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Sustainable Development of Rice and Water Resources in Mainland Southeast Asia and Mekong River Basin

Authors: Cosslett, Tuyet L., Cosslett, Patrick D.

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  • Examines how climate change creates uncertainty regarding the continued supply of water to paddy cultivation
  • Provides detailed analyses of the paddy land and farming, rice production policies, consumption, and trade in the four countries
  • Assesses the Mekong River Commission’s role in promoting regional cooperation in developing and managing the water resources of the Lower Mekong Basin under the threats of climate change and mainstream dams
  • Discusses the Lancang-Mekong Cooperation mechanism and the new chapter of political, social, and economic change in the region, including the sustainable development of water resources and rice security
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This book highlights rice and water resources security in Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam – countries that share the international Mekong River, which is a source of both regional cooperation and conflict. It discusses the topography, population, economy, rice production and rice trade of these four riparian countries, and analyses the impacts of climate change, El Nino and La Nina, and the construction of Mekong mainstream dams on water resources and rice productivity. Further, this publication assesses the role of the Mekong River Commission, a river basin organization responsible for the sustainable development and water resource management of the Mekong, and examines regional cooperation frameworks such as the Lower Mekong Initiative, and the Mekong-Japan Summit. The book then explores the emerging role of China in promoting the Lancang-Mekong cooperation between China and Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam in developing the Mekong River Basin, which could determine the future water and rice security of the region.

About the authors

Ms. Tuyet L. Cosslett

VA, USA

Mr. Patrick D. Cosslett

VA, USA

Table of contents (7 chapters)

Table of contents (7 chapters)
  • Introduction

    Pages 1-4

    Cosslett, Tuyet L. (et al.)

  • The Setting of Mainland Southeast Asian Countries: Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam

    Pages 5-27

    Cosslett, Tuyet L. (et al.)

  • Rice Cultivation, Production, and Consumption in Mainland Southeast Asian Countries: Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam

    Pages 29-53

    Cosslett, Tuyet L. (et al.)

  • Rice Trade of the Mainland Southeast Asian Countries: Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam

    Pages 55-83

    Cosslett, Tuyet L. (et al.)

  • The Lower Mekong Basin: Rice Production, Climate Change, ENSO, and Mekong Dams

    Pages 85-114

    Cosslett, Tuyet L. (et al.)

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Hardcover $119.99
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Sustainable Development of Rice and Water Resources in Mainland Southeast Asia and Mekong River Basin
Authors
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-10-5613-0
DOI
10.1007/978-981-10-5613-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-10-5612-3
Softcover ISBN
978-981-13-5442-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 148
Number of Illustrations
7 illustrations in colour
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