The report reviews existing policies and legal frameworks relating to land-water-environment management with a focus on hydropower development and livelihood options in Lao PDR, Cambodia, and Vietnam. It describes the sectoral decision-making set up at national level. Later, this decision-making set up is linked with operational rules and procedures of hydropower projects in each o the three countries. The report comprises three individual country reports (Lao PDR, Cambodia, Vietnam). Following detailed policy review and institutional analysis in each of the three countries, the main research findings are synthesised in the concluding section.
Suhardiman, D.; de Silva, S.; Carew-Reid, J. Policy Review and Institutional Analysis of the Hydropower Sector in Lao PDR, Cambodia, and Vietnam. (2011) 150 pp.