Australia provides about $300,000 in grant aid to MRC

The Australian government last week provided a grant of about $300,000 to help the Mekong River Commission upgrade its data, modelling and information systems to provide enhanced and timely information to the public in MRC member countries.

According to a letter from the Australian Embassy in Vientiane to the MRC Secretariat, the grant, to be made available by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, will be in the form of technical assistance and will be implemented and managed by eWater, an Australian Government-owned non-profit organization, from now until December 2020.

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