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 [...]
Preliminary Evaluation of the Ecological Attributes of the Fish Fauna of the Vu Gia – Thu Bon River SystemICEM Environmental Management2020-01-10T15:22:12+07:00
Rapid economic development has seen Vietnam’s energy demand grow at a rate of 13-15% per annum over the last decade, leading to chronic and severe power shortages, and plans for extensive hydropower development. The Vu Gia – Thu Bon River Basin in central Vietnam will be one of the first areas to see increased hydropower development with 8 major and at least 34 minor hydro installations planned for completion over the next 10 years.
These information posters were developed as part of the Bioengineering and Green Infrastructure Session delivered at the 2015 Mekong Forum on Water, Food, and Energy [...]
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.
ICEM conducted this strategic environmental assessment (SEA) with the MARD Directorate of Forestry and the World Bank within the framework of negotiations on a Public Investment Reform Development Policy Loan between the World Bank and the Government of Vietnam. The SEA offers a rapid assessment of three Provincial Forest Protection and Development Plans (FPDPs) and provides guidance for the development of the National Forestry Master Plan 2010–2020 and wider decision making in the forestry sector in Vietnam.
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.
Protected Areas, Development, and Climate Change in the Greater Mekong Subregion Duration: 2014-2017 | Location: GMS — Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam, Myanmar, China [...]
Strengthening Environmental Management and Land Administration (SEMLA) Donor / Partner: MONRE / SIDA | Duration: 2005-2010 | Location: Vietnam About: ICEM was one of three [...]
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.
Review Status of SEA in the Greater Mekong Subregion Donor / Partner: Asian Development Bank (ADB) / GMS Environment Operations Center | Duration: 2006 [...]
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 | [...]
Strategic Environmental Assessment of the GMS North/South Economic Corridor Donor / Partner: Asian Development Bank (ADB) | Duration: 2008-2009 | Location: Lao PDR About: The Greater Mekong [...]
SEA of the Vu Gia - Thu Bon River Basin Hydropower Plan Donor / Partner: Asian Development Bank (ADB) / MOI / EVN / MONRE | Duration: 2006-2007 | [...]
Financial Sustainability for National Systems of Protected Areas Donor / Partner: UNDP, GRF, UK Environment and Development Group (EDG) - In Thailand: MONRE, UNDP, WWF [...]
Action Plan for Improving Forest Management and Conservation in the South-East Agro-Ecological Region of VietnamNga2020-01-10T15:22:35+07:00
Action Plan for Improving Forest Management and Conservation in the South-East Agro-Ecological Region of Vietnam Donor / Partner: Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF)/ [...]
Biodiversity and Development of the Hydropower Sector: Lessons from the Vietnam experience Donor / Partner: CEPF | Location: Vietnam The Government of Vietnam has [...]
Drinking Water Quality Management in Rural Lao PDR Donor / Partner: World Bank (WB)| Duration: 2011-2012 | Location: Lao PDR About: Nam Saat, under [...]
Wetlands Climate Change Threat and Vulnerability Assessment Donor / Partner: Mekong River Commission | Duration: 2010-2012 | Location: Lao PDR, Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam About: The purpose [...]
Rapid Assessment of the Extent and Impact of Sea Level Rise in Vietnam Donor / Partner: | Duration: 2008 | Location: Vietnam About: [...]
Climate Change Impact Assessment and Adaptation in Ho Chi Minh City Donor / Partner: Asian Development Bank (ADB) / HCMC Peoples Committee | Duration: 2008-2009 [...]
Drinking Water Quality Management in Rural Areas of Lao PDR Partner: The World Bank | Duration: 13 months - Feb 2011-March 2012 | Location: [...]
Mekong Delta Central Connectivity Project: Rapid Climate Change Vulnerability and Adaptation AssessmentNga2020-01-10T15:22:40+07:00
Mekong Delta Central Connectivity Project: Rapid Climate Change Vulnerability and Adaptation Assessment Donor / Partner: Asian Development Bank (ADB) | Duration: 2011 - 2012 [...]
Climate Change Adaptation Initiative (CCAI) Donor / Partner: Mekong River Commission - Environment Program (MRCS-EP) | Duration: 2008- 2009 | Location: Lao PDR, Vietnam, [...]
Strengthening the Capacity of Pacific Countries to Respond to Climate Change Donor / Partner: Asian Development Bank (ADB) | Duration: 2010-2012 | Location: Fiji, Marshall Islands, [...]
About: This SEA served as an initial technical assessment of the long-term sustainability of master planning in the forestry sector and also provided the framework for training MARD Department of Forestry staff in the use and implementation of SEA. The SEA undertook a rapid assessment of three Provincial Forest Protection and Development Plans (FPDPs), and provides guidance for the development of a National Forest Sector Master Plan and wider GoV decision-making in the forestry sector.
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 [...]