International Decade for Action "Water for Life" 2005-2015 rss RSS Subscribe

Organization/author(s):
Chanthanet Boualapha and Oudomsack Philavong, Department of Water Resources, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment

Geographical region(s):
Asia

Country(ies):
Lao People's Democratic Republic

Screening and Identification Process:
UN-Water Conference. Water in the Green Economy in Practice: Towards Rio+20. 3-5 October 2011.

River basin and/or place:
Mekong River Basin

Objectives:
To organize among riparian countries to manage the Mekong River Basin to tackle pressures of water resources in Lao.

Technologies and Techniques Implemented:
Reaching a social agreement on the desired balance between water use and water resource conservation; harnessing development opportunities and coping with water and development challenges; building governance and institutional capabilities; coordinating public policies; stakeholder engagement and public participation; monitoring progress and compliance

Corresponding websites:

http://www.un.org/waterforlifedecade/green_economy_2011/pdf/session_8_water_planning_cases_laos.pdf

http://www.un.org/waterforlifedecade/green_economy_2011/cases_by_tool.shtml