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Mekong Delta

Communicating water-related climate change risks to improve local adaptation in the Mekong delta

The main objective of this project was to understand how different stakeholders in Thailand perceived different types, levels and sources of water-related climate change risks and uncertainties.

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Tropical forest

Evaluation of Pilot Program on Payment for Forest Environmental Services in Vietnam

The pilot project on “Payments for Forest Environmental Services” (PFES) showed promise as a mechanism for forest management and poverty reduction in Lam Dong and Son La provinces in Vietnam.

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Fishermen

Participatory Social Return on Investment (PSROI): Greater Mekong Basin Climate Change Adaptation Planning and Costing Project

The Participatory Social Return on Investment (PSROI) framework assists in the identification of priorities and the analysis of the value of adaptation actions that build community resilience from stakeholders’ perspectives.

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River delta

Communicating water-related climate change risks to improve local adaptation in the Mekong delta

In the past, the annual floods in Cambodia after the monsoonal rains were viewed as predictable in timing and non-destructive in nature, bringing benefits such as sediment for crops and increased fish catches. More recently, the annual floods are more destructive, damaging rice farms livestock and infrastructure as well as resulting in disease outbreaks.

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Tropical forest

Evaluation of Pilot Program on Payment for Forest Environmental Services in Cambodia

The case study in Chambok Commune in Cambodia exemplified a community-based management suitable for Payment for Ecosystem Services implementation.

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Fishermen

Participatory Social Return on Investment (PSROI): Greater Mekong Basin Climate Change Adaptation Planning and Costing Project

The Participatory Social Return on Investment (PSROI) framework assists in the identification of priorities and the analysis of the value of adaptation actions that build community resilience from stakeholders’ perspectives.

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Houses

Integrating Community-based Carbon Management and Monitoring with Satellite Remote Sensing and GIS for REDD+

A summary of the Sumernet study on implementing an integrated community-based participatory and remote sensing measurement and monitoring system for REDD+ in Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam.

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Grains

Making economic integration work for the rural poor in Cambodia

This SUMERNET study has modelled policy recommendations in response to information provided by multiple stakeholders and experts, and compared the hopes for the future with the status on the ground.

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Sustainable urban tourism through low carbon initiatives: Experiences from Hue and Chiang Mai

Sustainable urban tourism through low carbon initiatives: Experiences from Hue and Chiang Mai

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Mekong Region

Impact of Urban Expansion on Rural Hinterland and Local Responses in the Mekong Region

This study investigates the perceived impacts, both positive and negative, of urbanization on the hinterlands of two secondary urban centers in Thailand and Lao PDR.

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Grains

Making economic integration work for the rural poor in Laos

This SUMERNET study has modelled policy recommendations in response to information provided by multiple stakeholders and experts, and compared the hopes for the future with the status on the ground.

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Sustainable urban tourism through low carbon initiatives: Experiences from Hue and Chiang Mai

Sustainable urban tourism through low carbon initiatives: Experiences from Hue and Chiang Mai

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Mekong Region

Impact of Urban Expansion on Rural Hinterland and Local Responses in the Mekong Region

This study investigates the perceived impacts, both positive and negative, of urbanization on the hinterlands of two secondary urban centers in Thailand and Lao PDR.

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Grains

Making economic integration work for the rural poor in Myanmar

This SUMERNET study has modelled policy recommendations in response to information provided by multiple stakeholders and experts, and compared the hopes for the future with the status on the ground.

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Rice farming

Climate change implications for food security and livelihoods of small scale farmers

This study general aimed to determine the impacts of changing climate on rice production, availability and accessibility that can guide local policy actions towards climate compatible development.

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Fish trade

Trans-boundary Fish Trade in the Lower Mekong Basin

The SUMERNET collaborative research among Cambodia, Lao PDR, and Thailand investigated the fish trade along one of three major transboundary routes in the region—between Stung Treng, Cambodia; Champassak, Lao PDR; and, Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand.

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Grains

Making economic integration work for the rural poor through contract farming practices in Thailand

This SUMERNET study has modelled policy recommendations in response to information provided by multiple stakeholders and experts, and compared the hopes for the future with the status on the ground.

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Rice farming

Climate change implications to food security and livelihood of small scale farmers

This study general aimed to determine the impacts of changing climate on rice production, availability and accessibility that can guide local policy actions towards climate compatible development.

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Fish trade

Trans-boundary Fish Trade in the Lower Mekong Basin

The SUMERNET collaborative research among Cambodia, Lao PDR, and Thailand investigated the fish trade along one of three major transboundary routes in the region.

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Lower Mekong Basin

Vulnerability assessment of livelihoods in Lower Mekong Basin

Vulnerability assessment of livelihoods in Lower Mekong Basin. 

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Mekong Delta

Communicating water-related climate change risks to improve local adaptation in the Mekong delta

The main objectives of this project were to understand how different stakeholders perceived types, levels and sources of water-related climate change risks in the context of uncertainty.

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Lower Mekong Basin

Trans-boundary Fish Trade in the Lower Mekong Basin

The SUMERNET collaborative research among Cambodia, Lao PDR, and Thailand investigated the fish trade along one of three major transboundary routes in the region.

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Water

Vulnerability assessment of livelihoods in Lower Mekong Basin

The SUMERNET study used a livelihood vulnerability index (LVI) to analyze five livelihood assets and differences in vulnerability patterns and develop appropriate policies at the provincial level. 

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Innovative knowledge-sharing

The evaluation and dissemination of knowledge to key stakeholders and policymakers on the impact of action plans, governance arrangements, and practices for sustainable development to improve the ...

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