Researchers plan to assess plastic waste leakage into the Mekong River system as part of efforts to protect the mighty river.
Government officials and researchers from the four Mekong countries will join forces to assess plastic waste leakage into the Mekong River system.
This will be done to provide information on the current state of plastic pollutants in the region and to offer policy recommendations to address the challenges.
According to a media release from the Mekong River Commission (MRC), an agreement was made at a regional workshop held in Vientiane last month.
The event was hosted by the MRC Secretariat and United Nations Environment Programme Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific.
Vientiane Times / ANN