The Beijing-led Lancang-Mekong Cooperation mechanism was set up to help ease tensions over development projects, but NGOs are unconvinced
The ADB is featuring organic food as a new type of tourism in the GMS, while farmers themselves are suffering, as is the ecology many of these tourists want to experience.
Hydropower development will likely deal a serious economic blow to Cambodia, with dire outlooks for its fisheries and rice outputs predicts Mekong River Commission (MRC).
If all the dams currently proposed for the lower Mekong basin are developed, sediment load reaching the delta will fall to 4% of current levels
A beautifully colored frog, two mole species found by a team of Vietnamese and Russian scientists, and a fish from Cambodia with a long body and bold stripes…
In the Kep Archipelago a small NGO is working to establish a marine refuge that will keep the trawlers at bay so seagrass meadows can recover and depleted fish stocks can return to life.
Can the Mekong fisheries, worth more than US$2 billion annually, co-exist with the 100 hydropower dams planned for construction along the tributaries and main stem of the river?
“The five Mekong countries have great potential in developing trade in agriculture and hope that you can sell more good products to us,” said Chinese senior LMC officer
A new study focusing on wind energy’s potential in coastal provinces is expected to complete next year.
The UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights has provided three recommendations to prevent human rights violations stemming from Thai investment overseas.