Publications

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 | Published on: 24 May 2018 | Language: English | Size: 9.7 MB

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 | Published on: 17 May 2018 | Language: English | Size: 2.8 MB

2015 Lower Mekong Regional Water Quality Monitoring Report

The report provides the status of water quality in the Mekong River in 2015, assesses water quality monitoring data monitored by the Water Quality Monitoring Network laboratories, and provides recommendations for future monitoring.

Download | Published on: 25 Apr 2018 | Language: English | Size: 2.9 MB

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 | Published on: 10 Apr 2018 | Language: English | Size: 5.8 MB

MRC Annual Report 2016 Version 2.0

This Report focuses on indicators identified in the MRC Strategic Plan’s M&E system, and is divided into three major sections: outcome reporting, which showcases some “evidence of change” in each of the Strategic Plan’s 7 Outcomes; progress reporting, which briefly describes the status of progress in completing each output indicator; and Financial Reporting for the year.

Download | Published on: 09 Apr 2018 | Language: English | Size: 3.5 MB

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

Download | Published on: 07 Apr 2018 | Language: English | Size: 59 KB

Promotional Report on Identified Joint Projects in the Lower Mekong River Basin 2016-2020

The report describes five prioritised joint projects identified by the Member Countries. The joint projects involve two or more countries to work together on key basin-wide challenges that one country cannot address alone.

Download | Published on: 22 Mar 2018 | Language: English | Size: 2 MB

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 | Published on: 22 Mar 2018 | Language: English | Size: 6.7 MB

Mekong Sediment from the Mekong River Commission Study

This technical note presents the results of modelling changes in sediment loads in the Mekong River Basin by employing water resource modelling to support assessment of proposed dams on sediment loads entering the Mekong delta.

Download | Published on: 20 Feb 2018 | Language: English | Size: 575 KB

Water Loss from Reservoir Development in the Lower Mekong River Basin

This technical note describes the effect of reservoir development in the Lower Mekong River Basin on water loss derived from evaporation and seepage. It finds that the water loss in Cambodia and Lao PDR increases in proportion to the number of proposed reservoirs in 2020 and 2040.

Download | Published on: 20 Feb 2018 | Language: English | Size: 275 KB

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