Skip to content

The Lower Mekong Dams Factsheet Text

The governments of Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, and Vietnam are planning to build eleven large hydropower dams on the Lower Mekong River. If built, these dams would destroy the river’s rich biodiversity and threaten the food security of millions of people.

Data Resources (1)

Additional Info

Field Value
Document type Archived web content
Language of document
  • English
  • Biodiversity
  • Food security
  • Hydropower dams
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Cambodia
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Myanmar
  • Thailand
  • Viet Nam
Copyright No
Access and use constraints

You are free to: Share — copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format Adapt — remix, transform, and build upon the material

Version / Edition 1
License CC-BY-NC-SA-3.0

International Rivers, 2054 University Ave, Suite 300, Berkeley, CA 94704-2644, USA Tel: +1 510 848 1155 | Fax: +1 510 848 1008

Author (corporate) International Rivers
Publication date 2013
Date uploaded March 14, 2018, 03:09 (UTC)
Date modified March 19, 2018, 06:06 (UTC)