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Development of water resources in the Lower Mekong Basin.

Development of water resources in the Lower Mekong Basin.

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Published by United Nations in Bangkok .
Written in English


Edition Notes

At head of title, United Nations Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East.

SeriesFlood control series -- no.12
ContributionsUnited Nations. Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East.
The Physical Object
Paginationvii,75 p. :
Number of Pages75
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14589919M

Cooperation over water resources within the Mekong River basin is often associated with the ‘Mekong spirit’, or the goodwill of the states to work together despite being political adversaries. It is said that the Mekong spirit has carried the discussion forward on river basin development without getting bogged down by political differences. Audience: This book will be relevant to scholars, as it provides cutting-edge research, and students, since it covers the primary debates in the field, interested in resource management, regional politics, and development issues in the area. It also addresses the global debate on transboundary water management and presents an in-depth case of.

  To this end, the present study analyses how implementation of this concept may contribute to economic growth and the promotion of sustainable livelihoods in the Lower Mekong Basin (LMB). It focuses on the balance between economic and human development, national interests, and the procedures used to manage water resources in the basin. Get this from a library! Atlas of physical, economic and social resources of the Lower Mekong Basin.. [United Nations. Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East. Committee for Coordination of the Lower Mekong Basin.; United States. Engineer Agency for Resources .

SDG 14 Life below water; SDG 15 Life on land; SDG 16 Peace, justice and strong institutions; SDG 17 Partnerships for the goals; Topics. Disasters and emergency response. Disasters. Pandemics; Environment and land. Agriculture and fishing; Environment and natural resources. Water Resources; Extractive industries; Land. Special Economic Zones in.   The LMB countries now agreed to ‘cooperate in all fields of sustainable development, utilization, management and conservation of the water and related resources of the Mekong River Basin ’. The Basin Development Plan (BDP) is seen as a tool ‘to identify, categorize and prioritize the projects and programs to seek assistance for and to.


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Development of water resources in the Lower Mekong Basin Download PDF EPUB FB2

IWRM-based Basin Development Strategy for the Lower Mekong Basin (LMB), updated for It has been jointly prepared by the Member Countries of the MRC (Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand and Viet Nam). The Strategy replaces the first Basin Development Strategy approved in that sets out. Development of water resources in the lower Mekong Basin.

Bangkok: United Nations, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: United Nations. Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East. OCLC Number: Description: 75 pages: illustrations ; 28 cm.

Series Title: Flood control series, no. The conventional methods for development and management of water resources are often not suitable for handling complex problems of planning and management of water resources at the river basin level.

Systems engineering is a powerful technique for quantitative analysis of the planning and operational problems of large river basins, since it. advocate for increased sustainability use of water resources, ecosystems and biodiversity between Lower Mekong Basin countries; and b.

contribute to initiatives and cooperation frameworks aimed at reducing the negative impacts of regional economic development on biodiversity and environment; and.

A United Nations Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East (ECAFE) report, Development of Water Resources in the Lower Mekong Basin, recommended development to the tune of 90, km 2 of irrigation and gigawatts (GW) from five arters: Vientiane, Laos.

Water resources include freshwater and saltwater. Sometimes water resources is defined as freshwater resources only, which is water that collects on or under the earth’s surface as part of the water cycle. 1 Freshwater can be found as surface water in rivers and lakes, and in the ground as groundwater.

For the so-called Lower Mekong Countries, their dependence on freshwater found in. An estimated population increase of % by will bring the number of people in the Basin to over million, meaning that pressure on natural resources will increase, as will demand for food, water and energy.

Water resource development in the Mekong Basin is still limited if compared with most other large river basins. Vientiane, Lao PDR, 06 Aug Vientiane, Lao PDR, 7 August – The six Mekong countries are being urged to address regional low water flows as the Lower Mekong River Basin (LMB) endures record lows for the second consecutive year, according to a Mekong River Commission report.

