Reports

Basin-Wide Assessment of Climate Change Impacts on Hydropower Production

This assessment covers analysis of the impact of climate change on Hydropower Potential in the Lower Mekong River Basin (LMB). The study provides relevant indicators of change in potential hydropower generation for the LMB.

Download | Published on: 14 May 2019 | Language: English | Size: 2.8 MB

Statement on the Prior Consultation Process for the Pak Lay Hydropower Project in Lao PDR

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.

Download | Published on: 05 Apr 2019 | Language: English | Size: 709 KB

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.

Download | Published on: 05 Apr 2019 | Language: English | Size: 1.2 MB

Irrigation Database Improvement for the Lower Mekong River Basin
Technical Report No.1

This report provides details on how the irrigation database was designed and metadata were gathered and processed. It reviews the current situation of irrigation in the Lower Mekong River Basin (LMB) and provides recommendations for further database improvement.

Download | Published on: 11 Jan 2019 | Language: English | Size: 8.3 MB

Review of the Design Change Made for Xayaburi Hydropower Project: A Technical Reference Paper
Technical Paper No.65

This technical reference paper presents the review by the MRC Secretariat on the design change made for the Xayaburi hydropower project. It analyses how the revised design of the project addresses the recommendations of the Xayaburi Technical Review Report and concerns raised during the prior consultation process.

Download | Published on: 09 Jan 2019 | Language: English | Size: 2.5 MB

Social Impact Monitoring and Vulnerability Assessment (SIMVA) 2014
Technical Paper No.64

The SIMVA report is the largest socio-economic survey and study conducted along the Mekong mainstream and floodplain areas to understand the occurrence and impacts from floods, droughts and extreme weather, and identification of longer-term trends at community level.

Download | Published on: 18 Oct 2018 | Language: English | Size: 4.9 MB

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.

Download | Published on: 27 Sep 2018 | Language: English | Size: 112 KB

Lower Mekong Regional Water Quality Monitoring Report 2016

The report provides the status of water quality in the Mekong River in 2016, assesses water quality monitoring data monitored by the Water Quality Monitoring Network laboratories, and provides recommendations for future monitoring.

Download | Published on: 14 Jun 2018 | Language: English | Size: 1.5 MB

JICA and MRC’s Study on Data Collection Survey on the Basin Management and Environmental Conservation in Mekong River Basin: Inception Report

The report aims to understand the existing condition of forest preservation, clarify the issues on forest management and preservation, and propose effective countermeasures and recommendations for basin management in the Mekong River Basin.

Download | Published on: 06 Jun 2018 | Language: English | Size: 1.5 MB

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