The ‘Mekong Water Resources Assistance Strategy’: Justifying large water infrastructure with transboundary impacts

This conference paper critiques the World Bank and Asian Development Bank’s Mekong Water Resources Assistance Strategy, which promotes the construction of large-scale water infrastructure projects. The author analyses this strategy and notes a number of risks. The conference paper was prepared for ‘Critical Transitions in the Mekong Region,’ organized by Regional Center for Sustainable Development in Chiang Mai on 29-31 January 2007.

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Field Value
Document type Conference/workshop proceedings and presentations
Language of document
  • English
Short title (alternative/varying form of title) The ADB/WB/MRC ‘Mekong Water Resources Assistance Strategy’: Justifying large water infrastructure with transboundary impacts
Topics
  • Asian Development Bank ADB
  • Water and sanitation infrastructure and facilities
  • Water resources
  • World Bank
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Cambodia
  • Viet Nam
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Thailand
  • Myanmar
  • China
Copyright Unclear copyright
Version / Edition 1
Date uploaded 05/27/2015
Contact

Carl Middleton, carl@irn.org

Author (individual) Carl Middleton
Publication date 2007