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Mekong River Basin, mobilising grassroots engagement and facilitating high-level dialogue for transboundary water management

A case study of the Water and Nature Initiative's activities in the Mekong. These follow a strategy of mobilizing grass-roots engagement of local stakeholders in decision making, while facilitating high-level dialogues. The initiative helped to build networked, multi-stakeholder processes which could begin to bridge local to national and regional decision making in the basin to support improved transboundary basin management. Discussion is related to water governance challenges and environmental degradation; solutions to these problems and future action.

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Field Value
Document type Case studies
Language of document
  • English
  • Community fisheries
  • Irrigation and water management
  • Rivers and lakes
  • Water policy and administration
  • Water resources
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Cambodia
  • Viet Nam
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Thailand
Copyright Unclear copyright
Version / Edition 1.0
License unspecified

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Author (individual) Cartin, Megan
Co-author (individual) Welling, Rebecca; Pangare, Ganesh; Rattanasorn Tawatchai
Publication place Gland, Sitzerland
Publisher International Union for Conservation of Nature
General note

includes map

Date uploaded May 25, 2015, 00:15 (UTC)
Date modified January 7, 2016, 21:14 (UTC)