Australia and the Asian Institute of Technology collaborate with Lao PDR on water modelling

This week, officials from the Lao People’s Democratic Republic are working with modelling experts from Australia and the Asian Institute of Technology to exchange knowledge on how water modelling can be used to build climate resilience. Both Australia and Lao PDR share the challenge of high variability in available water, despite the seasonality of water […]

Strengthening the coordination of flows in the Mekong

Improving regional and national communication and information sharing in Lao PDR On 2 May 2023, the Lao National Mekong Committee Secretariat (LNMCS) and Alluvium presented the Draft Guidelines for Flow Coordination in Lao PDR at the 4th Mekong River Commission (MRC) Summit hosted in Vientiane, Laos. The MRC Summit is the highest-level political event in the […]

Coordinating flows in the Mekong: Pilot design in the Nam Ngum Basin (Lao PDR)

In the Greater Mekong Basin, there has been acceleration of hydropower and other reservoir development over the last 10 years, which is projected to continue. Total installed capacity (in MW) in the Greater Mekong Basin has risen from below 5,000 MW in the year 2000 to close to 35,000MW in 2020. This rapid growth in […]

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