Publications related to Fisheries

Interactive report for the Council Study: Findings and Recommendations

This snapshot ้highlights key findings and recommendations of the Council Study, including on potential benefits and impacts of water resource developments in different sectors, and underlines needs and opportunities in the Lower Mekong River Basin (LMB).

Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajg58l | Published on: 23 Sept 2019 | Language: English

MRC Annual Report 2018

The Report covers the key achievements and progress of the Mekong River Commission for 2018, the third year of the MRC Strategic Plan 2016-2020 and the mid-point in its implementation.

Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajg66h | Published on: 28 Jun 2019 | Language: English

A Journey towards Integrated Water Resources Management in the Lower Mekong Basin 2019

This report, presented through visuals and stories, depicts the efforts by the MRC over six years to transform dialogue to cooperation at the cross-boundary level. It tells how the Commission has strengthened integrated water resources management in the Lower Mekong River Basin via five different projects.

Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajg66o | Published on: 03 Jun 2019 | Language: English

Mekong Basin-Wide Fisheries Management and Development Strategy 2018-2022

The strategy focuses on inland capture fisheries, based on the national management and development policies, strategies and plans of the Member Countries. It was developed on the basis of the Integrated Water Resources Management-based Basin Development Strategy for the Lower Mekong Basin 2016-2020.

Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajg6oo | Published on: 21 Aug 2018 | Language: English

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 | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajg79x | Published on: 24 May 2018 | Language: English

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 | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajg7a0 | Published on: 17 May 2018 | Language: English

MRC Annual Report 2017: Progress and Achievements Part 1

The Report covers the key MRC achievements for the year 2017 in the implementation of the overall MRC Strategic Plan 2016-2020 and Annual Work Plan 2017.

Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajg7ab | Published on: 10 Apr 2018 | Language: English

Siem Reap Declaration
Enhancing Joint Efforts and Partnerships towards Achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals in the Mekong River Basin

Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajg7ai | Published on: 07 Apr 2018 | Language: English

Photos of Common Fishes in the Lower Mekong River Basin

This document is the updated photo book of existing fish species that can be found in the Mekong River. It acts as a tool for local fishermen to generate standardised fish catch records across the MRC Member Countries and contribute to nationally and regionally harmonised datasets.

Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajg7ak | Published on: 22 Mar 2018 | Language: English

Mekong and Sekong Fisheries Issues

The leaflet presents a summary of findings from a joint study between Cambodia and Lao PDR on transboundary fisheries management issues in the Mekong-Sekong rivers shared by the two countries. The study identifies seven priority issues for bilateral cooperation along the border to better manage fisheries resources.

Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajg7ci | Published on: 25 Jan 2018 | Language: English