Released today, the MRC’s Situation Report, which explores hydrological conditions in the LMB during. As far back asCambodia, Laos, Thailand and the Republic of Vietnam established the joint Committee to supervise planning and investigation of water development projects in the lower Mekong basin.

Later in the Mekong River Commission (MRC) was established with a vision to bring about an economically prosperous, socially just and. Water resources in Vietnam are quite diverse, comprising both natural and artificial water bodies.

The countries water resources are under increasing pressure from over-exploitation due to increased irrigation demand, urban and industrial development, as well as concentrated areas of increasing population.

Ensuring national water security is a top priority for the national government, who is. Executive Summary Governments in the Lower Mekong Basin (LMB) face decisions that involve trade-offs between, for example, the economic benefits from hydropower generation and potentially irreversible negative impacts on the ecosystems that provide.

Water reSourceS Surface water The Mekong river has a mean annual discharge into the South China Sea of approximately km3, or 13 m3/s, ranking it eighth in the world basins (Botkosal, ). The per capita water resources are high relative to other international river basins. The flow from the Upper. Article 4 of the Statute provided the new Mekong Committee with powers to coordinate the development of the Mekong River Basin.

The Statute was followed by the Joint Declaration of Principles for Utilization of the Waters of the Lower Mekong Basin (the “Joint Declaration”), signed at Vientiane, Laos on 31 January   Sustainable Water Resources Development in the Mekong River Basin – Context and Challenges Mia Octo Mekong Blog, Mekong River Basin This article was originally posted to the Institute of Water Resources Planning (IWRP) website of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in Vietnam.

ECAFE (a) Development of water resources in the lower Mekong basin. ECAFE/L Google Scholar ECAFE (b) Official Records. 13th Session, 18–28 MarchBangkok, Thailand, E/, 22 May Google Scholar.

07 Aug - Source: Radio Free Asia - As water levels in the lower-Mekong region hit record lows for the second year in a row, a report published Friday by the intergovernmental Mekong River Commission urged China, Myanmar and its member countries to share more data about hydroelectric dam op.

5 Mekong Development and Environment Water resources geophysical features The water resources of the Lower Mekong Basin (LMB) are, still little exploited, but with extreme seasonality, and high dependence on instream use by the poor, es-pecially on fisheries which depend on flood pulse.

The characteristics of the Mekong. The Mekong River is the dominant geo-hydrological structure in mainland Southeast Asia, originating in China and flowing through or bordering Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam.

Whereas water resources in the wet season are more than adequate to fulfill basin needs, there are regional water shortages during the dry season, when only % of the annual flow reaches the Delta.

An Pich Hatda, MRC Secretariat chief executive officer, said yesterday that over the last decade, the Mekong River has come under increasing threat from climate change, water resources development.

Further, this publication assesses the role of the Mekong River Commission, a river basin organization responsible for the sustainable development and water resource management of the Mekong, and examines regional cooperation frameworks such as the Lower Mekong Initiative, and the Mekong-Japan Summit.

The book then explores the emerging role of Cited by: 3. 3 ABBREVIATIONS ICJ International Court of Justice IWRM Integrated Water Resource Management LMB Lower Mekong Basin MA Mekong Agreement, MRC Mekong River Commission PNCPA Procedures for Notification, Prior Consultation and Agreement UNWC United Nations Watercourses Convention, ILC International Law Commission GLOSSARY Convention: .2 days ago  Six Mekong countries have been urged to address regional low water flows as the Lower Mekong River Basin (LMB) endures record lows for the second consecutive year, according to a Mekong River Commission (MRC) report.

A man rides his machine boat along the Tonle Sap Lake in Kampong Khleang, passing.By training she has a Doctor of Engineering in Water Resource Development. Phan has more than 25 years of combined experiences in hydropower development projects in the South of Vietnam, coastal engineering projects in the Gulf of Thailand, climate change risk assessment programmes in the Vietnam’s Red River Delta and the Lower Mekong Basin.