Myanmar Healthy Rivers Initiative - Report Series Myanmar’s rivers are a key national resource, providing irrigation, hydropower, water supplies for cities and industries, and navigation [...]
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 [...]
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.
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.
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 [...]
Mekong Challenge Program on water and Food (CPWF) Potential for Increasing the Role of Renewables in the Mekong Power Supply (MK 14) Donor / Partner: [...]
Protected Areas and Development in the Lower Mekong Donor: USAID | Duration: 2001-2003 | Location: Mekong Region - Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Lao PDR [...]
Effective Management of World Heritage Sites and Capacity-Building for Protected Areas in the Marshall Islands Donor / Partner: AusAID | Duration: 2006-2007 | Location: Marshall Islands [...]