Water, Food, Energy, and Climate Nexus: The Role of Local NGOs in Mekong Region

Asian Research Center for International Development (ARCID) is presenting the 3rd Mekong Dialogue on “Water, Food, Energy, and Climate Nexus: The Role of Local NGOs in Mekong Region”. The dialogue will be hybrid, taking place both online via Zoom and in-person at the ARCID Bangkok ...

From Crisis to Opportunity: Covid-19 & the Future of our Rivers
From Crisis to Opportunity: Covid-19 & the Future of our Rivers

In response to current challenges facing rivers and our partners working in river dependent communities, International Rivers is organizing a webinar to stay connected and engaged. We invite you to join us to hear voices from representatives working on the ground, words of inspiration, and ...

ASEAN Wind Energy 2019 to be held in Vietnam

ASEAN Wind Energy 2019 is the only large-scale business platform in Southeast Asia that anticipates and manages the changes of the region’s immense wind market, specially covering Vietnam, Philippines, Thailand & Indonesia. Aiming to lay the groundwork for the development, investment, and partnership across all industrial peers, the ...

Hydropower dams of the Mekong River basin: A review of their hydrological impacts

Hydropower production is altering the Mekong River basin’s riverine ecosystems, which contain the world’s largest inland fishery and provide food security and livelihoods to millions of people. This paper aims to synthesize and critically review existing knowledge regarding observed and projected hydrological alterations caused by hydropower dams on both ...

Dams, disaster and ecological justice: Hydropower legacies in the Mekong

“Dams, disaster and ecological justice: Hydropower legacies in the Mekong” panel discussion and forum will be held in Bangkok, Thailand, on 18 October 2018.  The event aims to explore the roles of regional decision-makers, alongside development partners, financiers and investors, in relation to current policies as ...

MRC Regional Stakeholder Forum #5

The rapid development in the Mekong River region has placed a strong pressure on the Mekong Basin’s water and related resources. In line with the 1995 Mekong Agreement, the Member Countries (MCs) have come together to work for sustainable development of the Mekong River Basin and its resources in ...

Save the Mekong Statement on the Collapse of the Xe Pian - Xe Nam Noy Hydropower Project

Save the Mekong, a coalition of non-government organizations, community-based groups and concerned citizens within the Mekong region, wish to express our shock and concern at the recent collapse of the Xe Pian – Xe Nam Noy hydropower project in Laos, and our deep condolences to ...

Mekong River Commission: Draft (P)DG2018 available for comment

In an effort by the MRCS CEO to ensure meaningful broader stakeholder engagement in the review and updating process of the Preliminary Design Guidance for Proposed Mainstream Dams in the Lower Mekong Basin (PDG2009), the third draft (P)DG2018 is now available for comment during 27 ...

Cumulative Impact Assessment on Lower Mekong Regional Water and Energy Infrastructure Development and Planning

The Lower Mekong Initiative – Sustainable Infrastructure Partnership, funded by the United States Department of State, and implemented by Pact, together with Mae Fah Luang University and partners will conduct a multi-disciplinary expert course: “Cumulative Impact Assessment on Lower Mekong Regional Water and Energy Infrastructure Development ...

Myanmar hydropower developers' working group business meeting

Date: June 8, 2018 Venue: Vientiane, Lao PDR Myanmar’s Hydropower Developers’ Working Group (HDWG) will hold a business meeting to discuss updates from sub-committees working on issues related to Concession Agreements and Power Purchase Agreements, procurement and environmental and social issues. Members will also hear from a representative from ...

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