngern.jpg   1st February 2011 , Vientiane, Lao PDR

A life less ordinary

If he worked in a corporate world, Sai-ngern Inthawong, 63, could have described himself as a ‘self-starter’ for what he has accomplished in a wetland located on the eastern edge of Vientiane Capital.