Myanmar experience is extreme, but not unique — and should serve as a reminder to all international investors that human rights and discrimination are everybody’s business.
Loss of livelihoods and independent sources of income for women due to dam construction can disrupt gender relations within families and communities…
The various national power development plants (PDPs) do not yet adequately reflect the renewable future yet.
This ‘Dams Observatory’ tracks all hydropower dams that are larger than 15 megawatts installed capacity, and/or those with a reservoir area of 0.5km2 or larger.
It now seems inevitable that Myanmar will grant the deep water port and SEZ development to China, despite community concerns.
Today the Mekong’s dolphins face a new threat. The proposed Sambor Dam on the river’s mainstream in Cambodia.
An inclusive & deliberative approach to addressing the Myitsone Dam dispute can showcase the govt’s commitment to genuine change.
The battle over the Mekong River has resumed, and it will end badly for one side. Despite continuous government efforts to delay, a decision will have to be made shortly.
the damage these dams will have on Vietnam is beginning to appear. As the country farthest down the watershed, Vietnam will be subject to these compounded harms. The country will suffer considerably under the proposed dams, losing as much as 27 percent of its GDP in the next 20 years as the Mekong Delta shrinks.