Dam diplomacy on the Mekong
By Ame Trandem
The charade over whether to proceed with the Don Sahong Dam, the second Mekong mainstream hydropower project near the Lao-Cambodian border, will soon reach a defining moment. On Wednesday, the governments of Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam are expected to bring to a close the Mekong River Commission’s six-month prior consultation process over the dam. The future of the river balances on what happens next.
Disclaimer: All views expressed here belong to their respective author and do not represent the views of Enrich Institute