The HydroCalculator is meant for use by communities, researchers and activists who are often closed out of the technical dam planning process. It is available free online.
Public opposition prompted Vietnamese authority to scrap plans to dump about 1 million cubic meters of sludge into the Binh Thuan Sea.
The Indigenous People Network and civil society organisations yesterday asked the government to speed up registration of indigenous collective lands.
The nitiative needs basic infrastructure, but cannot solely rely on mega projects worth billions of dollars. The infrastructure projects have to match the industrialization level of the host country, or they cannot be sustained.
New research published this week finds that deforestation In Cambodia is associated with increased risk of childhood morbidity and mortality
High-ranking Lao officials are regularly involved in illegal logging and cross-border sales, despite a ban on the export of timber issued by Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith in May last year.
ASEAN governments are set to speed up implementation of large infrastructure projects by taking advantage of the fast growth and the ample liquidity in the global financial market.