This study examines transboundary river basin cooperation in the Mekong through the lens of hydropower dam projects. It uses a literature review and a case study of the Lower Sasan 2 (LS2) Dam to analyze the conflict and cooperation in the Mekong region, from the era of the US influence in the Cold War, the post-Cold War period, and the present-day with the rise of China.
21 April 2021
River Basin Management - Sustainability Issues and Planning Strategies
transboundary water governance, asymmetric power, hydro-hegemony, hydropower dam, climate change, regional cooperation