MRC 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.
MRC Technical Reference 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.
MRC 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.
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.
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.
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.
While dams bring many benefits, this report summarises possible negative impacts of dams on fisheries and approaches to mitigate the impacts.
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.
The report provides the status of water quality in the Mekong River in 2015, assesses water quality monitoring data monitored by the Water Quality Monitoring Network laboratories, and provides recommendations for future monitoring.