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Mekong/Lancang River tourism planning

Mekong/Lancang River tourism planning

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Published by United Nations in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tourism -- Southeast Asia -- Planning,
  • Tourism -- Mekong River Valley -- Planning

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesMekong Lancang River tourism planning
    ContributionsUnited Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 56 p. :
    Number of Pages56
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16935169M
    ISBN 109211198240

      Mekong levels rise to normal, while more rainfall is in forecast. Water levels across the vast majority of lower Mekong basin have now returned to their normal long-term averages, says the Mekong River Commission (MRC). But they are still lower than those of the and dry seasons.   At Mekong's Source In China, Past And Present Collide The Mekong River, one of the world's longest waterways, has a long and turbulent history. It .

    China only accounts for 4 percent of the Lancang River. The Lancang River is in China. If we take the whole river, Lancang-Mekong, we account for less than 1 percent of the water consumption. It’s a very small amount of water for the Chinese right now. The dam in the upstream, the major role of the dam for China, is for power, electric power. The book discusses the MRC’s weaknesses — at least more dams are planned for the Mekong’s tributaries — with characteristic balance. Its coverage of the 13 other pieces of related regional.

      The plan is part of a pilot project to test a new national park system. The reserve has been divided into three zones; one for each of the headwaters of the Yellow River, the Yangtze, and the Lancang, which becomes the Mekong once it flows out of China. Geologist Yang Yong has made a number of trips to the Sanjiangyuan reserve over many years. New dams and their reservoirs have transformed the Lancang River—the upper Mekong—flooding riverside towns, farms, and roads. Along a reservoir created by the Gongguoqiao dam, goats are herded.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mekong/Lancang River tourism planning. New York: United Nations, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, International government publication.

The Mekong/Lancang1 River Tourism Planning Study was identified as a priority project in the tourism sector of the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) at the Ministerial-level meeting of the Third Conference on Subregional Economic Cooperation in Hanoi in. In the last 15 years, Dr.

Vinh has intensely focused his attention on the Lancang-Mekong countries. This combat physician took notes of the beneficial economic progress but also took on the governments and destructive developments in the region. Page after page, "Mekong - the Occluding River" becomes his current combat operating theater.

/5(8). This publication presents a study on the tourist potential of the Mekong River for which the region is named. It surveys six tourism segments along the River showing the distinct attractions of each segment based on varying interests in adventure, history, culture, nature and mode of transport.

The Mekong River, known as the Lancang in China, is the heart and soul of mainland Southeast Asia. Over 60 million people depend on the river and its tributaries for food, water, transport and many other aspects of their daily lives. The river supports one of the world’s most diverse fisheries, second only to Brazil’s Amazon River.

China’s construction of dams and a navigation. assistance included the preparation of the Mekong/Lancang River Tourism Planning Study3 and the GMS: Mekong Tourism Development Project (MTDP)4 involving the development of 12 tourism-related infrastructure projects, pro-poor community-based tourism development, and subregional cooperation.

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Cambodia too, which plans to build the Sambor dam on the Mekong mainstream, is likely to follow the precedents set by China and Laos.

Things changed when leaders of all riparian countries of the Mekong River signed the Lancang-Mekong River Cooperation Framework in March A new word-Lancang-Mekong River cooperation was added into the Chinese diplomatic dictionary last year.

This morning, the Foreign Ministry website released the information that the first leaders' meeting on Lancang-Mekong River cooperation will be held in Sanya, Hainan Province. The Mekong, or Mekong River, is a trans-boundary river in Southeast is the world's twelfth longest river and the seventh longest in Asia.

Its estimated length is 4, km (2, mi), and it drains an area ofkm 2 (, sq mi), discharging km 3 ( cu mi) of water annually. From the Tibetan Plateau the river runs through China, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam.⁃ coordinates: 33°′N 94°′E /.

Vientiane, Lao PDR, 31 Mar Vientiane, Lao PDR, 31 March –The Mekong River Commission (MRC) has welcomed the First Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) Leaders’ Meeting as an important new initiative for regional s of China, Myanmar, Lao PDR, Thailand, Cambodia and Viet Nam – the MRC’s four member countries and its official dialogue partners – met.

The reach of the upper reaches of Mekong River within China is named Lancang River. Lancang River is one of the biggest rivers in Southwest China, the longest river in Southeast Asia, the 4th longest river in Asia and the 9th longest river in the world.

Mekong River flows through a number of countries, including Laos, Burma, Thailand, Cambodia. The exploration of the possibility of developing international navigation on the Lancang-Mekong River (hereinafter referred to as “the River”) was initiated in the early s, which was embodied by a joint survey conducted by China, Laos, Myanmar and Thailand in February   The Last Days of the Mighty Mekong by Brian Eyler sounds a stark warning about the impact dams are having along the once-mighty river, cites the.

Resource(s) for Mekong/Lancang River. Lancang River Dams: Threatening the Flow of the Lower Mekong. Fact sheet. Thursday, August 1, On The Radio: Grace Mang Talks To China Radio International.

Audio, In the Media. Friday, June 7, China Should Set Good Example on the Mekong River. bound by the Mekong-Lancang River; further appreciating that politically within a short time span of some two years the six Mekong-Lancang countries has brought about the realization of an idea proposed thin Nay Pyi Taw during the 17 China-ASEAN Summit and transformed it from an em-File Size: KB.

Lancang Mekong River Water Resources Center; News. Do you have resources that could help expand the Open Development Cambodia (ODC) website. We will review any map data, laws, articles, and documents that we do not yet have and see if we can implement them into our site.

The Mekong River serves as a significant transport channel for the Vietnamese people. It is also a trading centre; as the Vietnamese hold their floating markets on the river. About 60 million people live in the Mekong River basin. Laos is planning on building a hydroelectric dam on the Mekong River.

He Daming, Guiren Zhou, and Heng Liu, GIS of Water Resources in Lancang (the Upper Mekong) River Basin, Kunming, China: the Science Press ofYunnan, [5].

HeDaming, ZHANG Guoyou,and Hsiang-te Kung. TOWARDS COOPERATIVEUTILIZATION AND CO-ORDINATED MANAGEMENT OF INTERNATIONAL RIVERS.

United Nations University and Science Press of China, [6]. Travel Mekong is here to help you pick the best cruise for your budget and lifestyle interests on the charming Mekong River.

Top Reasons to Take a Mekong Cruise For most tourists, paying money to travel must be invested for right destination, right service in right way. Mekong. MENU MENU. Home; SDG. SDG 1 No Poverty; SDG 2 Zero Hunger; SDG 3 Good health and well-being.The Lancang River is the longest river in South East Asia and is known as the Mekong River upon leaving China.

Looking down from Feilai Shi Temple, we could see the Lancang River Canyon as it flows at its source. From news reports, there are now too many dams built on this river /5(9).Lancang Jiang has its source in Qinghai Province of our country, and changes its name to the Mekong River where it flows down into the territory of foreign countries at the border with Yunnan Province.

Lancang Jiang is an international river of great importance not only in our country but also in the world.