Strategy and Work Programmes
The Basin Development Strategy 2021-2030 sets out how water and related resources of the Mekong River Basin should be utilised, managed and conserved over in the next 10 years from the perspectives of the MRC member countries and in-line with the 1995 Mekong Agreement.
This Data Acquisition and Generation Action Plan (DAGAP) has been developed to provide a clearer direction to the Member Countries and the MRC Secretariat on the data requirements necessary to implement the Mekong River Basin Indicator Framework (MRB-IF). It details the mechanisms that need to be put in place and systematically implemented to acquire and/or generate data to ensure the next State of the Basin Report will not have the same data gaps of previous reports.
Mekong Strategy for Basin-wide Environmental Management for Environmental Assets of Regional Importance 2021–2025
The Mekong Strategy for Basin-wide Environmental Management for Environmental Assets of Regional Importance (SBEM) is a cooperative regional strategy to protect environmental and ecological assets, including those providing ecosystem services in the basin. It provides an opportunity to implement a cooperative strategy where capacity can be built, and best management practices and information can be shared. Ultimately, the SBEM will establish a permanent regional network of environmental assets of regional importance within the LMB, which will be protected and managed for generations to come.
Project-based Action Plan for Implementing the Strategy for Basin-wide Environmental Management for Environmental Assets of Regional Importance 2021–2025
This report provides practical guidance to Member Countries and partners on implementing the strategic priorities and actions of the Strategy for Basin-wide Environmental Management through a coordinated approach. It describes a set of 13 projects forming a coherent work programme across the 12 priority environmental assets of regional importance. The report includes a sustainable funding strategy for Member Countries and the MRC to pursue, an outline of the governance, roles and responsibilities, risk management and monitoring, evaluation and reporting arrangements.
The Fact Sheet provides a summary of key elements of the MRC Strategic Plan 2021-2025, including strategic actions and plans that map out how the MRC will support the implementation of the Basin Development Strategy 2021-2030.
The Fact Sheet provides an overview of the Basin Development Strategy 2021-2030, highlighting challenges, opportunities and solutions to improving the overall state of the Mekong River Basin.
This Basin Development Strategy, in Part 1, sets out how water and related resources of the Mekong River Basin should be utilised, managed and conserved over the next 10 years from the perspectives of the Lower Mekong River Basin countries. Its main purpose is to guide all actors involved in Mekong water-related issues towards achieving improvements in the environmental, social and economic state of the Mekong River Basin.
Including in Part 2 of the strategy is the MRC Strategic Plan for 2021–2025, which is a unified corporate plan that is fully integrated with the BDS 2021–2030. The Strategic Plan sets out how the MRC will contribute to the implementation of the BDS and to strengthen the organisation over the next five years.
The DMS 2020-2025 aims to address interests and needs in drought management and mitigation in the MRC Member Countries. It was formulated based on the objectives and strategic goals of the Drought Management Programme 2011-2015.
This Report describes the data gathered and information on the actual situation of Waterborne Transport on the Mekong River, the Economic Assessment and Forecasts, the Development Scenarios and the Action Plans, including the ongoing and planned projects to 2020 and 2040.
The report describes the data and information gathered on the actual situation of waterborne transport on the Mekong River, the economic assessment and forecasts, the development scenarios and the action plans, including the ongoing and planned projects for 2020 and 2040.