Publications

The resources listed here are from both CPWF Mekong and WLE Greater Mekong. They are open source and pulled in from the CGIAR's publication repository, cgspace.cgiar.org. Please fee free to search using the terms below.

Institutional Arrangements: Policies and Administrative Mechanisms on Water Governance in the Kingdom of Cambodia

The findings and discussions show that in the recent decades Cambodia has developed extensive policies related to water-based and water related sectors. Such policies are aimed at ensuring equitable and sustainable development of the nation. Many external players (bilateral partners and multilaterals partners) have facilitated the RGC in developing these… Read More »

Creating wetlands within reservoirs

This field trip and feasibility study follows on from an initial concept paper for creating wetlands in reservoirs that have a large draw down. The guiding hypothesis is that such reservoirs often have relatively limited diversity of aquatic habitats and their productivity is limited by the rather barren shoreline areas… Read More »

Fish and Fisheries in the Sesan River Basin

The present component of the project focussing on i) the Sesan Basin and ii) fisheries will: ‐ establish a fisheries baseline for the Sesan catchment, focussing on fish biodiversity, fish production, fisheries zoning, resource use and the fisheries sector; ‐ Identify ecological flows suitable for fish in the Sesan catchment… Read More »

Reduciing Risk Mekong Improving Yield in the Drawdown Area of Yali Reservoir, Vietnam

Under the MK1 project Soils and Fertilizers Research Institute (SFRI) and Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD) introduced a short term variety of cassava (KM 98-7) that can reach maturity after 7 months and give better yield and starch content. The on-farm pilot started with 3 farmers in 2012… Read More »

Policy review and institutional analysis of the hydropower in Laos

The   report   reviewed   existing   policies   and   legal   frameworks   relating   to   land-­‐water-­‐environment   management   with   a   focus   on   hydropower   development   and   livelihood   options   in   Lao   PDR,   Cambodia,  … Read More »

Commune Agro-ecosystems in Cambodia, a Guidance Manual

Commune Agroecosystems Analysis (CAEA) is a participatory analysis methodology used by the Department of Agricultural Extension to identify and prioritize agricultural development needs at the commune level. This manual provides a step-by-step procedure to implement CAEA Read More »

Working Paper on Population Growth and Natural Resource Pressures in Pursat Catchment

This project examined the linkages between population and demand for food and water. Cambodia, in general, and Pursat Province in particular, have a complex and interesting mosaic of demographic attributes and development issues. The Tonle Sap basin and Pursat catchment possess the country’s largest potential water resources. These resources have… Read More »

Environmental water demand of the Srepok catchment, and the importance of maintaining environmental water flows

Sông Sêrêpôk là chi lưu cấp I của sông Mê Kông, do hai nhánh Krông Ana và Krông Knô hợp thành. Dòng chính tương đối dốc, chảy từ cao độ 400m ở nhập lưu xuống cao độ 150m ở biên giới Campuchia. Theo báo cáo hiện trạng môi trường tỉnh… Read More »

Assessment of the impacts from WSI on agricultural activities; and how changes in agricultural activities are affecting WSI

Sông Srepok là con sông lớn nhất của Tây Nguyên và là một trong những chi lưu chính của sông Mekong, bắt nguồn từ dãy Trường Sơn chảy về hường Tây đổ vào sông Mekong gần Strung Treng. Sông có diện tích lưu vực 29.500 km2 trong đó nằm trên… Read More »

INTERACTION BETWEEN GROUNDWATER RESOURCES, AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION AND WATER EXPLOITATION INFRASTRUCTURE IN SREPOK RIVER BASIN (VIETNAM)

In Vietnamese: In the past decades, the exploitation and use of water resources (surface and groundwater) and the prevention and control of water-caused disasters in the Srepok River Basin have gained important achievements, contributing greatly to socio-economic development of the basin. However, we have not been fully aware in a… Read More »

INTERACTION BETWEEN GROUNDWATER RESOURCES, AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION AND WATER EXPLOITATION INFRASTRUCTURE IN SREPOK RIVER BASIN (VIETNAM)

In the past decades, the exploitation and use of water resources (surface and groundwater) and the prevention and control of water-caused disasters in the Srepok River Basin have gained important achievements, contributing greatly to socio-economic development of the basin. However, we have not been fully aware in a long time… Read More »

DSTS and Modeling Tools Report

Decision Support Tools (DSTs) have been developed by various organisations (government agencies, international organizations, NGOs, universities, consultancy companies and think tanks) to facilitate decision making around a number of issues, including water governance and management. There are arange of DSTs, distinguished by their function, quality of services (accuracy and precision),… Read More »

Working Paper on Population Growth and Natural Resources Pressures in Pursat Catchment

This working paper examines population growth in Pursat and its potential impact on food demand and land and water resources in a systematic and integrated manner. The main purpose of the paper is to kick-start a policy debate on population dynamics and food and water security in Pursat. The paper… Read More »

Fisheries and Aquaculture Production in Reservoirs in Lao PDR

The project’s overall aim is to provide better information on reservoir fisheries and aquaculture so that reservoirs will be planned and managed to provide a broader range of benefits, particularly to rural people living nearby. Some specific questions which the project is addressing include the following. Read More »

Land/Forest Use and Trends Analysis

The Land/Forest-use and Trends Analysis report assesses the land cover changes occurring in the TSB and Stung Pursat, describing as well the drivers of these changes. Furthermore, the report provides an overview of how forests are governed in Cambodia, and draws some recommendations and conclusions. Read More »

Report on Conflict Analysis and Power Relations in Pursat Catchment

The MK16 report analyses stakeholder roles, relationships, and views on water resources management in Cambodia in general, and Pursat specifically, for developing good IWRM structures that incorporates a shared understanding of the reality and complexity of different stakeholder interests and relationships. The analysis is designed to examine the degree of… Read More »

Multi-stakeholder Platform: An innovative mechanism for promoting integrated decision making in the Stung Pursat catchment

Introduced as an innovation in the Stung Pursat catchment of Cambodia, a MSP was piloted to promote integrated water resource management (IWRM). The “Fostering-Evidence-based IWRM in Stung Pursat catchment, Cambodia project1 (MK 16)” supported three MSP sessions in Pursat, and brought-together over 40 participants from government (national, provincial, and municipal),… Read More »