Conflict resolution and policy making mediation in the Mekong River Basin
journal contributionposted on 2006-09-01, 00:00 authored by M Buxton, J Martin, Max KellyMax Kelly
The Mekong River serves China, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam covering an area of approximately 795, 000 square kilometres and the Mekong River basin is a delicate eco-system rich in natural resources and bio-diversity. Competing demands for increasingly scarce supplies of water, the reciprocal impacts of land and water uses and inadequate governance arrangements have given rise to conflicts that has to be resolved by policy making to facilitate a process, whereby the main principles adopted in the Mekong River Agreement can be implemented.
Pagination26 - 32
PublisherVictorian Council of Social Service
Publication classificationC1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
Copyright notice2006, Victorian Council of Social Service
conflict managementenvironmental mediationNile River watershedwatershed management -- Mekong River Watershedwater-supply -- Mekong River Watershed -- management -- decision makingwater-supply -- economic aspects -- Mekong River Watershedwater resources development -- Mekong River WatershedMekong River Commissionenvironmental lawinternational