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Consulting the research on the impact of hydropower projects on the Mekong mainstream

(11:02:52 AM 02/12/2014)
(Tinmoitruong.vn) - Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has held two consultative meetings on the report of assessing baseline conditions “The research on the impact of hydropower projects on the Mekong mainstream” in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.

 Consulting the research on the impact of hydropower projects on the Mekong mainstream

Deputy Minister Nguyen Thai Lai delivered a speech at the meeting

 

Deputy Minister of Natural Resources & Environment Nguyen Thai Lai said that Vietnam researched the impact of hydropower projects on the Mekong mainstream from June 2013. This is an important goal to help the Government of Vietnam and the countries around Mekong River such as Cambodia, Laos, Thailand to make decisions on the scientific basis of exploitation methods of the Mekong River, especially in hydropower sector.

The research focuses on assessing the impacts of hydropower projects on the mainstream of the Lower Mekong Basin to the Mekong Delta (of both Vietnam and Cambodia) and the Tonle Sap River. The fields of impact assessment of the research cover the areas of flow regimes, sediment, nutrient and water quality, fisheries, biodiversity, agriculture, water traffic and socio-economic .

In addition to collecting opinions at the consultative meetings, the Vietnamese Office of Mekong River Commission continues to receive the comments of the delegates in writing to synthesize and complete the research before December 31st, 2015.

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