Talking with the Chinese on the Brahmaputra

An Indian academic shares her experience of interacting with her Chinese peers on the transboundary Brahmaputra river, their mutual concerns, and learning to work together.

[…]They also cited the case of the Mekong and mentioned the diverse interests of each country in the Mekong river basin. They emphasised that many of these differences were resolved to a great extent in 2004 when Chinese government came into an agreement with the Mekong River Commission to share the data on water to support downstream countries for flood control.

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Anamika Barua