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Cooperation in the Mekong River Basin

Cooperation in the Mekong River Basin

a reflection of Cambodia"s experiences in the development of the Mekong Region

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Published by Regional Center for Social Science and Sustainable Development, Faculty of Social Sciences, Chiang Mai University in Chiang Mai .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 92-97).

StatementMak Sithirith.
SeriesWorking paper series, resource politics and cultural transformation in the Mekong Region -- no. 4
The Physical Object
Pagination97 p. :
Number of Pages97
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16520301M
ISBN 109789746721745
LC Control Number2007441739
OCLC/WorldCa211988535

For a river basin where ongoing conflicts and civil unrest had for decades precluded or undermined earlier agreements, its adoption by the lower Mekong basin states of Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam was celebrated as a major legal milestone; a triumph of the so-called “Mekong Spirit” of conciliation and cooperation for regional.   China’s Hydro-politics in the Mekong explores the intricate processes of conflict and cooperation over the use of water resources in the Mekong river basin between upstream China and the downstream countries of Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam. The book tackles two gaps in the empirical literature: first, the neglect of international hydro-politics as one specific and increasingly.

the Mekong River Basin are prompting increased focus on water conflict prevention and management and regional collaboration. Discarding the water wars myth, research and case studies have shown that greater institutional capacity can prevent water conflicts, leading to enhanced cooperation in international basins. Strategic partnerships. Lower Mekong River Basin. Washington: Bureau of Reclamation, (OCoLC) Online version: United States. Bureau of Reclamation. Lower Mekong River Basin. Washington: Bureau of Reclamation, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: United States. Bureau of Reclamation. OCLC Number: Description.

transboundary river basin, this spirit of collaboration being embodied in the Mekong Agreement of Within this spirit of international cooperation, the Mekong region, which also includes Yunnan Province in China and Myanmar, is in a process of accelerating economic development and the associated expansion of water use. The resources.   China also has been stepping up activities of its Lancang Mekong Cooperation group (LMC), a relatively new intergovernmental body that a second U.S. ambassador decried as trying to "sideline" the year-old Mekong River Commission (MRC). The MRC traces its origins back to U.S. efforts to promote development during the Cold War.


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Cooperation in the Mekong River Basin Download PDF EPUB FB2

The MRC was established with American efforts to encourage cooperation amongst Lower Mekong Basin countries. The eleven monstrous dams constructed by China and the water wars that it has waged in the Mekong river had to become a geopolitical face-off sooner or later. The MRC is an intergovernmental organisation for regional dialogue and cooperation in the Lower Mekong River Basin, established in based on the Mekong Agreement between Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand and Viet Nam.

In the Mekong region, one Cooperation in the Mekong River Basin book basin-specific treaty is the Mekong Agreement. Entering into force inthe Mekong Agreement was adopted by the Lower Mekong Basin (LMB) states of Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand and Viet Nam, and was accompanied by the establishment of a robust inter-governmental basin institution, the Mekong River Commission (MRC).

Dr LIU’s research primarily focuses on hydrological processes and modeling, flood management, and transboundary river water cooperation. She has over five years of research experience in transboundary water cooperation in China, has participated in various Lancang-Mekong water resources cooperation activities, and has served as program manager for three international cooperation projects.

BANGKOK (July 24): The Mekong River has become a new front in U.S.-China rivalry, environmentalists and officials say, with Beijing overtaking Washington in both spending and influence over downstream countries at the mercy of its control of the river’s ’s a confrontation in which the Trump administration - which has largely maintained funding for an Obama-era environmental and.

Anoulak Kittikhoun is a political scientist, strategist and planner who has worked for a national government, a think tank, the United Nations, and a major river basin organization. As chief strategy and partnership officer of the Mekong River Commission (MRC) Secretariat, he leads the organization’s work on strategic planning and policy, international cooperation, communication and.

Mekong-Ganga Cooperation is an initiative aiming to facilitate closer connections between its 6 member countries that share the Ganga river and Mekong river basins. Aspirants preparing for IAS Exam or any other Government Exam should be aware of the topic. Given that the Mekong River is shared between six countries, it is clear that even deeper inter-governmental cooperation is needed.

Since the last severe drought inmuch has been said about the new regional cooperation under the Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) between China and downstream countries, including how it should cooperate with the MRC.

The Mekong River originates in Tibet and flows through the Chinese province of Yunnan before continuing on a long southward journey ending in the South China Sea. In the course of this southern journey, the extensive Mekong Basin touches the territories of six countries: China, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam.

Game theory can help Lancang-Mekong River Basin cooperation Game theory methods can help to identify cooperative solutions for the Lancang-Mekong River Basin. It is clear that the shares of benefit for each stakeholder vary with different methods.

“ the key to achieving cooperation is to establish an effective compensation scheme ”. “Cooperation with the upstream countries China and Myanmar is crucial for a comprehensive assessment of rainfall in the Upper Mekong Basin (UMB) or Lancang River Basin, including information.

The Mekong River Commission and the Lancang-Mekong Water Resources Cooperation Center have signed a memorandum of understanding to improve the management of the Mekong river. The river is called the Lancang in China and when it crosses into the Mekong subregion, it is called the Mekong.

After travelling about 4, kilometers from China across the subregion, the Mekong. According to a report presented at the meeting, in the framework of ASOSAI cooperation in the period, a parallel audit on water issues in the river basin was successfully carried out with the participation of five Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) of Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam, with technical assistance from the German Development Cooperation Agency (GIZ).

One of the notable programmes in international cooperation in river basin development has been conducted in the Lower Mekong River Basin. Since its creation in the United Nations-sponsored. A view of the Mekong river bordering Thailand and Laos is seen from the Thai side in Nong Khai, Thailand, Octo Picture taken Octo   Mekong Region, Octo The Mekong River Commission (MRC) is an inter-governmental organization formed by the countries in the Lower Basin of the Mekong River: Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam and Thailand.

The Commission’s role is to jointly manage the shared water resources and enhance sustainable development of the Mekong. BANGKOK (Reuters) - The Mekong River has become a new front in U.S.-China rivalry, environmentalists and officials say, with Beijing overtaking Washington in.

The Mekong River has become a new front in the U.S.-China rivalry, environmentalists and officials say, with Beijing overtaking Washington in both spending.

Mekong The Uncertain Future of the Mekong River Read an in-depth compilation of articles from chinadialogue and exploring the environmental challenges of dam building along the Mekong River in China and Southeast Asia.

Book Description. China’s Hydro-politics in the Mekong explores the intricate processes of conflict and cooperation over the use of water resources in the Mekong river basin between upstream China and the downstream countries of Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam.

The book tackles two gaps in the empirical literature: first, the neglect of international hydro-politics as one specific and.

The Mighty Mekong River has become a new battle front in US-China rivalry, environmentalists and officials say. China is overtaking the United States in both spending and influence over lower Mekong countries. Furthermore at the mercy of its control of the Mekong river’s waters.

It’s a confrontation in which the United States – which has [ ].The Mekong River has become a new front in US-China rivalry, environmentalists and officials say, with Beijing overtaking Washington in both spending and influence over downstream countries at the.