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The Mekong project on ‘Water Governance’ (MK4) focused on the governance structures and mechanisms needed to enable, support and maintain the successful Water Storage Infrastructure (WSI) optimization strategies identified by the first three CPWF-Mekong projects. It considered the ways in which WSI were managed and what needed to change if benefits were to be optimized and multiple uses implemented. It relates not only to individual reservoirs, but also to cascades, including trans-boundary cascades and the basin scale.


This project was led by the Mekong Program on Water, Environment and Resilience (M-POWER), a regional network. On behalf of M-POWER, the Asian Institute of Technology leads this project, in partnership with the Center for Development Oriented Research in Agriculture and Livelihood Systems (Cambodia), and the Center for Sustainable Development of Water Resources and Adaptation to Climate Change (Vietnam).

Project Leader

Edsel Sajor (