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.
This technical note presents the results of modelling changes in sediment loads in the Mekong River Basin by employing water resource modelling to support assessment of proposed dams on sediment loads entering the Mekong delta.
This technical note describes the effect of reservoir development in the Lower Mekong River Basin on water loss derived from evaporation and seepage. It finds that the water loss in Cambodia and Lao PDR increases in proportion to the number of proposed reservoirs in 2020 and 2040.
Under the theme of “Emerging technologies to cope with flood”, the report looks ahead at the direction through which flood management could go using new technologies. It discusses what technologies the MRC is using and explores other emerging technologies to cope with floods.
The report discusses lessons learned over the past 10 years. It looks at what happened over those years and draws lessons that the region can learn from the Mekong countries work to cope with flood and drought.
Transboundary Water Resources Management Issues in the Sesan and Srepok River Basins of Cambodia and Viet Nam
The report describes priority issues for the management of water resources in the Sesan and Srepok River Basins along the borders of Cambodia and Viet Nam. Issues identified include insufficient monitoring and assessment of water flow, lack of flood forecasting and warning mechanisms, and limited mitigation measures to address the impacts of hydro-infrastructural development.
The report describes priority issues for fisheries management in the Mekong and Sekong Rivers along the borders of Cambodia and Lao PDR. This is a joint paper produced by the two countries under the Mekong Integrated Water Resources Management Project.
The report explains priority issues for the management of water resources in the Mekong Delta across Cambodia and Viet Nam. Key issues identified include lack of mechanisms for flood and drought control, and hydrological, meteorological and water quality data.
Study on Sustainable Management and Development of the Mekong River Progress Brief 1 June 2017
A comprehensive state-of-the-art, integrated and cross-sectoral study on sustainable management and development of the Mekong River; for the environment, people, and economy.