Mekong Citizen stories and discussions
Water Governance Training for Change
This video of “Training for Change” provides an outline of how water governance facilitation training can provide civil society staff and organizations with an enhanced understanding and capacity to identify and develop new, innovative and more effective strategies for advocacy and engagement in policy dialogues and debates on hydro-power governance and water governance.
Increasing women’s leadership to manage water resource
Forty years ago when Sorn was just a small child, she could see and even smell many fish when she stood next to the river in her village of Don Sahong. She said at once she joined her friends swim in the river and they were able to catch and touch big fish. “So many fish swimming together with us!” said Sorn, a 50-year old mother of two children and a head of lao’s women union in don Sahong village, Khong district of Champasak province.
Less Fish Catch in Srepok River
The Srepok river has a total length of 425 Km running from Dak Lak Province in the Central Highlands of Vietnam into Cambodia through Ratanakiri province and joins the Mekong river. Around 2.27 million people (128,074 in Cambodia and 2,139,470 in Vietnam) depend on the water resources in the Srepok River Basin for their livelihoods.