Publications related to Hydropower

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.

Download | Published on: 07 Sep 2017 | Language: English | Size: 4.6 MB

Transboundary Dialogue Mekong Integrated Water Resources Management Project

This brochure describes an overview of the five bilateral projects of the four Mekong countries that addresses cross-border water resources management issues through transboundary dialogue and cooperation.

Download | Published on: 08 Aug 2017 | Language: English | Size: 6.3 MB

Council Study on Sustainable Management and Development of the Mekong River
Progress Brief, August 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: 31 Jul 2017 | Language: English | Size: 3.8 MB

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

Regional Stakeholder Forum for Council Study and Pak Beng Hydropower Project: Forum Report

This report is a record of the proceedings of the Regional Stakeholder Forum on the Pak Beng Hydropower Project and Council Study hosted by the Lao Government and the MRC Secretariat on 22-23 February 2017 in Luang Prabang, Lao PDR.

Download | Published on: 28 Mar 2017 | Language: English | Size: 3.9 MB

Dialogue Workshop on Lessons Learnt from the Implementation of the Procedures for Notification, Prior Consultation and Agreement (PNPCA)

This Report captures the observations made by the participants on the employing the PNPCA as a mechanism to facilitate inter-State communication and cooperation regarding planned projects which might impact on the regime of the Mekong.

Download | Published on: 09 Feb 2017 | Language: English | Size: 730 KB

Joint Observation and Evaluation of the Emergency Water Supplement from China to the Mekong River

The study analyses the causes of the drought in the Lancang-Mekong Basin, influence of Lancang cascade reservoirs operation on dry season volume of the Mekong River, hydrological influence of the emergency water supplement in 2016 on water level, and discharge and volume of the Mekong mainstream.

Download | Published on: 10 Nov 2016 | Language: English | Size: 3.5 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

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