Our Research: Mekong

  • 2013-12

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
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  • 2013-11

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
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  • 2013-12

Water Demand Analysis within the Pursat River Catchment

In order to address water resources issues and develop capacities for implementing IWRM, there is a need for better collaboration between sectors and use of scientific data in decision making. Collaborative and informed decision-making rely on better understanding of, and access to quantitative and qualitative research results. Multi-stakeholder Platforms (MSPs)… Read More
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  • 2013-04

Decision Support Tools and Modeling Tools Report

This report presents various decision support tools (DSTs) and modeling techniques for facilitating decision-making around water resource management. The objective here is to assess currently available and relevant DSTs, and to highlight the method of selecting most appropriate tool. Read More
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  • 2013

Dams in the Mekong Basin: Commissioned, Under Construction and Planned Dams in May 2013

Shows all known commissioned, under construction and planned dams in the Mekong River Basin as at May 2013. Read More
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  • 2013

Dams in the Mekong Basin: Commissioned, Under Construction and Planned Dams in May 2013

Shows all known commissioned, under construction and planned dams in the Mekong River Basin as at May 2013. Read More
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  • 2013

Dams in the Mekong Basin: Commissioned, Under Construction and Planned Dams in May 2013

Shows all known dams in the Mekong Basin (commissioned, under construction and planned) as at May 2013. 'Unknown' dams are mainly dams and reservoirs constructed for use in irrigation and water supply, the names of which are current unknown. Data sources: Citation of the data sources contributing to the location… Read More
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  • 2013-10-01

Summary of CPWF Research in the Mekong River Basin

Hydropower development: a defining issue There are few other places in the world, perhaps none, with such intensive dams development as the Mekong Basin. The major tensions in the Mekong revolve around dams and other infrastructure development and the shift from economies based on agriculture and primary production to manufacturing,… Read More
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  • 2012

The Impacts of Dams on the Fisheries of the Mekong (English Language)

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. Read More
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  • 2012

The Impacts of Dams on the Fisheries of the Mekong (Vietnamese Language)

Reviews Mekong fishery basics and current literature on the impact of dams on fish migrations and habitats, biodiversity, aquaculture production and reservoir fisheries. Read More
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  • 2012

The Impacts of Dams on the Fisheries of the Mekong (Thai Language)

Reviews Mekong fishery basics and current literature on the impact of dams on fish migrations and habitats, biodiversity, aquaculture production and reservoir fisheries. Read More
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  • 2012

The Impacts of Dams on the Fisheries of the Mekong (Khmer Language)

Reviews current literature on impacts of dams on fisheries, including: fishery basics, fish migrations, habitats, biodiversity, aguaculture production and reservoir fisheries. Read More
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  • 2012

The Impacts of Dams on the Fisheries of the Mekong (Chinese Language)

Reviews Mekong fishery basics, fish migrations, habitats, biodiverity, aquaculture production and reservoir fisheries. Read More
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  • 2012

The Impacts of Dams on the Fisheries of the Mekong (Lao Language)

Reviews Mekong fishery basics, fish migrations, habitats, biodiversity, aquaculture production and reservoir fisheries. Read More
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  • 2012-07-12

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
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  • 2012-09

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
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  • 2011-12

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
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  • 2011-05-01

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
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