Mekong-Lancang countries reach agreement on dam operation data sharing

Senior officials from the six Mekong countries have endorsed recommendations of the first phase of the Joint Study between the Mekong River Commission (MRC) and Mekong Lancang Cooperation (MLC) to pave the way for better information sharing about reservoir operations on the Mekong’s water flow and water release, as well as practical solutions to mitigate and adapt to impacts.

The meeting also agreed to establish a joint expert group to oversee further joint studies and to launch the Joint Lancang-Mekong Survey.

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