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  • Asia in the ageing century: Part I – population trends

    This research brief is the first in a three-part series that looks at Asia in the ageing century. This briefing sets the demographic context. With a focus on the countries of...

  • The changing political dynamics of dam building on the Mekong

    Since the 1950s, dam building in the Mekong river basin has been enmeshed in a complex and shifting geopolitical and eco-political landscape. The broad geopolitical sweep of US...

  • The rise and implications of the water-energy-food nexus in Southeast Asia through an environmental justice lens

    This article maps the rise of the water-energy-food 'nexus' as a research, policy and project agenda in mainland Southeast Asia. The authors argue that introducing the concept...

  • Node and regime: Interdisciplinary analysis of water-energy-food nexus in the Mekong Region

    An article examining the findings and recommendations of a major 'nexus' research-for-development project in the Mekong region. The author begins at the standpoint that...

  • The state of world fisheries and aquaculture, opportunities and challenges

    This status update on the world’s fisheries and aquaculture highlights the significant role they play in eliminating hunger, promoting health and reducing poverty. Part one...

  • Labor migration in the Greater Mekong Sub-region, synthesis report, phase I November 2006

    Migration has been occurring in the GMS for centuries, largely in an informal and unregulated fashion. The GMS Labor Migration program, launched in June 2005 by the World Bank,...

  • Facilitating safe labor migration in the Greater Mekong Subregion, issues, challenges, and forward-looking interventions

    This report highlights issues on labor migration in the GMS and offers recommendations toward increasing social protection for migrants, strengthening capacity and legal...

  • China’s filthiest export

    An article about China’s ‘export’ of pollution and environmental degradation. The authors discuss air and water pollution and deforestation caused by China and the impact of...

  • China in the Mekong: building dams for whose benefit?

    This policy brief discusses the controversies of Chinese investment in hydropower in the Mekong. It calls for action by governments and Chinese hydropower companies to ensure...

  • First IWRM assessment report for the four case basins: Glomma, Tagus, Sesan and Tungabhadra

    This report assesses to what extent Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM) principles have been followed in the four STRIVER case basins- Glomma, Sesan, Tagus, and...

  • Hydro-power and hydro-hegemony: China’s prolific dam building

    An article outlining the history of hydro-power in China its pursuit of hydro-hegemony. The article describes the Three Gorges Dam and the Lancang cascade projects as well as...

  • Evaluation of the EIA for the proposed Upper Mekong Navigation Improvement Project

    Prepared at the request of the Mekong River Commission, this report evaluates the environmental impact assessment (EIA) for the Upper Mekong River Navigation Channel...

  • UNECE Water Convention: Support to management of transboundary waters

    A presentation on the UNECE Water Convention and support to parties to manage transboundary waters. The presenter outlines obligations of parties, examples from various regions,...

  • Aligning climate and development agendas in the Mekong region, options for regional collaboration between Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos

    A report about regional cooperation on climate change. Using Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos as an example, this paper highlights opportunities and strategies for regional...

  • Duties of notification, prior consultation, and assessment arising from international law in relation to the Xayaburi dam project in northern Lao PDR

    This legal briefing note, the first of a series on the Xayaburi dam project, aims to promote discussion among Mekong Legal Network members about potential legal strategies to...

  • Mekong dams in the drama of development

    An article analysing the ‘drama’ of development that plays out in the justifications for hydroelectric and irrigation schemes. The author uses the examples of the Nam Theun 2...

  • Water diplomacy in the Lancang-Mekong river basin: Prospects and challenges

    This paper examines the prospects and challenges for achieving sustainable and equitable development of the Lancang-Mekong river basin. The author analyses key cooperative...

  • Mekong region water resources decision-making, national policy and legal frameworks vis-à-vis World Commission on Dams strategic priorities

    A policy brief outlining water resources decision-making and national policy and legal frameworks against the strategic priorities of the World Commission on Dams. Chapter...

  • Bộ Tiêu chuẩn EITI phiên bản 2013

    Bộ Tiêu chuẩn EITI 2013 giữ lại phần lớn các yêu cầu của Bộ Quy tắc EITI trước đây nhưng được sắp xếp lại thành hệ thống ít yêu cầu hơn với những kỳ vọng rõ ràng hơn. Nguyên tắc...

  • HIV/AIDS data sheet for Myanmar

    A dataset of key HIV/AIDS indicators for Myanmar in .XLSX format. Published by Evidence to Action. Contains worksheets covering Sociodemographic indicators, HIV prevalence and...

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