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Human dimensions of Mekong River Basin Development

Jasper Ingersoll

Human dimensions of Mekong River Basin Development

a case study of the Nam Pong Project, 1967-1968

by Jasper Ingersoll

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Published by Agency for International Development, Dept. of State in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


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Statementby Jasper Ingersoll.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 85/63838 (H)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationxix, 221 p.
Number of Pages221
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2699639M
LC Control Number85919771

  The basin is sparking debate on the development of hydropower. The Mekong River Basin is one of the most active basins in terms of hydropower potential and large dam constructions. 20 These completed, on-going and planned hydropower developments (especially the eleven large-dams projects) on the mainstream of the Lower Mekong River Basin have Author: Laure-Elise Mayard. Book of Abstracts. Contact ITT – Institute for Technology and Resources Management 67 The –15 Drought in the Paraíba Do Sul River Basin, Brazil: Responses, Challenges and Lessons 69 Notification and Prior Consultation Procedures in Mekong River Basin.


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Mekong, The: Environment and Development [Hiroshi Hori, Hiroshi Hiro] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This informative and critical account of the experience in planning for development of the water resources of the Mekong basin is unique in at least two respects: it describes the Mekong experience; it also provides a concrete demonstration of how international thinking Cited by:   Current approaches to river basin management often follow a paradigm of scientific, rational and nonpolitical problem-solving with limited involvement of stakeholders, narrated as a quest for the common good through river basin development, and legitimized by the conciliatory concept of.

In Mekong River Commission published IWRM-based Basin Development Strategy and The Mekong River Commission Strategic Plan. This book is the first detailed study of an international Human dimensions of Mekong River Basin Development book basin from a socio-legal perspective.

The Mekong River Basin, which sustains approximately 70 million people across Cambodia, China, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam, provides a prime example of the socio-legal complexities of governing a transboundary river and its by: 9.

The year marks the 20th anniversary of the Mekong Agreement on Cooperation for the Sustainable Development of the Mekong River Basin.

Human dimensions of Mekong River Basin Development book Signed in Chiang Rai on April 5,the agreement between Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand and Viet Nam. The book applies its socio-legal analysis to bring a fresh approach to understanding conflicts surrounding water governance in the Mekong River Basin.

The authors describe the wide range of uses being made of legal doctrine and legal argument in ongoing disputes surrounding hydropower development in the Basin, putting to rest lingering 4/5(1).

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The Mekong River Basin is the largest river basin in Southeast Asia. The river runs 4, kilome ter long with a km 3 of water volume per year and spans over six countrie s; China, Myanmar.

An international river basin is an ecological system, an economic thoroughfare, a geographical area, a font of life and livelihoods, a geopolitical network and, often, a cultural icon. It is also a socio-legal phenomenon.

This book is the first detailed study of an international river basin from a socio-legal perspective. The Mekong River Basin, which sustains approximately 70 million people. The book applies its socio-legal analysis to bring a fresh approach to understanding conflicts surrounding water governance in the Mekong River Basin.

The authors describe the wide range of uses being made of Human dimensions of Mekong River Basin Development book doctrine and legal argument in ongoing disputes surrounding hydropower development in the Basin, putting to rest lingering Author: Ben Boer.

Mekong River Commission Secretariat MEKONG Fa Ngoum Road, P.O. BoxVientiane, Lao PDR Tel: + 21Fax: + 21 Description - The Mekong: A Socio-Legal Approach to River Basin Development by Ben Boer. An international river basin is an ecological system, an economic thoroughfare, a geographical Human dimensions of Mekong River Basin Development book, a font of life and livelihoods, a geopolitical network and, often, a cultural icon.

It is also a socio-legal phenomenon. Most of my work has focused on human uses of water and, in particular, on the transformation of river basins due to large-scale development.

Much of this research has focused on "third world" settings in the Human dimensions of Mekong River Basin Development book century-e.g., the Mekong River Basin-but has applications to a variety of historical and geographical contexts.

Mekong River Basin is crucial for the livelihoods of millions of people of six countries: China, Myanmar, Lao PDR, Human dimensions of Mekong River Basin Development book, Thailand, and Vietnam.

