This post was originally published on December 18, 2012 on The Water Channel Blog. Dam building is a complicated and messy business. The Mekong region exemplifies the contradictions, problems and concerns that different groups hold. More than 140 dams are planned for the lower Mekong Basin and many are […]
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Plans to harness hydropower potential in the Lower Mekong Basin for the first time has led to a search for a good dam. This is the issue that some 200 scientists, development experts, policy makers, and representatives from the hydropower sector wanted to resolve when they participated in last month’s […]
By Alain Vidal and Kim Geheb (CPWF-Mekong basin leader) November 7 will probably be remembered for President Obama’s second term success. Nobody that we are aware of remembered that it was also the day, 95 years ago, that the Bolsheviks toppled Czar Nicholas II of Russia. This singular day in […]