Mekong Links | The Water Page

Towards that end, MekongForum’s objectives are:To form an on-line information resource on the Mekong river basin environment to inform the public about the development plans and their possible impacts and benefits.To heighten public awareness and promote public participation in the local, regional and international Mekong development planning processes.To facilitate information exchange the between scientists, engineers and researchers and Mekong natives.International Rivers Network: IRN’s Mekong program has largely focussed on Laos, where until recently the pace of dam-building was fastest. IRN has been following individual dam projects in Laos, such as Nam Leuk, Nam Theun-Hinboun, and Nam Theun 2, as well as monitoring broader regional water resource developments, particularly those funded by the Manila-based Asian Development Bank.