The Mekong

Written By Ian Charles Campbell
The Mekong
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 20 November 2009
  • ISBN : 9780080920634
  • Pages : 464 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 1 reviews
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Download or read book entitled The Mekong by author: Ian Charles Campbell which was release on 20 November 2009 and published by Academic Press with total page 464 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. The Mekong is the most controversial river in Southeast Asia, and increasingly the focus of international attention. It flows through 6 counties, China, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and Viet Nam. The 4 downstream countries have formed the Mekong River Commission to promote sustainable development of the river and many of their people depend on it for their subsistence ? it has possible the largest freshwater fishery in the world, and the Mekong waters support rice agriculture in the delta in Viet Nam (which produces about 40% of that country's food) as well as in Cambodia, Laos and Thailand. China is now building the first large mainstream dam on the river, and has proposals for several more. These dams are likely to affect the downstream countries. Several of the downstream countries also have plans for large scale hydropower and irrigation development which could also impact the river. This book will provide a solid overview of the biophysical environment of the Mekong together with a discussion of the possible impacts, biophysical, economic and social, of some possible development scenarios. It is intended to provide a technical basis which can inform the growing political and conservation debate about the future of the Mekong River, and those who depend on it. It is aimed at river ecologists, geographers, environmentalists and development specialists both in the basin and (especially) outside for whom access to this material is most difficult. This book will be the first comprehensive treatment of the Mekong system. The first comprehensive overview of all aspects of the Mekong River system Deals with a regionally critical ecosystem and one under threat The Mekong supports the world's largest freshwater fishery and provides water underpinning a major regional rice paddy system Presents the authoritative findings of the Mekong River Commission's research for a wider audience for the first time outside of limited distribution reports

The Mekong

The Mekong
  • Author : Ian Charles Campbell
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2009-11-20
  • Total pages : 464
  • ISBN : 9780080920634
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Summary : The Mekong is the most controversial river in Southeast Asia, and increasingly the focus of international attention. It flows through 6 counties, China, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and Viet Nam. The 4 downstream countries have formed the Mekong River Commission to promote sustainable development of the river and many of their people ...

The Water Food Energy Nexus in the Mekong Region

The Water Food Energy Nexus in the Mekong Region
  • Author : Alexander Smajgl,John Ward
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-05-18
  • Total pages : 231
  • ISBN : 9780080920634
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Summary : ​This Brief provides a cross-sectional analysis of development-directed investments in the wider Mekong region. The wider Mekong region includes Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam, Myanmar, and the Chinese province of Yunnan. Evidence highlights that a few critical dynamics, including human migration, natural resource flows, and financial investments, generate a high level ...

The Mekong

The Mekong
  • Author : Hiroshi Hori
  • Publisher : United Nations Publications
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Total pages : 398
  • ISBN : 9780080920634
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Summary : This informative and critical account of the experience in planning for development of the water resources of the Mekong basin is unique in at least two respects: it describes the Mekong experience; it also provides a concrete demonstration of how international thinking and action on water management evolved over the ...

Impact of China s Rise on the Mekong Region

Impact of China s Rise on the Mekong Region
  • Author : Yos Santasombat
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2015-06-16
  • Total pages : 261
  • ISBN : 9780080920634
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Summary : This volume presents a contemporary analysis of the impact of China's rise on the Mekong Region at a critical point in Southeast Asian history. As the most populated country and the second largest economy in the world, China has become an increasingly influential player in global and regional affairs in ...

China s Hydro politics in the Mekong

China   s Hydro politics in the Mekong
  • Author : Sebastian Biba
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-03-05
  • Total pages : 196
  • ISBN : 9780080920634
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Summary : China’s Hydro-politics in the Mekong explores the intricate processes of conflict and cooperation over the use of water resources in the Mekong river basin between upstream China and the downstream countries of Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam. The book tackles two gaps in the empirical literature: first, the neglect ...

The Mekong

The Mekong
  • Author : Milton Osborne
  • Publisher : Open Road + Grove/Atlantic
  • Release Date : 2007-12-01
  • Total pages : 320
  • ISBN : 9780080920634
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Summary : A “remarkable” history of the great river of Southeast Asia (Jill Ker Conway, author of The Road from Coorain). The Mekong River runs over nearly three thousand miles, beginning in the mountains of Tibet and flowing through China, Burma, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam before emptying into the China Sea. ...

