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date: 16 September 2019

Mekong-Lancang River  

Source:
Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability
Author(s):
Joyeeta GUPTAJoyeeta GUPTA, Hao LIHao LI, Ram Chandra BASTAKOTIRam Chandra BASTAKOTI

The Mekong-Lancang River is the source of life and livelihoods binding the histories, economies, and environments of China, Myanmar (Burma), Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, and Vietnam. Just as the river’s flow is rapid in its upper reaches and relatively slow in the downstream countries, the characteristics of the socioeconomic context change along the river’s course. Cooperation among the riparian countries is still in the early stages. ...

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