MRC Joint Environmental Monitoring Pilots Donor: GIZ | Sub-contractor: OTT Hydromet | Duration: 2019 - 2021 | Location: Lao PDR, Cambodia and Thailand [...]
Environmental Study of the Lancang-Mekong Development Plan (LMDP) – Report series and project briefsICEM Environmental Management2020-01-10T15:21:53+07:00
About: Phase 1 of the Development Plan of International Navigation on the Lancang-Mekong River (LMDP) aims to improve navigation in the Mekong mainstream from the Golden [...]
Study on Water Pollution Control and Drainage & Wastewater Improvement in Hanoi City Donor: World Bank | Partner: Nippon Koei | Duration: 2019 | Location: [...]
Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) of Rayong Province Development Master Plan and Revision of Thai Draft SEA guidelinesICEM Environmental Management2020-01-10T15:21:57+07:00
Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) of Rayong Province Development Master Plan & Revision of Thai Draft SEA guidelines Host agency: Thai National Economic and Social Development [...]
Implementing innovative approaches for water governance Donor: Asian Development Bank (ADB) | Duration: 2018-2019 | Location: Mongolia About: Mongolia is a vast landlocked country, [...]
Strengthening Early Warning, Resilient Agriculture and Rural Development Donor/Partner: Funded by the Government of Canada and administered by the Asian Development Bank | [...]
Climate and Natural Disasters Resilience Project in Bac Kan Province Donor/Partner: AREP/AFD | Duration: 2018 | Location: Vietnam About: Bac Kan city [...]
Development of the Ayeyarwady Decision Support System and Basin Master Plan Donor: World Bank (WB) | Duration: 2018-2020 | Location: Myanmar [...]
This poster was displayed at the 2017 Greater Mekong Forum on Water, Food and Energy that took place in Yangon, Myanmar in October 2017. [...]
State of Knowledge papers: River Health in the Salween and in the Ayeyarwady The Salween and Ayeyarwady are Myanmar's largest rivers and provide a [...]
Basin-wide Assessment of Climate Change Impacts on Socio-economic Vulnerability in the Lower Mekong BasinICEM Environmental Management2020-01-10T15:22:05+07:00
Basin-wide Assessment of Climate Change Impacts on Socio-economic Vulnerability in the Lower Mekong Basin Donor/Partner: Mekong River Commission (MRC) | Duration: 2017 [...]
Strengthening Integrated Water Resource Planning and Management at River Basin Level Donor/Partner: Asian Development Bank (ADB) | Duration: 2017-2018 | Location: Thailand [...]
AIRBM Project, State of the Basin Report Package 5 – Sectoral Development and Macroeconomics AssessmentICEM Environmental Management2020-01-10T15:22:06+07:00
AIRBM Project, State of the Basin Assessment (SOBA), Package 5 – Sectoral Development and Macroeconomics Assessment Donor/Partner: World Bank | Duration: 2017-2018 | [...]
Enhanced Use of Disaster Risk Information for Decision Making in Southeast Asia - Myanmar Component Donor/Partner: Asian Development Bank (ADB) | Duration: 2017-2018 [...]
ESIA and ESMP for Sub-project 1, ESA for Stretch 1, and ESMP Monitoring and Reporting during Construction of Sub-project 1ICEM Environmental Management2020-01-10T15:22:08+07:00
Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) and Environmental and Social Management Plan (ESMP) for Sub-project 1, Environmental and Social Assessment (ESA) for Stretch 1, and [...]
The Sekong, Sesan and Sre Pok are transboundary tributaries of the Mekong River. The 3S basins, as they are collectively known, are richly endowed with natural resources and make an important contribution to national and regional development. However, there is a critical need to understand and respond to the risks inherent in the current "growth at all costs" paradigm. The purpose of the study is to improve the quality of planning and investment in the 3S region.
This poster presentation was developed as part of the Myanmar Healthy Rivers Initiative, and displayed at the 2016 Greater Mekong Forum on Water, Food and [...]
A Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) of the Hydropower Sector in Myanmar Donor/Partner: International Finance Corporation (IFC) | Duration: 2016-2018 | Location: Myanmar [...]
Income for Coastal Communities for Mangrove Protection Donor: Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) | Duration: 2015-2016 | Location: Pakistan, Thailand and Vietnam [...]
Strategic Mainstreaming of Ecosystem-based Adaptation in Vietnam Donor / Partner: GIZ | Duration: 2015-2016 | Location: Viet Nam About: Vietnam is a biodiversity [...]
Lao PDR is among the least developed countries in the world and, according to IPPC findings, is particularly vulnerable to the effects of climate change. Because of the region's high poverty rates and low development progress, livelihoods that are already affected by the impacts of existing climate variability become highly sensitive to climate change.
The Khone Falls fish pass study is the first of its kind in the Mekong region. For the most part, fish pass design has been based on studies conducted outside the Mekong region and with a focus on fish species not found in the Mekong River. The project aims to assess the swimming capabilities of migratory fish species in the Khone Falls to help design fish passes that are tailored to the needs and capabilities of Mekong fish species.
