Publications related to Sustainable Hydropower

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How the Mekong River Commission Benefits Lao PDR: A Personal Reflection

A former Mekong River Commission (MRC) Secretariat staff, Mr Voradeth Phonekeo, shares his thought on how Lao PDR has benefited from the MRC in terms of policy and strategy development, information sharing, and increased cooperation in the region. This reflection is part of a series of personal reflections, initiated by the MRC Secretariat, on commitments of the MRC member countries – Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand and Viet Nam – to the MRC and the benefits of the MRC to the countries.

Published on: 27 Sep 2018
File size: 112 KB - Language: English
Topic(s): Sustainable Hydropower

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Mekong Learning from Rhone: An Exchange Visit Report

This Rhone Exchange Visit report provides an overview of what the Mekong River Commission body has learned from the Compagnie National du Rhône (CNR) regarding various approaches in managing and operating multi-purpose dams. Key lessons learned are highlighted with some comparative perspectives between the Mekong River and the Rhone provided too.

Published on: 06 Jul 2018
File size: 8.4 MB - Language: English
Topic(s): Sustainable Hydropower

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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

“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: 05 Oct 2017
File size: 3.6 MB - Language: English
Topic(s): Fisheries, Flood & Drought, People, Sustainable Hydropower

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การดำเนินการร่วมกัน เพื่อหาทางออกร่วมกัน

ภายใต้ การเจรจาข้ามพรมแดน โครงการบริหารจัดการทรัพยากรนํ้าของ แม่นํ้าโขงแบบบูรณาการ

โบรชัวร์นี้อธิบายภาพรวมของโครงการทวิภาคีทั้งห้าโครงการของประเทศสมาชิกของคณะกรรมาธิการแม่น้ำโขง โครงการดังกล่าวมุ่งเน้นความร่วมมือในการบริหารจัดการทรัพยากรน้ำข้ามพรมแดนร่วมกันผ่านการเจรจาระหว่างประเทศสมาชิก โครงการเหล่านี้เป็นส่วนหนึ่งของโครงการบริหารจัดการทรัพยากรน้ำแบบบูรณาการของแม่น้ำโขง ที่ส่งเสริมการวางแผนและการจัดการทรัพยากรร่วมกันในภูมิภาคลุ่มแม่น้ำโขงตอนล่าง

Published on: 07 Sep 2017
File size: 9.4 MB - Language: Thai
Topic(s): Sustainable Hydropower, Flood & Drought, Fisheries

MEKONG SEKONG issue paper Final 7 Sep 17 for web 1

Transboundary Fisheries Management Issues in the Mekong and Sekong Rivers of Cambodia and Lao PDR

This technical report describes priority issues for fisheries management in the Mekong and Sekong Rivers along the borders of Cambodia and Lao PDR. It cites exploitative fishing practices, habitat degradation, and lack of fisheries data and their sharing between two countries’ affected provinces as some of the key issues identified. This is a joint paper produced by the two countries under the Mekong Integrated Water Resources Management Project.

Published on: 07 Sep 2017
File size: 2.9 MB - Language: English
Topic(s): Sustainable Hydropower, Climate Change, Fisheries

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Transboundary Water Resources Management Issues in the Sesan and Srepok River Basins of Cambodia and Viet Nam

This technical report describes priority issues for the management of water resources in the Sesan and Srepok River Basins along the borders of Cambodia and Viet Nam. Among key issues identified are insufficient monitoring and assessment of water flow, lack of flood forecasting and warning mechanisms, and limited mitigation measures to address the impacts of hydro-infrastructural development. This is a joint paper produced by the two countries under the Mekong Integrated Water Resources Management Project.

Published on: 07 Sep 2017
File size: 4.6 MB - Language: English
Topic(s): Flood & Drought, Sustainable Hydropower

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Transboundary Dialogue

Mekong Integrated Water Resources Management Project

This brochure describes an overview of the five bilateral projects of the four Mekong countries that addresses cross-border water resources management issues through transboundary dialogue and cooperation. These projects are part of the Mekong Integrated Water Resources Management Project that promotes more coordinated planning and management of shared resources in the region within each territory, between the countries and across the Lower Mekong Basin.

Published on: 08 Aug 2017
File size: 6.3 MB - Language: English
Topic(s): Climate Change, Fisheries, Flood & Drought, PNPCA Prior Consultation, 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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Study on Sustainable Management and Development of the Mekong River Progress Brief 1 June 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: 01 Jun 2017
File size: 3.7 MB - Language: English
Topic(s): 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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Development of Guidelines for Hydropower Environmental Impact Mitigation and Risk Management in the Lower Mekong Mainstream and Tributaries

1st Interim Report - Final: Vol.1

Hydropower Risks and Impact Mitigation Guidelines and Recommendations – Version 1.0

Published on: 31 Dec 2015
File size: 3.7 MB - Language: English
Topic(s): Sustainable Hydropower

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Development of Guidelines for Hydropower Environmental Impact Mitigation and Risk Management in the Lower Mekong Mainstream and Tributaries

1st Interim Report - Final: Vol.2 – Version 1.0

Hydropower Risks and Impact Mitigation MANUAL –Key Hydropower Risks, Impacts and Vulnerabilities and General Mitigation Options for Lower Mekong

Published on: 31 Dec 2015
File size: 11 MB - Language: English
Topic(s): Sustainable Hydropower

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Development of Guidelines for Hydropower Environmental Impact Mitigation and Risk Management in the Lower Mekong Mainstream and Tributaries

1st Interim Report – Final: Vol.3 – Case Study

Objectives, Scope, Methodology and Modelling

Published on: 31 Dec 2015
File size: 2.7 MB - Language: English
Topic(s): Sustainable Hydropower

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Guidelines for the evaluation of Hydropower and Multi-purpose project portfolios

Final


Published on: 02 Nov 2015
File size: 1.5 MB - Language: English
Topic(s): Sustainable Hydropower

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