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Germany supplies equipment for dam impacts monitoring v2   15 September 2020 , Vientiane, Lao PDR

Germany supplies scientific equipment to MRC to monitor dam impacts

Vientiane, Lao PDR, 15 September 2020 – The government of Germany today provided equipment for the Mekong River Commission (MRC) to monitor transboundary environmental impacts from two mainstream dams on the Lower Mekong River.
Cover v24   11 September 2020 , Vientiane, Lao PDR

MRC Secretariat, International Office for Water partner for better water and information management

Vientiane, Lao PDR, 10 September 2020 — Regional and national information management systems improvement, and exchanges of knowledge and staff are among the key areas to benefit from a new partnership between the Mekong River Commission (MRC) Secretariat and International Office for Water (OIEau). 
FB MRC cooperation for flood drought   31 August 2020 , Vientiane, Lao PDR

Facebook joins with Mekong River Commission to raise awareness about flood and drought in the Mekong

Vientiane, Lao PDR/Hanoi, Viet Nam, 31 August 2020 – Facebook and the Mekong River Commission (MRC) Secretariat today launched a collaboration initiative to provide early flood alert and drought monitoring information to riparian communities and governments in the Lower Mekong region.

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website banner 5 6 Feb 2020 inside v2   09 January 2020 , Luang Prabang, Lao PDR

The 9th MRC Regional Stakeholder Forum

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Cover v16   25 October 2019 , Vientiane, Lao PDR

Cambodia, Thailand continue their project on flood and drought management

Vientiane, Lao PDR, 24 October 2019 – Cambodia and Thailand have launched a second phase of their joint project on transboundary cooperation for flood and drought management for the Tonle Sap sub-basin (9C/9T) to continue building a better understanding and management of water resources and addressing economic and social development challenges in the two countries. 
Hame page banner The 8th Regional Stakeholder Forum 01 v3   04 October 2019 , Vientiane, Lao PDR

The 8th MRC Regional Stakeholder Forum

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Overivew of the Mekong River in Luang Prabang area cover   11 May 2020 , Vientiane, Lao PDR

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 of the Lower Mekong River. 
Mekong river Xayaburi   30 September 2019 , Vientiane, Lao PDR

Luang Prabang Hydropower Project

The Luang Prabang hydropower project is proposed on the Mekong mainstream in the Houygno village of Luang Prabang province, about 25 km from Luang Prabang town or approximately 2,036 km from the Mekong Delta in Viet Nam. It is situated between the two previously consulted Mekong mainstream projects: the upstream Pak Beng and the downstream Xayaburi projects. 
Mekong Pak Beng   29 August 2018 , Vientiane Lao PDR

Pak Lay Hydropower Project

The Pak Lay hydropower project is proposed on the Mekong mainstream in Pak Lay district, Xayaburi province, in north-western Lao PDR. The proposed project sits downstream of the currently under-construction Xayaburi hydropower station and is 241 kilometers upstream of Vientiane, the capital city of Lao PDR.