Reports

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Climate Change Analysis in the Lower Mekong Basin: Review of Availability of Observed Meteorological Data

MRC Working Paper No.52

The purpose of this working paper is to build knowledge on the current status and gaps of meteorological data in the LMB for supporting climate change adaptation planning at different levels. The review also aims to help MRC identify additional data requirements from its Member Countries.

Published on: 1st Oct 2014
File size: 7 MB - Language: English
Topic(s): Climate Change

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SIMVA 2011: Social Impact Monitoring and Vulnerability Assesment 2011

MRC Technical Paper No.42

This paper presents detailed information of a baseline study of the social conditions and vulnerability that are linked to the changes of water related resources in the Lower Mekong corridor in 2011. The survey set out to obtain data and information on people’s dependency on water resources, their resilience and climate change associated vulnerability, among other things.

Published on: 31st Aug 2014
File size: 3.4 MB - Language: English
Topic(s): Climate Change, Environmental Health, People

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Annual Mekong Flood Report 2011

This report reviews 2011's flood conditions within the Lower Mekong Basin and particularly focuses on the lessons learnt from the extreme events of the year 2000. It makes a comparative assessment of the damage and losses during each of the two years, the flood management and mitigation initiatives adopted since 2000; supplementary flood risk management options; the roles and responsibilities in each of the MRC countries.

Published on: 1st Aug 2014
File size: 2.8 MB - Language: English
Topic(s): Flood & Drought

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Annual Mekong Flood Report 2012

This report looks at flash floods in particular their relation with tributary and mainstream floods. It makes a comparison between these and riverine floods and discusses their impacts on their incidence and severity, such as land use changes and climate change.

Published on: 1st Aug 2014
File size: 3.8 MB - Language: English
Topic(s): Flood & Drought

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Annual Mekong Flood Report 2013

This report highlights the regional incidence of typhoons and tropical storms as well as their role in the flood hydrology of the Lower Mekong Basin. It also presents an overview of the flood season over the year and a summary of the national flood reports from the four MRC countries.

Published on: 1st Aug 2014
File size: 6.2 MB - Language: English
Topic(s): Flood & Drought

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Crop production for food security and rural poverty; Baseline and pilot modeling

This document gives an overview of current crop systems with a focus on five crops (rain-fed rice, irrigated rice, maize, cassava, and soy bean), their potentials, and implication to rural poverty and climate change. The overall objective of the study is to facilitate the long-term planning and policy- making in the crop production sector towards a food secured and poverty-alleviated future for the Lower Mekong Basin under climate change.

Published on: 30th Jun 2014
File size: 3.3 MB - Language: English
Topic(s): Agriculture & Irrigation, Climate Change

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Irrigation for Food Security, Poverty Alleviation and Rural Development in the LMB

This is a sector review report focusing on the food security and poverty implications of (1) the current irrigation sector and (2) planned irrigation developments with (3) discussions on how to irrigate the remaining rain-fed areas. This publication aims to provoke interests among development communities and policy makers in the sector’s importance as well as needs for further efforts in both engineering and interdisciplinary arenas to be an effective tool for poverty reduction.

Published on: 30th Jun 2014
File size: 5.4 MB - Language: English
Topic(s): Agriculture & Irrigation

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Technical capacity review of the irrigation sector

This report provides an overview of the irrigation sector in each country in terms of (1) the environment and capacity state of engineers and engineering communities, (2) technical protocols in planning, design, construction management, operations and maintenance, (3) training and capacity building activities, and (4) research and development. The document reveals the state of technical capacity in each country and suggest priority actions towards its improvement through an investigation of conditions related to more than 16 technical targets and 80 milestones.

Published on: 30th Jun 2014
File size: 8.1 MB - Language: English
Topic(s): Agriculture & Irrigation, Environmental Health

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SYMPOSIUM REPORT

1st Rhine-Mekong Symposium: Climate Change and its Influence on Water and Related Sectors

This paper reports on key discussions and results of the 1st Rhine-Mekong Symposium, held on 8-9 May 2014 in Koblenz, Germany. The participants recognise the common challenges and differences as well as the potential for further cooperation.

Published on: 8th May 2014
File size: 6.2 MB - Language: English
Topic(s): Climate Change

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Report on the 2011 Biomonitoring Survey of the Lower Mekong River and selected tributaries

MRC Technical Paper No.43

This report describes the biomonitoring survey conducted in 2011 in the Lower Mekong Basin which contributes to the evaluation of the overall ecological health of the river.

Published on: 30th Apr 2014
File size: 1.6 MB - Language: English
Topic(s): Environmental Health

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