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  1. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2018
    Laos, Bangladesh, Vietnam, China, Myanmar, Cambodia, India, Thailand

    The residents of the Ganges and Mekong River deltas face serious challenges from rising sea levels, saltwater intrusion, pollution from upstream sources, growing populations, and infrastructure that no longer works as planned. In both deltas, scientists working for nearly two decades with communities, local governments and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) have demonstrated the potential to overcome these challenges and substantially improve people’s livelihoods.

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    October, 2018
    Laos, United States of America, Singapore, Vietnam, China, Italy, Cambodia, Myanmar, Thailand

    This river basin overview describes the state of the water resources and water use, as well as the state of agricultural water management in the Mekong basin. The aim of this report is to describe the particularities of this transboundary river basin and the problems met in the development of the water resources, and irrigation in particular.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2010
    Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, South-Eastern Asia

    This paper applies the principles of water-use accounts, developed in the first of the series, to the Mekong River basin in Southeast Asia. The Mekong Basin covers six

    countries, the River rises in China, but there are substantial downstream tributaries

    from Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, and Vietnam, and from a small area in Myanmar. A

    unique feature is the reverse flow from the Mekong to the Tonle Sap via the Tonle Sap

    River at the height of the wet season flow and its ebb as the river levels fall.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    October, 2011
    Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Chad, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Kenya, Laos, Nepal, Peru, South Africa, Thailand, Vietnam, Zimbabwe, South-Eastern Asia, Eastern Africa, Southern Asia, Southern Africa, South America, Western Africa

    Despite challenges in many river

    basins, overall the planet has

    enough water to meet the full range

    of peoples’ and ecosystems’ needs

    for the foreseeable future, but

    equity will only be achieved through

    judicious and creative management.

  5. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2006
    China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, South-Eastern Asia

    Recurring water crises, global water initiatives, and demands for water reforms by development banks, have all pushed water up the agenda of most Mekong-region countries. Many changes have already been made. Now decision makers need to know what has worked, what hasn?t, and why. To find out, IWMI has reviewed new water policies, plans and laws, and assessed participation, the new water ?apex bodies?, and integrated water resources management (IWRM). The findings show that top-down state policies based on ?blueprints?

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    July, 2009
    Colombia, India, Laos, Niger, Asia, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, South America

    The CPWF-supported project ‘Models for implementing multiple-use water supply

    systems for enhanced land and water productivity, rural livelihoods and gender equity’

    (‘CPWF-MUS’) innovated, tested, and documented homestead-scale and communityscale

    models for Multiple Use water Services in 30 rural and peri-urban sites in 8

    countries: the Andes (Bolivia and Colombia), Indus-Ganges (India, Nepal), Limpopo

    (South Africa and Zimbabwe), Mekong (Thailand) and Nile (Ethiopia). Learning alliances

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2012
    Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam

    A comprehensive literature review on current state of knowledge on the impacts of dams on Mekong fisheries. Covers 'fisheries basics', impact of dams on fish migration, flood pulse, biodiversity, fish habitats, aquaculture production and reservoir fisheries.

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