The Mekong Delta System

The Mekong Delta System
  • Author : Fabrice G. Renaud,Claudia Kuenzer
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-06-01
  • Total pages : 464
  • ISBN : 9780080920634
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Summary : This book about the Mekong Delta presents a unique collection of state-of-the-art contributions by international experts from different scientific disciplines about the characteristics and pressing water-related challenges of the Mekong Delta in Vietnam. The Mekong Delta belongs to one of the areas, which are to expect the largest challenges concerning ...

The Mekong River and the Struggle for Indochina

The Mekong River and the Struggle for Indochina
  • Author : Nguyen Thi Dieu,Thi Dieu Nguyen
  • Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Total pages : 264
  • ISBN : 9780080920634
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Summary : Traces the history and impact of the Mekong River on the societies that developed on its banks....

Developing the Mekong

Developing the Mekong
  • Author : Evelyn Goh
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-01-11
  • Total pages : 71
  • ISBN : 9780080920634
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Summary : In Southeast Asia, China’s growing economic and political strength has been accompanied by adept diplomacy and active promotion of regional cooperation, institutions and integration. Southeast Asian states and China engage in ‘strategic regionalism’: they seek regional membership for regime legitimation and collective bargaining; and regional integration to enhance economic ...

Song of the Mekong River

Song of the Mekong River
  • Author : Na-mi Choi
  • Publisher : Big and SMALL
  • Release Date : 2015-08
  • Total pages : 32
  • ISBN : 9780080920634
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Summary : The Mekong River is called 'the lifeline of Vietnam.' The Vietnamese people's lives are dependent on the river. They build houses on it, do business on their boats and farm crops at the mouth of the great Mekon River. This book is about Tui who lives in a water ...

Cham Muslims of the Mekong Delta

Cham Muslims of the Mekong Delta
  • Author : Philip Taylor
  • Publisher : NUS Press
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Total pages : 313
  • ISBN : 9780080920634
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Summary : This intriguing account of the vigorous survival of an Islamic community in the strife-torn borderlands of the lower Mekong delta, and of its creative accommodation to the modernising reforms of the Vietnamese government, shows how Islam provides a unifying focus for the Cham people in their diversely-constituted rural settlements. Although ...

Brothers in the Mekong Delta

Brothers in the Mekong Delta
  • Author : Godfrey Garner
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2020-03-27
  • Total pages : 192
  • ISBN : 9780080920634
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Summary : Following the Tet Offensive, a shift in U.S. naval strategy in 1967-1968 saw young men fresh out of high school policing the canals and tributaries of South Vietnam aboard PBRs (patrol boat, riverine)--unarmored yet heavily armed and highly maneuverable vessels designed to operate in shallow, weedy waterways. This ...

The Mekong A Socio legal Approach to River Basin Development

The Mekong  A Socio legal Approach to River Basin Development
  • Author : Ben Boer,Philip Hirsch,Fleur Johns,Ben Saul,Natalia Scurrah
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2015-12-22
  • Total pages : 252
  • ISBN : 9780080920634
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Summary : An international river basin is an ecological system, an economic thoroughfare, a geographical area, a font of life and livelihoods, a geopolitical network and, often, a cultural icon. It is also a socio-legal phenomenon. This book is the first detailed study of an international river basin from a socio-legal perspective. ...

Common Property in the Mekong

Common Property in the Mekong
  • Author : Mahfuzuddin Ahmed,Philip Hirsch
  • Publisher : WorldFish
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Total pages : 67
  • ISBN : 9780080920634
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Summary : Read online Common Property in the Mekong written by Mahfuzuddin Ahmed,Philip Hirsch, published by WorldFish which was released on 2000. Download full Common Property in the Mekong Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Democratizing Water Governance in the Mekong Region

Democratizing Water Governance in the Mekong Region
  • Author : Louis Lebel,John Dore,Rajesh Daniel,Yang Saing Koma
  • Publisher : Silkworm Books
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Total pages : 283
  • ISBN : 9780080920634
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Summary : This book, the first in a three-volume series, brings together the work of researchers, scholars, activists, and leaders in the Mekong region to provide a baseline, state-of-knowledge review of the contemporary politics and discourses of water use, sharing, and management, and their implications for local livelihoods....