The last four countries are categorized as the Lower Mekong Basin, where two thirds of the population rely on the water resources for subsistence agriculture and fisheries as well as to develop. A recent report by Eyes on Earth (EoE) highlighted the critical issue of China’s hydropower development and dam operation on the Lancang (upper Mekong) River and connected it to the ongoing drought in the lower Mekong basin.

The report sparked numerous articles in regional and international news outlets, think tanks, and online public discussion. By Richard Cronin - Two decades after the Paris Peace Accord that ended the proxy war in Cambodia, the Mekong Basin has re-emerged as a region of global significance.

The rapid infrastructure-led integration of a region some call "Asia's last frontier" has created tensions between and among China and its five southern neighbors-Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam.

Mekong River Basin Indicator Framework For informing the management of the Mekong River Basin The Mekong River Basin Indicator Framework provides a consistent and streamlined approach to data collection, analysis and reporting, to help alert Member Countries to the key issues and trends and identify areas for further investigation and cooperation across five core dimensions (environment.

Mekong River Basin is crucial for the livelihoods of millions of people of six countries: China, Myanmar, Lao PDR, Cambodia, Thailand, and Vietnam. The last four countries are categorized as the Lower Mekong Basin, where two thirds of the population relies on the water resources for subsistence agriculture and fisheries as well as to develop.

Call for contribution to a collective book on: “Inequalities and environmental changes in the Mekong River Basin” Co-editors Alexis Drogoul 1, Etienne Espagne 2, Linh Huynh Thi Phuong 3, Stéphane Lagrée 4. AFD Editions. Rising inequalities and accelerating environmental changes are two of the most significant challenges of the twenty.

The Mekong River Commission (MRC) is an intergovernmental river basin commission established by international treaty in Climate change has become an increasingly significant element of its work that cumulated with the publication of a Mekong Climate Change Adaptation Strategy and Action Plan (MASAP) in November The Mekong River is the 12th longest river in the world and has the 21st largest river basin (Douglas,Gupta et al., a, Gupta et al., b, Gupta, b).

The length of the main river is around km with an average annual discharge in the lower course of 15, m 3 s −1 (ca. km 3 a −1 ; Berner and Berner,p. ).Cited by: Mekong River Basin Chinese paddlefish Psephurus gladius kg (cm) Yangtze River Basin Mekong giant catfish Pangasianodon gigas kg (cm) Mekong River Basin Wels catfish Silurus glanis kg (cm) Widespread in Europe and Asia Giant pangasius (dog-eating catfish) Pangasius sanitwongsei kg (cm) Mekong River Basin.

First-named Chief Investigator, Australian Research Council Discovery Grant (DP) ‘Mekong Laws: Scales, Sites and Impacts of 'hard' and 'soft' Law in Mekong River Basin Governance’ (with Prof. Philip Hirsch, Prof. Ben Boer and Prof. Ben Saul) (AUD$,).

An increasing global population and growing wealth are raising demand for energy and food, impacting on the environment and people living in river basins. Sectoral decision-making may not optimize socio-economic benefits because of perverse impacts in other sectors for people and ecosystems.

The hydropower–food supply nexus in the Mekong River basins is assessed here in an influence by: Greater Mekong Subregion and ecozones of the case examples.

(A) East and Southeast Asia. The Greater Mekong Subregion includes six nations (Cambodia, China, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam) whose national boundaires overlap the hydrographic boundaries of the Mekong River Basin.

(B) HPAI ecozones. Red stippled areas indicate the Cited by: 1. Climate Change and Transboundary Waters: A Study of Discourse in the Mekong River Commission Show all authors. Gibson, C., Ostrom, E., Ahn, T. () The concept of scale and the human dimensions of global change: A survey.

Toward sustainability in Cited by: After five years with MRC he joined an academic research program in Japan focusing on water policy in the Mekong Region; Sokhem has actively participated in many high-profile international projects and programs and now leads a consultancy firm based in Vancouver, but many Mekong friends presume he is still living somewhere in the Mekong Region.

