Communications work for bilateral projects for transboundary water cooperation was kicked off in Ho Chi Minh City in May 2015 with water experts and local stakeholders from four Mekong countries. The project teams discussed on target audiences and communication opportunities to promote transboundary dialogue, before heading to a field trip to Mekong Delta.
A multimedia team from the Mekong River Commission visits Thailand's Songkhla lake basin to capture stories that tell achievements of a bilateral project to exchange knowledge with Cambodia's Tonle Sap lake community on community-based lake management, such as fisheries conservation, climate change adaptation and community development. (24-25 May 2018)
In an effort to promote better management of the Tonle Sap and Songkhla lakes, representatives of the sister lakes met in Siem Reap on 13 February 2018 to finalize major reports documenting learning experiences and policy recommendations for addressing common issues of climate change, fisheries and women’s empowerment.
The Mekon Delta project team on 23 October 2017 observed water management situations such as irrigation schemes and water control infrastructures, including dykes, in Prey Veng bordering with Viet Nam. The field trip is part of the Mekong Delta transboundary water resources management project under the MRC’s Integrated Water Resources Management Project.
The Mekong Delta project team on 24 October 2017 visited the Bassac River to see bank erosion in Chrey Thom, which serves as the border between Cambodia and Viet Nam. This is part of bilateral efforts at the provincial level to build better water cooperation to improve the livelihoods of riverine communities.
The Mekong Delta project team on 26 October 2017 visited the MRC hydromet station in Tan Chau of Viet Nam's An Giang province. The station measures flow, water level, sedimentation and water quality. The field trip is part of the Mekong Delta transboundary water resources management project under the MRC’s Integrated Water Resources Management Project.