Stories that bring together research partners.
How to deal with the various pressures facing the inland fisheries of the Mekong Region especially hydropower dams on the mainstream Mekong River, was a key topic of discussion at the 2015 China-ASEAN Environmental Cooperation Forum (CAECF) held in Nannin
SUMERNET will co-organise a panel on “Robust Decision Support (RDS) for Addressing the Complexity and Uncertainty in Planning for Water, Food and Energy Nexus” on 22 October 2015. The RDS panel is part of the 4th Greater Mekong Forum on Water, Food and E
Chindwin Futures (CF) is continuing its efforts to improve Chindwin River Basin management by co-organising the 4th consultation meeting in Monywa during 6-7 October 2015. SUMERNET partners in Myanmar will be attending.
How can household adaptation strategies cope with climate hazards but stay compatible with local development objectives and improve local community resilience? The adaptation pathway research project tracks the climate adaptation strategies of households,
The collaborative study of small wetlands research team conducted the first of three surveys of small wetlands in Yok Don National Park in the Central Highlands of Vietnam, and Kulen Promtep Wildlife Sanctuary in Northern Cambodia during May-June 2015.
At the Rasi Salai dam in northeast Thailand, the RECOVER research project addresses a self-identified goal agreed upon amongst the project partners to clearly categorize a wetland area affected by the Rasi Salai dam, and designate permitted uses within it
The research team on “Rice Straw (RS) co-benefits” focused on experiments to assess technology options for Rice Straw (RS) derived fuel-cookstove systems in Cambodia, Thailand and Vietnam.
In Cambodia and Lao PDR, rubber and cash crop plantations have expanded into farmlands posing difficulties for local people, and in particular, women farmers. In Cambodia’s northeastern province of Rattanakiri, farmers practice rotational cultivation that
As of June 1, 2015, the REDD+ team has conducted over 50 interviews and attended more than 20 policy observations. All three teams have also been collecting, collating and analyzing archival materials including past and current policies, laws and regulati
Climate change, regional integration and safeguards were highlighted by speakers at a SUMERNET roundtable at the regional symposium on the role of social and environmental safeguards held by the Mekong Partnership for the Environment (MPE) in Bangkok on 2
The First Regional Assessment Workshop will explore Robust Decision Support (RDS) Framework for water scarcity management in the Mekong Region. The workshop is being held from 14-16 July to explore solutions to water scarcity management as the Mekong reg
This SUMERNET research project has begun to investigate and address a common problem among countries of the Mekong Region – the open burning of large amounts of rice straw during agricultural processes.