In response to problems that have come about related to water resources and ecosystem services in the Red River basin, one project has combined high level technical approaches, including remote sensing data, with citizen science in order to pilot more holistic solutions.
The recurrent threat of both flooding and drought looms large over many parts of the Mekong region. This variability is natural but is increasing due to climate change. Their destructive effects can be either relieved or compounded depending on the way dams are operated.
Laos has many foreign land concessions, which have resulted in farmers losing their land and traditional livelihood activities. What are some of the coping mechanisms they employ to deal with these changes?
Video of CPWF project that aimed to help provincial authorities and communities affected by the Lower Sesan 2 Hydropower Dam in northeast Cambodia to actively engage in the resettlement planning process.