Mekong River Commission (MRC)

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July 01, 2015
60 Million Depending on the Mekong, Dams Threaten Livelihoods

Senior Associate Richard Cronin discuses Stimson’s work in the Lower Mekong Basin in Southeast Asia. There are highly contested plans over the construction of up to eleven hydropower

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February 27, 2015 / By Courtney Weatherby
Dams and Food Security in the Mekong: Visiting the Don Sahong Dam

This is the second in a two-part series of Spotlights documenting Stimson Research Associate Courtney Weatherby’s travel to the Mekong River basin in Southeast Asia. Weatherby

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February 25, 2015 / By Courtney Weatherby
Dams and Food Security in the Mekong: Site Visits to the Xayaburi and Don Sahong Dam Projects

This is the first in a two-part series of Spotlights documenting Stimson Research Associate Courtney Weatherby’s travel to Mekong River basin in Southeast Asia. Weatherby along with

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February 05, 2015 / By Richard Cronin, Courtney Weatherby
Letters from the Mekong: Site Visit to Laos’ First Two Mainstream Dam Projects

This executive summary of the second Letters from the Mekong issue brief examines the current status of mitigation efforts at Laos’ Xayaburi and Don Sahong dam projects on the mainstream

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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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