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By Alexander Smajgl, John Ward

​This short presents a cross-sectional research of development-directed investments within the wider Mekong sector. the broader Mekong quarter contains Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam, Myanmar, and the chinese language province of Yunnan. proof highlights few severe dynamics, together with human migration, typical source flows, and fiscal investments, generate a excessive point of connectivity among those international locations. Such excessive degrees of connectivity bring up complexity and the potential of ripple results of nationwide judgements. The rising hyperlinks among international locations can spread in monetary investments, migration, or the move of assets. As those hyperlinks accentuate the neighborhood connectivity raises and through the years a hugely hooked up zone can emerge, as skilled through the Mekong region.​ This short additionally features a bankruptcy on the finish of the ebook that includes various charts and diagrams extra illustrating the effect of improvement actions within the area.

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Raskin and Kemp-Benedict (2002) estimate that by the year 2032 the share of domestic and industrial uses will constitute about 20–22 % and 28–29 % respectively of the total water withdrawal in Southeast Asia. 58 MCM or less than 1 % of the average annual Mekong flow. 5 % of the total average annual Mekong flow (Pech and Sunada 2003; MRC 2003). Even though the current demand by domestic and industrial water uses remains modest, aggregate water demands for agriculture, domestic and industrial use in 2050 are estimated at between 32 % and 50 % of the total annual flow.

Raskin and Kemp-Benedict (2002) estimate that by the year 2032 the share of domestic and industrial uses will constitute about 20–22 % and 28–29 % respectively of the total water withdrawal in Southeast Asia. 58 MCM or less than 1 % of the average annual Mekong flow. 5 % of the total average annual Mekong flow (Pech and Sunada 2003; MRC 2003). Even though the current demand by domestic and industrial water uses remains modest, aggregate water demands for agriculture, domestic and industrial use in 2050 are estimated at between 32 % and 50 % of the total annual flow.

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