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"Development" in the Mekong region (dam projects and EIAs)

This article discusses the methods and impacts of development in the Mekong River Basin. The articles notes the "Mekong rapids blasting project” (the Navigation Channel Improvement Project on the Upper Mekong River) and its environmental assessment process. The author describes the use of EIAs as project justification in several dam projects, and argues that development should be people-centered.

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Field Value
Document type Analysis, discussion papers, and blogs
Language of document
  • English
Short title (alternative/varying form of title) "Development" in the Mekong region
  • Aid and development
  • Environmental impact assessments
  • Water policy and administration
  • Waterways and ports
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Cambodia
  • Viet Nam
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Thailand
Copyright Unclear copyright
Version / Edition 1
License unspecified

Towards Ecological Recovery and Regional Alliance (TERRA), 409 Soi Rohitsuk, Pracharat-bamphen Road, Huay Khwang, Bangkok 10320; ph (662) 6910718 to 20; fax (662) 6910714, e-mail:;

Author (individual) Hubbel, Dave
Publisher Asia-Pacific Human Rights Information Center
Publication date 2002
Date uploaded May 27, 2015, 09:31 (UTC)
Date modified January 11, 2016, 20:09 (UTC)