Transboundary River Basin Governance: A Case of the Mekong River Basin

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.

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Sithirith, M.

Publication Date

21 April 2021

Publication Name

River Basin Management - Sustainability Issues and Planning Strategies


transboundary water governance, asymmetric power, hydro-hegemony, hydropower dam, climate change, regional cooperation