Food security Documents

The Impact of Continued Mekong Basin Hydropower Development on Local Livelihoods  

The Impact of Continued Mekong Basin Hydropower Development on Local Livelihoods

Hydropower development of the Mekong Basin is proceeding at an increasingly rapid pace.Hydropower has already affected the natural and social environments of the Mekong and threatens to cause further devastation for local livelihoods as hydropower projects increase in size and number.

Published by: National Centre for Peace and Confict Studies - Author: Scott William David Pearse-Smith,
Published on: Jan 2011 - Uploaded on: Jan 2012
File size: 443 KB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Water Resources , Food security , Hydropower development , Livelihoods
Category: Environment

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Biofuels in the Greater Mekong Subregion: Energy Sufficiency; Food Security; and Environmental Management  

Biofuels in the Greater Mekong Subregion: Energy Sufficiency; Food Security; and Environmental Management

In the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS), a growing demand for biofuels could help support the agriculture sector and provide an alternative source of energy.However, if deployed unsustainably, biofuels development can be associated with numerous risks that have negative ramifications for human development.

Published by: Asian Development Bank - Author: Pradeep Tharakan; Naeeda Crishna; Jane Romero; and David Morgado,
Published on: Jan 2009 - Uploaded on: Jan 2012
File size: 1.4 MB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Agriculture , Food security , Water quality
Category: Environment

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Pages from dshfactsheet2015 english  

The Don Sahong Dam

The Don Sahong Dam – the second in a cascade of eleven hydropower dams planned on the lower Mekong mainstream – would irreversibly alter fish migrations throughout the lower Mekong River Basin, with
potentially devastating consequences for the river’s rich ecosystems and the livelihoods and food security of hundreds of thousands...

Published by: International River - Author: International River,
Published on: Nov 2015 - Uploaded on: Jun 2016
File size: 4.6 MB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Food security , Lower Mekong River Basin , Don Sahong Dam
Category: Biota

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