Management and Development Series
The MRC Secretariat publishes this Statement on the Prior Consultation Process for the Pak Lay Hydropower Project “unedited” as the approved version by the Mekong River Commission Joint Committee at its Special Session on the Prior Consultation Process for the Pak Lay Hydropower Project on 4 April 2019.
Joint Action Plan for the Implementation of the Statement on the Prior Consultation Process for the Pak Beng Hydropower Project
The Joint Action Plan provides mechanisms for ongoing feedback and data exchange and sharing of knowledge between Lao PDR and the MRC, with regard to the ongoing design, construction and operation of the Pak Beng Hydropower Project.
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.
Lee Trap Fishery Monitoring in Southern Laos Reveals Fishery Resources Degradation from 2008 to 2013
This management series report presents findings from the Lee Trap Fishery Monitoring Programme in southern Lao PDR between 2008 and 2013. It concludes that fishery resources in southern Lao PDR is degraded in some extent and calls for more research and deeper analysis.
Fact sheet of the international experiences on the formulation and implementation of transboundary climate change adaptation strategies
The fact sheet provides an overview of international experiences on the formulation and implementation of transboundary climate change adaptation strategies, including for the Amazon region, ASEAN, Danube River Basin, Neman River Basin, Nile Basin Initiative, and Rhine River Basin.
Mekong Development Series No.6
This report synthesizes much of the relevant research on inland fisheries in Lao PDR and aims to provide an introduction and overview which is accessible to general audiences.
Management Information Booklet Series No.4
This booklet provides a summary of the preliminary impact assessment of climate change and development on Mekong flow regimes and recommendations to improve the assessment of these impacts.
MRC Management Information Booklet Series No. 3
The booklet features practical tools used in Integrated Basin Flow Management (IBFM) to model, or forecast, the hydrological and hydraulic changes caused by these modifications.
Management Information Booklet Series No.1
The booklet provides a summary of existing regional and national knowledge on climate change, national responses to climate change, and an overview of stakeholders involved in supporting the Lower Mekong River Basin (LMB) Governments on climate change.
The summary provides an overview of the ecological health of the Mekong River. It is based on an evaluation of particular animals and plants that are recognised as being indicators of environmental health.
The report provides a summary of the MRC water quality monitoring data during the period from 2000-2006. The data are taken from 22 sampling sites in the mainstream of the Mekong River, from Northern Lao PDR to the Mekong Delta.