Mekong

Oxfam - Mekong Regional Water Governance - Gender Impact Assessment Manual
Oxfam's Mekong Regional Water Governance program developed Gender Impact Assessment (GIA) Manual for hydropower and consulting companies involved in social and environmental impact assessments on dams.
Gender and water governance in the Mekong region
Women play a critical role in providing, managing and safeguarding water resources. This makes it necessary to identify solutions to enhance their participation in water governance at different levels. Poor understanding of the distinct roles and contributions of men and women often leads to a lack...
Nguyen Thi Khanh - 2018 Goldman Environmental Prize winner
The winner of the 2018 Goldman Environmental Prize winner told Oxfam that as the challenges faced by the Mekong are becoming more apparent its citizens are rising to the occasion, becoming more knowledgeable and empowered than ever before.
Oxfam in Asia - Mekong Water Governance - Less Fishes to Catch in Srepok River
The recent drop in the fish catch in Srepok river, a major tributary of the Mekong river, causes struggle to the livelihoods of fisherfolk in Lumphat village of Ratanakiri, Cambodia. Oxfam works with local partners to help communities, share knowledge, and provide opportunities for dialogue with...
Oxfam in Asia - Water Governance - Regional Forum for Gender Equity and Women's Leadership in Water Resource Management of the Mekong
In the Mekong, the role of women in decision making in water resource management is still very limited even though they are responsible for water fetching, food production and family subsistence.
Oxfam in Asia - Mekong Water Governance - Economic Evaluation of Hydropower Projects in the Lower Mekong Basin
There are eleven dams planned for the Lower Mekong mainstream. However, our study finds that these plans seem to have underestimated the economic costs of environmental and social impacts from hydropower.
Oxfam in Asia - Mekong Extractive Industry Programme
Our goal is to ensure that vulnerable communities affected by mineral mining and national hydrocarbon exploitation will have exercised their right to sustainable livelihood.
Oxfam in Asia - Mekong Water Governance
We aim to strengthen civil society and empower communities, so that more farmers and fisherfolk in the Mekong region will fully realize their rights to secure and sustainable livelihoods.
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