Conference on Sustainable Uses of the Mekong Water Resources

On April 22nd and 23rd, 2016, Can Tho University (CTU) coordinated with Ho Chi Minh City Peace and Development Foundation, Tri Viet Center for Social and Educational Studies organized a conference on Sustainable Uses of the Mekong Water Resources. It was attended by national and international experts, scholars and researchers from Norway, the US, France, China, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia; representatives of local and international social and non-governmental organizations, research institutes, universities and businesses in the country.

Conference on Sustainable Uses of the Mekong Water Resources has brought about a multidimensional, multi-perspective discussion on the issues of Hydropower on the Mekong and conflicting interests, environment and climate change in the Mekong River Basin, various growth and development scenarios for the Mekong River Basin: Implications for the livelihood of riparian communities and countries concerned.

 

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