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  • Chinese Intentions Towards the Mekong River and Mainland South-East Asia

    The Asian Development Bank estimated that South-East Asia will require $3.1 trillion between 2016 and 2030 to develop energy, transportation, water and sanitation systems for su...

  • Hydropower Development and Right to Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) of Indigenous Peoples

    The Sunuwar Welfare Society (SWS) would like to express its sincere thanks to those who helped and played a crucial role in the completion of this study, especially the Koĩts ...

  • Laos’ Dam Disaster May Not Be Its Last

    This is an archived webpage of an article on the Attapeu dam disaster from The Diplomat.

  • News of Laos Dam Failure Didn’t Reach Them, but the Water Did

    This is an archived webpage of an article on the lack of information for Laotians during the 2018 dam failure.

  • Risks of Belt and Road Initiative Projects in ASEAN

    This paper mainly analyzes the three most salient risks, namely fiscal risk, governance risk and environmental risk host countries of BRI might confront. First, the implementati...

  • Coping with resettlement: A livelihood adaptation analysis in the Mekong River basin

    A major driver of change in the Mekong River basin relates to hydropower development and the consequent changes in landscape and natural resource access regime that it induces. ...

  • Monitoring the Quantity of Water Flowing Through the Upper Mekong Basin Under Natural (Unimpeded) Conditions

    This study developed a reliable and simple model that predicts the natural flow of the Upper Mekong, then used this prediction to determine how the cascade of dams built on the ...

  • Blocking a Bloodline: Indigenous Communities along the Tanintharyi River Fear the Impacts of Large Scale Dams

    There are a total of 76 villages, 6,118 households and 32,008 people living directly along the Tanintharyi River, who depend on it as a vital source of food security, water, tra...

  • Impacts of Mainstream Hydropower Dams on Fisheries and Agriculture in Lower Mekong Basin

    This paper, however, discusses the fishery and agricultural sectors of the LMB and focuses on the downstream floodplains of Cambodia and Vietnam. The dam construction has caused...

  • Laos’ hydropower generation capacity to jump almost four fold 2020

    This media article reports about the Laos' hydropower and its plan for the future.

  • Water Grabbing in the Mekong Basin – An Analysis of the Winners and Losers of Thailand’s Hydropower Development in Lao PDR

    This paper examines how powerful state and private actors from within Thailand and Lao PDR mobilise power to control the benefits from hydropower while the social and environmen...

  • Devastating Laos dam collapse leads to deforestation of protected forests

    This article reviews the catastrophic impacts of dam collapse in the Southern Laos in July 2018 which results in deaths, devastated communities, forced thousands to flee and rip...

  • The Beautiful Rivers—And the Dammed

    This is a news feature on energy trends in the world. It shows the potential of other energy sources other than hydropowers that usually comes with the risks of undesired disast...

  • Xekaman 3 hydroelectric plant in Laos: a very major landslide in December

    This article features a potential disaster, a land slide, after the construction of Xekaman 3 hydroelectric plant in Laos.

  • Development or Destruction? The Human Rights Impacts of Hydropower Development on Villagers in Southeast Myanmar

    Myanmar needs to acknowledge and address a number of salient concerns if it going to use hydropower to meet its future electricity needs. Most of Myanmar’s abundant hydropower r...

  • Nam Theun 2 Project Overview

    The page offers an overview of Nam Theun 2 hydro-power project as of 2017, along with every stage of project updates.

  • Dead in the Water: Global Lessons from the World Bank's model Hydropower project in Laos

    In June 2018, the University of Wisconsin Press published a new book about the Nam Theun 2 Hydropower Project in Laos. The books findings relate to issues of environmental susta...

  • Balancing the scales: Using gender impact assessment in hydropower development

    Oxfam Mekong Regional Water Governance program developed Gender Impact Assessment (GIA) manual Balancing the scales: Using gender impact assessment in hydropower development. ...

  • Final Report: Strategic Environmental Assessment of the Myanmar Hydropower Sector

    The Myanmar hydropower sector, in the early stages of development, has the opportunity to develop sustainably by balancing electricity generation with environmental and social o...

  • China’s Investments in Hydropower in the Mekong Region: The Kamchay Hydropower Dam, Kampot, Cambodia

    This paper has two main areas of focus, the first deals with the background of the Kamchay project, including Cambodia’s motivation for developing its hydropower capacities, and...

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