Best practices and knowledge sharing in watershed management in the Lower Mekong Basin

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Watershed Management in the Lower Mekong Basin. Appraisal Report.

Description Best practices and knowledge sharing in watershed management in the Lower Mekong Basin PDF

Executive Summary MRC is the only organisation mandated by the highest political level to address basin-wide issues, to foster inter-country co-operation and to address potential cross-boundary conflicts.

Country status report on watershed management in Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand and Viet Nam chloramphenicol eye drops Assessment of Available Low cost Monitoring Systems for the Watershed in the Lower Mekong Basin can you take claritin and advil Best Practices and Knowledge Sharing in Watershed Management in the Lower mekong Basin ciprofloxacin.

Vientiane, Lao PDR, 28 Sep 28 SeptemberVientiane, Lao PDR – Exploitative fishing practices, uncoordinated development of water infrastructure, and insufficient monitoring and sharing of hydro-data are among the major challenges facing Cambodia, Lao PDR and Viet Nam in managing their shared water resources across the Mekong borders.

implementation and make recommendations for sustainable watershed management in the Mekong region. The specific objectives of the workshop are to (1) share knowledge and best practices, present findings, draw conclusions and facilitate exchange of experiences, from SUMALOM Nam Ton and other MRC Member Countries and (2) identify key.

management process. This is because watershed management involves so many different sub-processes, which in turn are subject to so many external factors of influence, to the point that identification of a set of a few best practices or even one single best practice seems hardly possible [32].

For the overall watershed management process, it. Watershed Management in the Lower Mekong Basin. Policy Dialogue, Vientiane, Lao PDR 28 – 30 September 1. Introduction.

The MRC Vision for the Mekong River Basin is: An economically prosperous, socially just and environmentally sound Mekong river Basin.

Watershed Resources. Watershed Management Project (WSMP) Home benadryl and codeine Introduction MRC and Watershed Management in the Lower Mekong Basins. MRC and Watersheds Management in the Lower Mekong Basin.

Details Best practices and knowledge sharing in watershed management in the Lower Mekong Basin PDF

Powered by can you take plan b while on birth control. Watershed Management Project (WSMP), Information and Knowledge Management Strategy and Concept. Working Paper No. MRC / GTZ Watershed Management Project (WSMP). Watershed Management Project (WSMP), Second Policy Dialogue on Watershed Management in the Lower Mekong Basin.

Proceedings. MRC / GTZ / Size: 91KB. Continue to develop the Forecast Mekong tool and other planning tools to support water management and meet regional watershed management goals. Build capacity to support decision making regarding water resources management and infrastructure development, furthering a sustainable balance at the nexus of water, food, and energy.

Ex-situ watershed management practices reduce peak discharge in order to reclaim gully formation and harvest substantial amount of runo/, which increases groundwater recharge and irrigation potential in watersheds. Figure 4. Water stored in check dam built across the stream channel (ex-situ management); Photo: Kothapally watershed.

Best Practices and Knowledge Sharing in Watershed Management in the Lower Mekong Basin Information and Knowledge Management Strategy and Concept Proceedings – 2nd Policy Dialogue on Watershed Management in the Lower Mekong Basin Gaining Ground: The Socio-Economic Driving Forces Behind Decisions Regarding Land Use and Land-Use Change.

Developed the first Mekong Basin Development Strategy that outlines how the four member countries will share, use, manage and protect water resources equitably and sustainably. It is an Integrated Water Resources Management Strategy that identifies priorities that support the countries to capture development opportunities and minimise Size: 6MB.

Integrated planning approaches in large and complex river basins can help ensure effective management and equitable use of water and related resources.

This is very relevant for the Mekong River Basin and is a reason why Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) is a cornerstone of the MRC’s approach to managing planning on a basin-wide scale. It is often heard that watershed management is concerned with conserving upstream areas for the benefit of downstream areas.

There is some truth in this statement, but it is not the whole truth. Especially in the case of the Mekong Basin, the greatest share of water originates from the Lower Basin, more precisely, from the lowland Plateaus of. knowledge base for sustainable watershed management in the Lower Mekong Basin.

Another tool - The Rapid Basin-wide Hydropower Sustainability Assessment Tool (RSAT) has been under development since Following years of trials and improvements, in RSAT became an important tool for the MRC and Member Countries.

