Publications related to Agriculture & Irrigation

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Irrigation database improvement for the Lower Mekong Basin: MRC technical report

This report provides details on how the irrigation database was designed, including on how the data sources, approaches and methods of analysis and processing, and metadata were gathered and processed. It reviews the current situation of irrigation in the LMB as well as recommendations for further database improvement. The irrigation database attached to this report is archived in MRC Data and Information Services Portal at http://portal.mrcmekong.org/index

Published on: 11 Jan 2019
File size: 8.3 MB - Language: English
Topic(s): Agriculture & Irrigation

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THE COUNCIL STUDY

The Study on the Sustainable Development and Management of the Mekong River Basin, including Impacts by Mainstream Hydropower Projects

The ‘Council Study’ was conducted by the MRC from 2012 to 2017. It aims to provide an objective scientific assessment of the environmental, social and economic costs and benefits of existing and planned water resource developments in the Lower Mekong Basin to inform decision makers. The study results will be integrated into the MRC knowledge base to enhance the Basin Development Planning process. It helps promote capacity and ensure technology transfer to the Member Countries.

Published on: 19 Feb 2018
File size: 224 KB - Language: English
Topic(s): Agriculture & Irrigation, Basin Planning, Climate Change, Environmental Health, Fisheries, Flood & Drought, River Transport, Sustainable Hydropower

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List of Initiative Sustainable Hydropower study reports and documents

The list provides a good overview of the most updated study reports and documents from the MRC on initiative sustainable hydropower.

Published on: 16 Nov 2017
File size: 1.2 MB - Language: English
Topic(s): Agriculture & Irrigation, Basin Planning, Climate Change, Environmental Health, Fisheries, Flood & Drought, People, PNPCA Prior Consultation, River Transport, Sustainable Hydropower

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COUNCIL STUDY Study on Sustainable Management and Development of the Mekong River

Progress Brief, August 2017

“A comprehensive state-of-the-art, integrated and cross-sectoral study on sustainable management and development of the Mekong River; for the environment, people, and economy.”

Published on: 31 Jul 2017
File size: 3.8 MB - Language: English
Topic(s): Agriculture & Irrigation, Basin Planning, Climate Change, Environmental Health, Fisheries, Flood & Drought, People, Sustainable Hydropower

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Basin Development Strategy 2016-2020

MRC Strategic Plan, together with the four National Indicative Plans of MRC
Member Countries, represents a collective MRC response to address the strategic priorities and actions set forth in the updated IWRM-based Mekong Basin Development Strategy (BDS), and the institutional recommendations in the Roadmap for Decentralisation.

Published on: 05 Apr 2016
File size: 2.8 MB - Language: English
Topic(s): Agriculture & Irrigation, Basin Planning, Climate Change, Environmental Health, Fisheries, Flood & Drought, People, River Transport, Sustainable Hydropower

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Strategic Plan 2016-2020

This Strategic Plan sets out how for the period 2016-2020 the MRC will deliver the role established by the 1995 Mekong Agreement: to promote and coordinate sustainable development and management of the Mekong’s water and related natural resources.

Published on: 05 Apr 2016
File size: 5 MB - Language: English
Topic(s): Agriculture & Irrigation, Basin Planning, Climate Change, Environmental Health, Fisheries, Flood & Drought, People, River Transport, Sustainable Hydropower

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20 Years of Cooperation

The year 2015 marks the 20th anniversary of the Mekong Agreement on Cooperation for the Sustainable Development of the Mekong River Basin. Signed in Chiang Rai on April 5, 1995, the agreement between Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand and Viet Nam...

Published on: 13 Jan 2016
File size: 6.4 MB - Language: English
Topic(s): Agriculture & Irrigation, Basin Planning, Climate Change, Environmental Health, Fisheries, Flood & Drought, People, River Transport, Sustainable Hydropower

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Annual Report 2014


Published on: 31 Mar 2015
File size: 3.8 MB - Language: English
Topic(s): Agriculture & Irrigation, People, Basin Planning, Sustainable Hydropower, River Transport, Environmental Health, Fisheries, Flood & Drought, Climate Change

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MRC Annual Report 2012


Published on: 23 Feb 2015
File size: 5.5 MB - Language: English
Topic(s): Climate Change, Flood & Drought, Fisheries, Environmental Health, River Transport, Sustainable Hydropower, Basin Planning, Agriculture & Irrigation, People

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MRC International Conference Publication

Cooperation for Water, Energy, and Food Security in Transboundary Basins under Changing Climate

The aim of this report is to present the main contributions from the participants of the Mekong River Commission’s (MRC) international conference entitled: Cooperation for Water, Energy and Food Security in Transboundary Basins under Changing Climate, held in Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam from 2–3 April, 2014.

Published on: 03 Sep 2014
File size: 4.7 MB - Language: English
Topic(s): Climate Change, Flood & Drought, Fisheries, Environmental Health, River Transport, Sustainable Hydropower, Basin Planning, Agriculture & Irrigation, People

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

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Collaboration in the agriculture and irrigation subsectors towards the development and food security in the Lower Mekong Basin

Mekong River Commission, Vientiane, 13-14 November, 2012

Published on: 14 Nov 2012
File size: 463 KB - Language: English
Topic(s): Agriculture & Irrigation

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Multi-functionality of Paddy Fields Over the Lower Mekong Basin

MRC Technical Paper No.26

This paper describes the multifunctional roles of paddy fields in the LMB region which analysed in selected areas in Viet Nam and Thailand. In Viet Nam, the study focused on the Mekong Delta region whereas in Thailand it focused on the Northeastern region of the country.

Published on: 01 Feb 2010
File size: 19 MB - Language: English
Topic(s): Agriculture & Irrigation

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State of the Basin Report 2010 (Summary, English)

Summary Report (English)

A summary report of the MRC’s State of the Basin Report 2010

Published on: 01 Jan 2010
File size: 2 MB - Language: English
Topic(s): Climate Change, Flood & Drought, Fisheries, Environmental Health, River Transport, Basin Planning, Agriculture & Irrigation, Sustainable Hydropower, People

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State of the Basin Report 2010 (Summary, Khmer)

Summary Report (Khmer)

A summary report of the MRC’s State of the Basin Report 2010 in Khmer language

Published on: 01 Jan 2010
File size: 2.6 MB - Language: English
Topic(s): Climate Change, Flood & Drought, Fisheries, Environmental Health, River Transport, Sustainable Hydropower, Basin Planning, Agriculture & Irrigation, People

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State of the Basin Report 2010 (Summary, Lao)

Summary Report (Lao)

A summary report of the MRC’s State of the Basin Report 2010

Published on: 01 Jan 2010
File size: 2.2 MB - Language: English
Topic(s): Agriculture & Irrigation, Climate Change, Flood & Drought, Fisheries, Environmental Health, River Transport, Sustainable Hydropower, Basin Planning, People

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