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An overview of large-scale investments in the Mekong Region

Focus on the Global South has released a new report on large scale investment in the Mekong region. Read their release below, and download the report here.Across the Mekong region, ‘development’ has become synonymous with rapid economic growth, to be achieved through predominantly large-scale, private investments. The ...

MRC announces Mekong Day event to celebrate signing of Mekong agreement

Today marks the 22nd anniversary of the signing of the Mekong Agreement between Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand and Viet Nam. It is a founding agreement on regional collaboration on water management that established the Mekong River Commission.The MRC will celebrate the Mekong Day tomorrow with ...

Lao PDR is to undertake MRC’s prior consultation on its new hydropower development plan in Pak Beng

The Lao government has notified the Mekong River Commission (MRC) that it will seek the the MRC’s prior consultation on the Pak Beng hydropower project in Oudomxay province. See the full release below, and at the MRC’s website. —Vientiane, Lao PDR, 7 November 2016 – The ...

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