Mekong River Commission (MRC)

Latest Research

December 01, 2014 / By Richard Cronin
Stimson’s Southeast Asia Program: Sustained and Evolving Efforts

By Richard Cronin: 

When Stimson's Southeast Asia Program (SEAP) was created in July 2005, the Association of Southeast Asia (ASEAN) and Southeast Asia had already undergone several

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October 08, 2014 / By Courtney Weatherby, Richard Cronin
Letters from the Mekong: Obstacles to Equitable Hydropower Development Planning

By Courtney Weatherby: 

Pressure from governments and commercial developers to build dams on the mainstream of the Lower Mekong is increasingly threatening to marginalize the Mekong

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October 08, 2014 / By Richard Cronin, Courtney Weatherby
Letters from the Mekong

This issue brief, the first in a new series of “Letters from the Mekong,” discusses the current status of hydropower planning, development, cooperation and decision-making in the Mekong

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September 02, 2014
Hydropower dams on Mekong River, livelihood of millions at risk

Scientists, Development Experts, Civil Society Advocates and Current and Former Officials Gather To Discuss Future Of River

For Immediate Release September 2, 2014

Contact: Jim

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August 27, 2014
Mekong Basin “tipping point” opens discussion

On August 28 through 31, leaders from government, civil society and the private sector will meet to discuss how new hydropower developments on the Mekong River potentially threaten the

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