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Water scarcity challenges are further compounded for women who make up almost half of the global migrant population.
Published September 9, 2021


Project Note
Empowering women stakeholders will allow policymakers to more effectively chart out an equitable and inclusive water security framework.
Published August 26, 2021


Resource
weekly advisories and real-time alerts generated by the Mekong Dam Monitor Project team
Published June 8, 2021


Project Note
Open data and strong partnerships help improve an important tool for Mekong communities.
Published June 8, 2021


Resource
Walkthrough and video tutorial on how to use the Mekong Deforestation App
By Regan Kwan Researcher
Published May 11, 2021


Data Tool
Track forest loss and impact of infrastructure development on forests across the Mekong region
By Regan Kwan Researcher
Published May 11, 2021


Project Note
On April 29, 2021, the Stimson Center and the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) held the third iteration of their exclusive Joint Working Group (JWG) series—launched last year—on EU’s water diplomacy with respect to the three most water-stressed regions i …

Joint Working Group on International and EU Water Diplomacy – In Focus: The Euphrates-Tigris River Basin Read More »

Published May 10, 2021


Interactive
As a major power investor in Laos and rising electricity trading hub, Thailand holds significant influence over regional power development
By Courtney Weatherby  ·  Allison Carr Data support  ·  Regan Kwan Data support
Published May 6, 2021


Interactive
The Kunming-Vientiane Railway is slated to begin operating in 2021, five years after construction on the project officially commenced.
Published May 6, 2021


Interactive
Hydropower in the 3S Basin could help meet skyrocketing electricity demand, but dams threaten fisheries and agriculture in the Mekong Basin
By Courtney Weatherby  ·  Allison Carr Data support  ·  Regan Kwan Data support
Published May 6, 2021


Interactive
An excess of hydropower development in the Mekong Basin and a sub-optimal application of ESG safeguards are driving the river to ruin.
By Brian Eyler  ·  Allison Carr Data & Research  ·  Brendan Stewart Data & Resarch  ·  Regan Kwan Data & Research
Published May 6, 2021


Report
A 2020 review of the data and activities for the Mekong Infrastructure Tracker
By Courtney Weatherby Lead author  ·  Regan Kwan Co-author  ·  Brian Eyler Co-author  ·  Allison Carr Data support and visualizations
Published April 22, 2021


Screenshot of the tool
Data Tool
Generate customized maps showing suitable areas for infrastructure development in the Mekong region
From Regan Kwan Researcher
Published March 10, 2021


Resource
Walkthrough and video tutorial on how to use the Suitability Mapper
By Regan Kwan Researcher
Published March 10, 2021


Project Note
Assessing the current challenges which impede effective implementation of equitable allocation of water resources in Central Asia.
Published February 5, 2021


Resource
An overview of policies and trends on energy, transportation, water, and industrial infrastructure in Thailand
Published January 29, 2021


Resource
An overview of policies and trends on energy, transportation, water, and industrial infrastructure in Cambodia
Published January 29, 2021


Resource
An overview of policies and trends on energy, transportation, water, and industrial infrastructure in Myanmar
Published January 29, 2021


Resource
An overview of policies and trends on energy, transportation, water, and industrial infrastructure in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic.
Published January 29, 2021


Resource
An overview of policy and trends on energy, transportation, water, and industrial infrastructure in Vietnam
Published January 29, 2021


Press Release
Project aims to increase transparency, accountability, and improve downstream outcomes
Published December 14, 2020


Project Note
For the first time ever, a near-real time picture of how major dams and climate conditions impact the Mekong’s hydrological conditions is publicly available for policy makers, downstream communities, researchers, and activists. The Mekong Dam Monitor w …

Mekong Dam Monitor lifts the veil on basin-wide dam operations Read More »

Published December 14, 2020


Resource
The methods and processes described below demonstrate how Mekong Dam Monitor indicators and analysis are generated.
By Brian Eyler Project Co-Lead  ·  Alan Basist Project Co-Lead  ·  Allison Carr Research  ·  Claude Williams Research
Published December 10, 2020


Event Research Launch
Featured Speakers David R. Stilwell, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Bureau of East Asia and Pacific Affairs (Keynote Address) Dr. Somkiat Prajamwong, Secretary General, Thailand Office of National Water Brian Eyler, Project co-lead, Stimson Alan …

A New Day for the Mekong: Launch of the Mekong Dam Monitor Read More »

Published December 1, 2020 / Held December 15, 2020


Project Note
Setting the stage for the “International Hydrodiplomacy—Building and Strengthening Regional Institutions for Water Conflict Prevention” conference
Published November 30, 2020


Impact
Stimson is building data tools to democratize information and encourage smart resource, energy, and climate planning
Published June 25, 2020


Event
Links to the tools presented here today are below in order of presentation: https://www.stimson.org/2020/mekong-infrastructure-tracker-tool/
https://www.re-explorer.org/https://globalenergymonitor.org/ This was an official side-event for this year’s an …

GIS Tools for Smarter Energy Planning Read More »

Published June 1, 2020 / Held June 18, 2020


Resource
Partners and supporting organizations for the Mekong Infrastructure Tracker
Published May 26, 2020


Resource
FAQs about the development and use of the Mekong Infrastructure Tracker
Published May 26, 2020


Resource
Walkthrough and video tutorial on how to use the dashboard
Published May 26, 2020


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