Publications related to Fisheries

Council Study
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.

Download | Published on: 01 Jun 2017 | Language: English | Size: 3.7 MB

Basin Development Strategy (BDS) 2016-2020

The BDS 2016-2020 aims to address water management and development issues through increasing regional dialogue and cooperation, strengthening basin-wide procedures and guidelines, improving water related monitoring and information management, and enhancing national plans and projects.

Download | Published on: 05 Apr 2016 | Language: English | Size: 2.8 MB

Strategic Plan (SP) 2016-2020

The SP 2016-2020 sets out how for the period 2016-2020 the MRC will deliver the role established by the 1995 Mekong Agreement: to promote and coordinate sustainable development and management of the Mekong’s water and related natural resources.

Download | Published on: 05 Apr 2016 | Language: English | Size: 5 MB

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 | Published on: 13 Jan 2016 | Language: English | Size: 6.4 MB

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 | Published on: 31 Jul 2015 | Language: English | Size: 2.5 MB

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 | Published on: 01 Jun 2015 | Language: English | Size: 3 MB

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 | Published on: 01 Jun 2015 | Language: English | Size: 9 MB

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 | Published on: 01 Jun 2015 | Language: English | Size: 2.8 MB

MRC Annual Report 2014

The Report presents achievements made under the MRC Strategic Plan 2011-2015, including in the areas of climate change, navigation, regional cooperation, organisational reform and the implementation of the MRC Procedures.

Download | Published on: 31 Mar 2015 | Language: English | Size: 3.8 MB

MRC Annual Report 2012

The Report discusses decentralisation of the MRC’s Core River Basin Management Functions, the development and implementation of the Basin Development Plan and achievements made under the MRC programmes.

Download | Published on: 23 Feb 2015 | Language: English | Size: 5.5 MB

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