In 2014/2015, ICEM conducted a Climate Risk and Vulnerability Assessment (CRVA) of the proposed Nam Ngiep Hydropower 1 Project (NNP1) in Lao PDR. The overall objective of the study was to assess the climate risk of the proposed Nam Ngiep 1 Hydropower Project (NNP1) in Lao PDR, and to identify measures to increase its climate resilience.
Natural systems are the essential foundation for Mekong town development and rehabilitation. The Resource Kit for Building Resilience and Sustainability in Mekong Towns is a seven-volume kit that promotes the maintenance and use of natural systems as a key strategy for building sustainability and resilience in urban areas. Prepared for the Asian Development Bank by ICEM as part of the award-winning TA 8186, the resource kit is built on the experience and expertise of a wide variety of professionals from the Mekong region and abroad.
This informational poster was developed as part of the Myanmar Healthy Rivers Initiative to give an overview of the project objectives, outputs, and monitoring. It was presented at the WLE Myanmar Project Launch in March 2015. > Visit the Myanmar Healthy Rivers Initiative project page for more information.
In 2012, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) contracted the consortium of ICEM–International Centre for Environment Management (ICEM) and Economic Consulting Associates (ECA) to undertake [...]
About: The Salween River lies at the cross roads of Asia linking South and Southeast Asia with Tibetan Plateau and providing a home and well-being to more than 13 distinct ethnic groups and 10 million people. As Myanmar develops, the relationship between the river’s stakeholders and the underlying biophysical system changes. New stakeholders are emerging with new values and needs and are placing new demands and pressures on the river and the health of the system. In this context, efforts to understand the health of river ecosystems and the values which different stakeholders ascribe to the goods and services derived from the river system will help set a benchmark of how development decisions at the national, provincial and local level will impact on different user groups.
About: Action to tackle climate change in Cambodia is crucial. Cambodia will be a hotspot for climate change in the region. Average maximum daily temperatures in the wet season are projected to increase from between 1.7 to 5.3°C. Average dry season temperatures will also increase with a range of between 1.5 to 3.5°C. Trends in precipitation are also expected to change over the coming decades. Seasonal variability in rainfall patterns will grow, resulting in wetter wet seasons and drier dry seasons.
About: The Nam Ngiep 1 Hydropower Project is a hydropower generation facility planned for a location in Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) within the lower Nam Ngiep Catchment approximately 145 kilometres (km) northeast of Vientiane and approximately 50 km north of Pakxan. The Nam Ngiep is a tributary to the Mekong River, joining the Mekong immediately upstream of Pakxan. Primary components of the Project are a concrete gravity dam, storage reservoir, main power station and re-regulation power station, and power regulation and transmission facilities.
About: The Mekong Basin with its complex monsoon climate is highly exposed to climate change. Average annual temperatures are expected to increase by 3-5°C by mid-century with average wet season precipitation increasing by 3-14% (USAID, 2013). For the floodplain areas of Cambodia and Viet Nam, increases in wet precipitation will be coupled with increased peak daily precipitation events and drier dry seasons, compounding water availability issues by making wet seasons wetter and dry seasons drier (USAID, 2013).
Optimizing the management of a cascade of reservoirs at the catchment level Donor / Partner: CGIAR | Duration: 2012-2013 | Location: Vietnam, Lao [...]
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Strengthening Integrated Water and Flood Management Implementation Donor / Partner: Asian Development Bank | Duration: 2013-2015 | Location: Bankok, Thailand During the last [...]
The Mekong Delta is affected by upstream development – often in ways not fully understood and with uncertain impacts on natural, social and economic systems which sustain life and well being for millions of people in Vietnam. With expanding plans for major developments on the mainstream and its tributaries, those impacts are likely to become much more serious. Vietnam and its riparian neighbours do not have adequate scientific understanding for informed decision making on Mekong mainstream hydropower projects, especially on their downstream effects.
Survey of the Pollution in the Dong Nai River Basin and Danang Donor / Partner: JICA | Duration: 2010 | Location: Vietnam About: ICEM conducted a background study [...]
About: The Mekong River Basin faces a grave threat from climate change. Communities and governments must work together to develop and promulgate adaptation strategies that preserve the lives and livelihoods of some 60 million people. ICEM is working with DAI and SEA START as part of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Mekong Adaptation and Resilience to Climate Change (ARCC) project to generate new data, new approaches and to spur adaptive change in the Mekong River Basin.
SEA of the Hydropower Master Plan in the context of the Power Development Plan VI Donor / Partner: Asian Development Bank (ADB) / GMS [...]
Industrial Pollution Sources Survey of the Cau and Day/Nhue River Basins Donor / Partner: Asian Development Bank (ADB) / MOI / EVN / MONRE | [...]
The Impact of Water Supply Infrastructure on Floods and Droughts in the Mekong Region and the Implications for Food Production under the Mekong Challenge Program on [...]
Drinking Water Quality Management in Rural Lao PDR Donor / Partner: World Bank (WB)| Duration: 2011-2012 | Location: Lao PDR About: Nam Saat, under [...]
About: This significant study is the first of its kind for the Mekong River and will provide the foundation for understanding fish migration dynamics to inform realistic and sustainable design of fish passes for proposed hydropower dams. The objective of the project is to assess the hydro?geomorphologic requirements of fish migrations using the Khone Falls as a natural laboratory.