Report on Experiences and Opportunities for Coordinated Operating Rules and Cooperation Arrangements on Dam Operations
(i.e. This Annual Mekong Flood Report 2015 discusses lessons learned
The report highlights beneficial opportunities for coordinated water
infrastructure operation mechanisms across the cooperation continuum – from coordination (information sharing) through collaboration (adaptation of operations) to joint action
(mutually advantageous planning, design and operations). It provides recommended actions and a forward plan to develop: “Coordinated water infrastructure operation mechanisms for multiple benefits, including gender and vulnerability-sensitive disaster mitigation and management”, as set out in the MRC Strategic Plan 2021–2025.
Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.b19 | Published on: 27 Feb 2023 | Language: English
Fish-friendly irrigation: Guidelines to prioritising fish passage
The ‘Guidelines to Prioritising Fish Passage Barriers’ provides a concise method to identify the highest priority barriers for installing fishways on irrigation facilities in a selected catchment. The method is based on physical, biological and socio-economic considerations, and uses remote sensing tools and analysis to assess and rank large numbers of barriers.
Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajuto4 | Published on: 22 Feb 2023 | Language: English
Fish-friendly irrigation: Fishway inspection manual
The Fishway Inspection Manual focuses on assessing design and requirements for maintenance of fishway as a complementary document of the Fishway Guidelines for Irrigation Facilities. The Manual is intended to be used for practitioners on-site with the Fishway Guidelines.
Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajuton | Published on: 22 Feb 2023 | Language: English
Fish-friendly irrigation: Fishway monitoring manual
The Fishway Monitoring Manual focuses on assessing fish migration with method of fishway monitoring as a complementary document of the Fishway Guidelines for Irrigation Facilities. The Manual is intended to be used for practitioners on-site with the Fishway Guidelines.
Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajutoi | Published on: 22 Feb 2023 | Language: English
Handbook on Mainstreaming Gender into the Mekong River Commission’s Core Functions and Activities: A Guidebook for a Gender-Responsive and Resilient Lower Mekong River Basin
The Handbook for Gender Mainstreaming into the MRC Core Functions and Activities offers a supporting tool – or a guiding note – to assist the MRC to effectively integrate a gender perspective into all aspects of its work, from the development, update and application of strategic tools, procedures, normative guidelines, studies, and organizational strengthening to designing and advocating for joint actions. It also provides a working aid to integrate gender perspectives during the course of the BDS 2021–2030 and SP 2021-2025 implementation, and beyond
Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajutqn | Published on: 30 Dec 2022 | Language: English
Hydropower Mitigation Guidelines (Volume 3)
This is the third and last volume of the MRC’s Hydropower Mitigation Guidelines. This third volume discusses how promising mitigation options have been modelled and analysed for all mainstream dams.
Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajg0o6 | Published on: 28 Sept 2020 | Language: English
Technical Review Report on Prior Consultation for the Luang Prabang Hydropower Project
The report was prepared to support the prior consultation process for the proposed Luang Prabang hydropower project. It provides a scientific review of the documentation submitted to the MRC by the Lao National Mekong Committee, covering hydrology and hydraulics, sediment and geomorphology, water quality and aquatic ecology, fish passage and fisheries, navigation, dam safety, and socio-economic aspects.
Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajg3u2 | Published on: 14 Jul 2020 | Language: English
Understanding the1995 Mekong Agreement and the Five MRC Procedures: A Handbook
This Handbook provides a perspective on how the 1995 Mekong Agreement and the five MRC’s Procedures supports sustainable outcomes to development and realise the positive benefits of cooperation.
Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajg3u8 | Published on: 25 May 2020 | Language: English
An inception report on piloting a Joint Environmental Monitoring Programme on two Mekong Mainstream Dams ‘Don Sahong Hydropower Project and Xayaburi Hydropower Project’
The inception report explains how and why the piloting on the two Mekong mainstream dams (Xayaburi and Don Sahong) is being conducted. It details the types of monitoring to collect data around five disciplines: hydrology and hydraulics, sediment, water quality, aquatic ecology, and fish and fisheries.
Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajg3ub | Published on: 20 May 2020 | Language: English
Interactive report for the Council Study: Findings and Recommendations
This snapshot ้highlights key findings and recommendations of the Council Study, including on potential benefits and impacts of water resource developments in different sectors, and underlines needs and opportunities in the Lower Mekong River Basin (LMB).
Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajg58l | Published on: 23 Sept 2019 | Language: English