TITLE

Rising Tensions In Mekong Basin

PUB. DATE
October 2010
SOURCE
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Oct2010, Vol. 21 Issue 10, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that conflicting interests over the development of hydroelectric power projects along the Mekong River Basin continue to be a threat to political stabilities in countries situated in the basin, including Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, Myanmar, Laos and China. China's growing need for energy and food has led the country to invest heavily in hydropower generation and irrigation. Laos and Cambodia have also invested heavily in hydropower projects.
ACCESSION #
53697528

 

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