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An article about the hydropower developments on the Mekong river mainstream and the impacts on livelihoods. The author discusses changes in the international framework regarding Mekong water resources management. They then discuss mainstream dam development and upstream development by China, and argue that sustainable use of the Mekong has not be adequately considered. Part of the series 'Nature and our future: The Mekong Basin and Japan'.

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Data Resource Preview - The changing Mekong environment and the impacts on people’s livelihoods

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Field Value
Document type Analysis, discussion papers, and blogs
Language of document
  • English
  • Electricity infrastructure
  • Energy
  • Livelihood rights
  • Renewable energy production
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Cambodia
  • Viet Nam
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Thailand
  • Myanmar
  • China
Copyright Unclear copyright
Version / Edition 1.0
License unspecified
Author (individual) Kiguchi, Yuka
Pagination 4 p.
Date uploaded June 26, 2015, 08:15 (UTC)
Date modified June 26, 2015, 08:20 (UTC)