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  • Key lessons learnt on promoting water cooperation

    A summary of key lessons learnt on promoting water cooperation. The lessons are organized around two key issues: tools for enabling and sustaining cooperation and tools for impr...

  • Research on the Roles and Contributions of Indigenous Women in Sustainable Forest Management in Mekong Countries

    Indigenous women depend daily on the forests to supply the needs of their families for food, water, livelihood, firewood, shelter and health care.

  • Water resources-challenges and strategies for the management and use of water resources for the sustainable development of the Mekong river delta

    A conference presentation by a MONRE representative in Can Tho 2017 on the following: I. Patterns of Water Resource Use in the Mekong Delta 1.The needs of the entire Mekon...

  • Dam EIAs enable “river grabbing” (Mae Khan Dam project)

    An article about the proposed Mae Khan Dam project in Thailand. The article outlines the opposition from the villagers of Mae Khanil-Tai, and describes how opposing dam projects...

  • Final environmental impact assessment, Lao Greater Mekong Subregion Nam Ngum 3 Hydropower Project

    Final environmental impact assessment of the Nam Ngum 3 Hydropower Project. The report describes the project and the physical, biological and socio-cultural environment. The rep...

  • Irrigation reform in Asia a review of 108 cases of irrigation management transfer

    Like the proverbial happy families of Tolstoy, it is thought that all successful water users associations (WUA’s) have intrinsic commonalities and once these are understood, WUA...

  • Resources, rights and cooperation a sourcebook on property rights and collective action for sustainable development

    This first CAPRi sourcebook is a fitting commemoration of the 15th anniversary of CAPRi. Unique among other training materials, it is based directly on the experiences and lesso...

  • The politics of uncertainty: Knowledge production, power and politics on the Mekong River

    This paper explores how uncertainty shapes transboundary water governance. It considers how a politics of uncertainty emerges alongside other political strategies, such as the p...

  • Letters from the Mekong: Obstacles to equitable hydropower development planning

    An article analysing political pressure on the Mekong River Commission and possible impacts of proposed dam projects. The author argues that the Mekong River Commission should m...

  • Water governance : a situational analysis of Cambodia, Lao PDR, and Viet Nam (Lao version)

    Lao translation of a synthesis report following three studies assessing the current water governance frameworks of Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam, encompassing their policies, legal...

  • China's domestic dam plans draw ire at home and abroad

    An article about China’s plans regarding dam development. The author discusses the State Council announcement that controversial dam plans would go ahead. She discusses conteste...

  • Cost and benefit for communities, experiences from transborder cooperation to Cambodian community, case study: Stung Treng province, the northeast of Cambodia

    A presentation about the costs and benefits of transborder cooperation to a Cambodian community, using the case study of Stung Treng province. The presenter describes the profil...

  • Speech (to Australian Parliament): Mekong River Dam

    Transcript of a speech by Senator Lee Rhiannon on the commencement of construction by Laos and Thailand of the Xayaburi dam. Rhiannon highlights the connection of these developm...

  • Dam development in Vietnam: The evolution of dam-induced resettlement policy

    This paper compares the Hoa Binh (constructed 1979-1994) and Son La dams (under construction since 2005) to investigate how Vietnam’s resettlement policies and programmes have e...

  • Megadams drown out small victories in the Upper Mekong

    An article about the impact of dam projects in the Upper Mekong, and the progress of dam projects on the Lancang river, China. The author describes findings from a visit to Moun...

  • Tipping the scales of justice: investigating how power and debt influence notions of justice in the Mekong Basin hydropower debate

    A presentation about how power and debt influence notions of justice in the Mekong Basin hydropower debate. The presenter gives background on the basin and hydropower situation....

  • Viewpoint – The World Bank versus the World Commission on Dams

    A viewpoint article about dynamics between the World Bank Group (the Bank) and World Commission on Dams (WCD). The Bank has long resisted guidelines from reformers and the WCD r...

  • Assessment of RBO-level mechanisms for sustainable hydropower development and management

    This report documents lessons learnt on transboundary cooperation mechanisms that can support the sustainable development and management of hydropower projects. The lessons are ...

  • Reinventing irrigation

    The conditions that led to large public investment in irrigation in the second half of the 20th century have changed radically, and today’s circumstances demand substantial...

  • Governance of shared waters legal and institutional issues

    Of all the water on earth, only 3% of it is freshwater, 97% of it being salty. Most of this 3% is located in the polar icecaps and in underground reservoirs. It is estimated...

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