This Story describes the Basin Development Plan (BDP) within the context of the history of the lower Mekong region and the history of river basin planning and development. An understanding of the past and the wider context will assist with the determination of future directions for the BDP.
Th report documents and reviews the performance of the Basin Development Plan Programme under its Phase 2 programme (BDP2) during 5 years of activities between 2007 and 2011.
This report details baseline conditions and determines priority areas to improve the transport of dangerous goods in each of the MRC Member Countries, in relation to ports/terminals, vessels, waterways, legal framework and environment.
Carriage, Handling and Storage of Dangerous Goods along the Mekong River: Recommendations (Volume II)
The report provides strategic recommendations for improving the transport of dangerous goods along the Mekong River.
This report is a synthesis of the discussions by experts from around the world over how to address the transboundary dimension of water, energy and food interconnection as well as the challenges rapid human-made development and environmental changes pose to the sustainable management of river basins.
The Impact and Management of Floods and Droughts in the Lower Mekong River Basin and the Implications of Possible Climate Change
Working Paper 2011-2015
The report provides an overview on economic cost of floods and drought in the Lower Mekong River Basin and the implications of climate change.
The Planning Atlas covers a wide range of land and water related information of the Mekong River Basin and explores the different themes a to consider how each might influence the choices that the MRC makes to promote and coordinate sustainable management and development of the Mekong River Basin.
The report covers impact assessment of the riparian countries’ water resources development plans, including mainstream dams and diversions. It was prepared under the Phased 2 of the Basin Development Plan Programme.
The note provides a summary of the two leading reports on this subject that aim to assist the Member Countries in addressing transboundary flood and related issued through enhanced cooperation.
The RSAT assists the Member Countries to identify development strategies, institutional responses and management measures to optimise the benefits of hydropower development and reduce the risks.
The report provides a detailed review of the hydrological aspects of the flood season, which in 2009 was significantly below average in terms of peak discharges and overall flood volumes.