From local watershed management to integrated river basin management at nati onal and transboundary levels.

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Mekong River Commission, Lao PDR. Photographs: GIZ, IUCN, IWMI, M-POWER, MRC, Torkil Jønch Clausen, Remy Rossi ISBN: Edited by Hanne Bach and Robin Taylor Design, illustrati ons and layout by Remy Rossi.

During the last few years the political commitment for sustainable watershed management has increased significantly in the Lower Mekong Basin (LMB). Sincethe Mekong River Commission (MRC) has implemented a variety of watershed management activities.

Init completed the MRC Watershed Management Project. lative effects of management practices in watersheds are essential to the river basin’s health.

Therefore, watershed management, though a definite national responsibility, has a considerable trans-boundary dimension. Watershed management programmes and projects have existed and been implemented for many years. Sustainable Management of Resources in the lower Mekong basin (basinwide) While the Watershed Classification Project deals with constant geophysical aspects, the Forest Cover Assessment and Monitoring Project addresses the vegetation cover (with particular consideration of forests) in the lower Mekong basin.

for Integrated Water Resources Management in the Lower Mekong Basin Prepared by the Mekong River Commission under the Basin Development Plan. 2 Knowledge-driven planning and management Community and stakeholder participation Good governance. 10 BDP Paper: Strategic Directions for.

Promoting Sustainable Watershed Management in the Lower Mekong Basin tested in pilot projects across the Lower Mekong Basin (LMB). it is important to share knowledge and best practices. Promoting Sustainable Watershed Management in the Lower Mekong Basin. The Mekong River Commission just completed a Regional Workshop as part of a 7-year, million Euro pilot project aimed at showcasing best practice in sustainable watershed management.

Watershed Classification in the Lower Mekong Basin Article (PDF Available) in Mountain Research and Development 34(2) May with 41 Reads How we measure 'reads'. WAteR AnD knoWLeDGe MAnAGeMent In VIetnAM: Understanding the Mekong Basin Thomas Menkhoff, Solvay Gerke & Hans-Dieter Evers About the Authors Thomas Menkhoff is Practice Associate Professor of Organisational Behaviour and Human Resources at the Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Singapore Management University.

The two development measures evaluated were titled “Sustainable watershed management in the Lower Mekong Basin” (GTZ) and "Potentials of rural areas in Mekong countries” (InWEnt). The GTZ project started in and ran over three phases until The InWEnt project ran in a singlephase from until The Community Site is designed as a gateway for information and knowledge sharing between clients, users and partners.

hubs is anticipated to grow to an extensive network beyond the boundaries of the Lower Mekong Basin in the future. created in and is dedicated to improving sustainable water management by championing best practices.

Joint Statement To Strengthen Water Data Management and Information Sharing in The Lower Mekong. Report. improve management of data and knowledge resources, and introduce advanced technologies.

The Mekong Basin water management regime has existed sincewith three distinct periods. The Mekong Committee () pursued integrated basin development, which was not achieved due to. Transboundary water quality issues in Mekong River i Water Studies Centre, Monash University NSR Environmental Consultants Pty Ltd Executive Summary Deteriorating water quality in the lower Mekong River basin has been identified as a priority transboundary issue by each of the four member countries.

Three particular transboundary. Politics and Development in a Transboundary Watershed: The Case of the Lower Mekong Basin [Öjendal, Joakim, Hansson, Stina, Hellberg, Sofie] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Politics and Development in a Transboundary Watershed: The Case of the Lower Mekong BasinFormat: Hardcover. InCambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam established the Mekong River Commission (MRC) as a means of collectively addressing the development problems of the Lower Mekong Basin.

Since then, the Commission has done much to improve the sustainable management of the water resource. Groundwater issues and knowledge in the Lower Mekong Basin information sharing workshop Tue, 12 Oct The Water Sector Review (WSR, ) shows that Vietnam in not rich in water and struggles to maintain water supply during the dry season.2.

the principles of long-term watershed management, 3. the elements of successful watershed management frameworks, and 4. the benefits of the watershed management approach.

Watershed management approaches are evolving throughout the country and are being used to solve tough problems. On the following pages are 6 examples of successful watershedFile Size: 1MB.