Reports

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

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

Social Impact Monitoring and Vulnerability Assessment (SIMVA) 2014
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.

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 Sept 2018 | Language: English | Size: 112 KB

2016 Lower Mekong Regional Water Quality Monitoring Report

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

Mitigation of the Impacts of Dams on Fisheries: A Primer

While dams bring many benefits, this report summarises possible negative impacts of dams on fisheries and approaches to mitigate the impacts.

Download | Published on: 24 May 2018 | Language: English | Size: 9.7 MB

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.

Download | Published on: 17 May 2018 | Language: English | Size: 2.8 MB

2015 Lower Mekong Regional Water Quality Monitoring Report

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.

Download | Published on: 25 Apr 2018 | Language: English | Size: 2.9 MB

Promotional Report on Identified Joint Projects in the Lower Mekong River Basin 2016-2020

The report describes five prioritised joint projects identified by the Member Countries. The joint projects involve two or more countries to work together on key basin-wide challenges that one country cannot address alone.

Download | Published on: 22 Mar 2018 | Language: English | Size: 2 MB

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