Mekong River Commission: 20 Years of Cooperation
2015 marks the 20th anniversary of the Mekong Agreement on Cooperation for the Sustainable Development of the Mekong River Basin. The report illustrates how the MRC has been helping its Member Countries co-manage and develop their shared water resources.
Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajg7v0 | Published on: 13 Jan 2016 | Language: English
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.
Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajg7v3 | Published on: 08 Jan 2016 | Language: English
MRC Initiative for Sustainable Hydropower Final Report on ISH01 Pilot Testing in the Sre Pok Sub-Basin Study on the Identification of Ecologically Sensitive Sub-Basins for Sustainable Development of Hydropower on Tributaries
The study identified sub-basins with high ecologic value to be protected and those where hydropower can be developed with limited environmental impacts. It also provides a framework for sustainable hydropower planning and management in lower Mekong tributaries.
Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajg82h | Published on: 31 Jul 2015 | Language: English
Mekong River Commission Initiative for Sustainable Hydropower, Review of Existing Knowledge on the Effectiveness and Economics of Fish-Friendly Turbines
Technical Paper No.57
The report provides current information on fish-friendly turbine technologies, ways that different turbines influence fish injury and survival, and applicability of fish-friendly turbine technologies and trade-offs at hydropower projects on the mainstream of the Lower Mekong River River.
Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajg82k | Published on: 31 Jul 2015 | Language: English
Fisheries Habitat and Yield in the Lower Mekong River Basin
Technical Paper No.47
This study estimates how the major flood zone, the rain-fed zones and permanent water bodies in the Lower Mekong River Basin contribute to the yield of fish and other aquatic animals.
Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajg82r | Published on: 01 Jun 2015 | Language: English
Review of Existing Research on Fish Passage through Large Dams and its Applicability to Mekong Mainstream Dams
Technical Paper No. 48
This paper summarises current knowledge and research on fish-pass solutions for both upstream and downstream migration, with a focus on how lessons learned from around the world can be applied to the Mekong River.
Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajg82u | Published on: 01 Jun 2015 | Language: English
Larval and Juvenile Fish Communities of the Lower Mekong River Basin
Technical Paper No.49
This study seeks to determine the key spawning areas for major commercial fisheries of the Mekong by assessing the distribution and relative abundance of larval and juveniles fishes. The research is based on sampling at 11 sites along the mainstream of the Mekong and the Bassac River in Viet Nam.
Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajg82y | Published on: 01 Jun 2015 | Language: English
The Lower Mekong Basin Report Card on Water Quality for 2013 (Volume 4)
Technical Paper No.51
The Water Quality Report Card contains the most important information found in the annual water quality report condensed in to an easy to digest format. This volume summarises water quality status of the Mekong River for the protection of human health and aquatic life, as well as, for agricultural use.
Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajg84p | Published on: 29 Apr 2015 | Language: English
Identification Handbook of Freshwater Zooplankton of the Mekong River and its Tributaries
Technical Paper No.45
The handbook aims to assist the Member Countries’ national experts and other scientists in assessing and monitoring environmental health of the Lower Mekong River Basin.
Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajg84t | Published on: 01 Apr 2015 | Language: English