The Mekong by Ian Campbell,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. The Mekong: Ian Campbell: We use cookies to. The Yangtze or Yangzi (English: / ˈ j æ ŋ t s i / or / ˈ j ɑː ŋ t s i /) is the longest river in Asia, the third-longest in the world and the longest in the world to flow entirely within one country.

It rises at Jari Hill in the Tanggula Mountains (Tibetan Plateau) and flows 6, km (3, mi) in a generally easterly direction to the East China is the sixth-largest river by ⁃ location: Tanggula Mountains, Qinghai.

Resource Management in the Vietnamese Mekong Basin Working Paper No. 74, Asia Research Centre, Murdoch University Hirsch, P. and Cheong, G. Natural Resource Management in the Mekong River Basin: Perspectives for Australian Development Cooperation, Final Overview Report (contributor).

This book represents an updated and revised version of the papers presented at a conference conducted at Middlesex University, UK, in It provides comprehensive accounts of contemporary developments in international watercourse law with special reference to the legal regimes established in the River Ganges basin through the conclusion of the Mahakali Treaty between India Author: Nazrul Islam.

“River Basin Development,” News of the U.N., Friends General Conference, 2(2), May1, 4. “Emerging Needs in Development of the World's Rivers,” WMO Bulletin, July“The Changing Dimensions of the World Community,” The High School in a New Era, Francis S.

Chase and Harold A. Anderson, (eds.), Chicago: University. Carriage, Handling and Storage of Dangerous Goods Along the Mekong River (Volume I: Risk Analysis) is designed to be an important reference for the MRC, national line agencies, development.

A high quality environment is coming to be regarding as a necessary prerequisite for the enjoyment of some of the most fundamental human rights-such as the rights to life and health. The precise recognition of a 'right to environment' has not yet been settled and the essays in the book address this and related questions from different perspectives.

Then, as the s drew to a close, there was renewed interest in the possibilities of exploiting the Mekong’s economic potential. Finally, the Mekong Committee, originally established inwas transformed into the Mekong River Commission in with four member states, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam.

River-basin politics and the rise of ecological and transnational democracy in Southeast Asia and Southern Africa. Water Alternatives 1(1) Sneddon, C.

and C. Fox. Power, development and institutional change: participatory governance in the Lower Mekong basin. World Development 35(12) Fox. and C. Sneddon.

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The Mekong Delta was likely inhabited long since prehistory; the empires of Funan and Chenla maintained a presence in the Mekong Delta for centuries. Archaeological discoveries at Óc Eo and other Funanese sites show that the area was an important part of the Funan kingdom, bustling with trading ports and canals as early as in the first century AD and extensive human settlement in the region Country: Vietnam.

Fleur is the author of Non-Legality in International Law: Unruly Law (Cambridge, ) and The Mekong: A Socio-legal Approach to River Basin Development (co-authored with Ben Boer, Philip Hirsch, Ben Saul & Natalia Scurrah, Routledge ).

The Current Status of Environmental Criteria for Hydropower Development in the Mekong Region: A litterature compilation iii Foreword Population growth, economic development, and associated increases in personal wealth are causing growth in electricity demand across the Greater Mekong region, ifCited by:.

The Mekong Pdf Basin (MRB) is the longest pdf in Southeast Asia, and it supports a wide diversity of life. However, nowadays, climate change has affected vegetation in the Mekong River Basin, not only in the lower part of the basin, which is dominated by agriculture, but also in the upper part, the Lancang River Basin [ 17, 18 ].Cited by: 4.

This approach has been challenged by Hirsch and Jensen download pdf their study on national interests in the Mekong River basin where they contend that the working assumption of the international partners supporting cooperative management structures of the Mekong River Commission (MRC) has been that the respective riparian governments represent the Cited by: 2.ZONE 1: UPPER MEKONG RIVER IN CHINA TO CHIANG SAEN The ebook Mekong Basin in China produces aro tonnes of fish a year (Xie and Li ).

This low production, confirmed by Heinonen and Vainio‐Mattila (), is explained by the fact that the river flows in.