Mekong cross-border planning, management boosted as Commission secures German funding

The government of Germany has committed EUR 4 million (approximately US$4.6 million) to the Mekong River Commission (MRC) to strengthen Mekong cross-border water cooperation, according to the MRC.More ...

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Store water for household use, local residents advised

Vientiane residents are being advised to store sufficient water for household use as the capital’s water treatment plants struggle to process the increasingly turbid water sourced from the swollen Mekong River.More ...

Times Reporters

FAO is working for climate change adaptation in wetland areas of Lao PDR

FAO is working for Climate Adaptation in Wetland Areas of Lao PDR.  Lao PDR is intimately associated with one of the world’s major wetlands with the Mekong River system. The Mekong basin covers 88% of the country. More ...

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MRC, JICA Launch Study On Mekong Forest Conservation For Better Basin Management

(KPL) The Mekong River Commission (MRC) and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) have launched a joint study on forest conservation and river basin management in the lower Mekong basin as part of their effort to better manage and conserve the environmental health of the basin.More ...


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