The evidence continues to pile up on the river’s bleak future, but development and management practices continue to ignore the facts.
Tag: Lancing-Mekong Cooperation
Over the last two years, the China led Lancang-Mekong Cooperation Mechanism has used everything from a “bulldozer approach” to engaging with local communities to deal with tensions over development projects
Beijing has pledged billions of dollars to build new infrastructure in Cambodia as payback for impacts of Chinese mega-dams across the Mekong.
Leaders of the six countries sharing the Mekong River on Wednesday adopted a five-year plan of action on sub-regional cooperation.
China has the upper hand over a resource that serves as the economic lifeblood of its poor southern backyard.
Do all six countries who share the Mekong River share the same spirit of camaraderie? For answers, look to today’s 2nd Lancang-Mekong Cooperation Summit.