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Story on the XBH NK project closing 1   18th June 2018 , Vientiane, Lao PDR

Lao-Thai wetland management project ends with new community-based management plans

Sakon Nakhon, Thailand, 11 June 2018 – Government officials and community representatives from Laos’ Xe Bang Hieng and Thailand’s Nam Kam river basins cerebrated today the conclusion of a five-year bilateral wetland management project, which has improved community-based management practices in targeted wetlands.
Lao PDR Submits Notificatio Pak Lay Hydropower Project2   14th June 2018 , Vientiane, Lao PDR

Lao PDR Submits Notification on the Pak Lay Hydropower Project to MRC for Prior Consultation

*Vientiane, Lao PDR, 14 June 2018* – The Mekong River Commission Secretariat has received an official notification from the Lao Government that it will undertake the formal process of prior consultation on its Pak Lay hydropower project in the Pak Lay area in the Lao PDR’s northern province of Xayaburi. The run-of-river dam will operate continuously year-round and produce 770 megawatts of electricity.
IMG 8398 2   1st June 2018 , Vientiane, Lao PDR

Media Release: MRC Marks Tree Day with Planting Ceremony to Promote Environmental Sustainability

*Vientiane, Lao PDR, 1 June 2018* – To celebrate today’s Lao National Tree Planting Day and 5th June World Environment Day, Head of the Mekong River Commission Secretariat and staffers, joined by Deputy Governor of Vientiane’s Sikhottabong District, planted 24 trees along the Mekong River bank in front of the MRC Secretariat.

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mrc 11th June 2018 to 15th June 2018

Weekly Upcoming Events: 11 - 15 June 2018

*Environmental Management Division (ED)*
mrc 8th June 2018 , Siem Reap, Cambodia

Training and Final Workshop on PEER Project 3-100: Building Mekong Genetic Biodiversity Network

The Mekong River Commission Secretariat (MRCS) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) are co-organising a training and final workshop of the PEER (Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research) Project 3-100: Building Mekong Genetic Biodiversity Network on 12-14 June 2018 in Siem Reap, Cambodia.
mrc 4th June 2018 to 8th June 2018

Weekly Upcoming Events: 4 - 8 June 2018

*All Divisions of MRCS*

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JEP9869 edit   17th January 2017 , Vientiane, Lao PDR

Pak Beng hydropower project

The Pak Beng hydropower project is proposed on the Mekong mainstream in the northern territory of Lao PDR. The run-of-river project with capacity of 912 MW and the average annual generation of 4,775 GWh is expected to produce power for domestic supply and export. The dam is located between the Jinghong hydropower project in China and the Xayaburi hydropower project in Laos.
BDP-consultation2014.jpg   20th November 2014 to 22nd November 2014 , Siem Reap, Cambodia

4th Regional Forum on the Basin Development Strategy

*Moving towards optimal development of the Mekong River Basin*
mrc 20th November 2014 to 22nd November 2014 , Siem Reap, Cambodia

4th BDP Regional Forum on the Basin Development Strategy - Powerpoint Presentations