MK32 Curriculum Meeting

The final workshop of the fellowship program was intended to: prepare fellows for the 2018 Greater Mekong Forums on Food Water and Energy; gather input on key water topics regarding a future curriculum, and provide a wrap-up for the fellows and gather feedback for the project. Read more..

The policy briefs were also presented and available to review here



23rd – 25th March 2017
Cat Cat View Hotel, Sapa, Vietnam

During phase 1 of the project during 2015 and 2016, 38 fellows have undertaken research, joined three workshops about research design, fieldwork and writing, and produced: two blogs; a research report; a conference paper; and a policy brief. They also joined two Greater Mekong Forums on Food Water and Energy in 2015 in Phnom Penh and 2016 in Bangkok. Furthermore, the fellows presented their research at the International Conference on the Mekong, Salween and Red Rivers: Sharing Knowledge and Perspectives Across Borders at the Faculty of Political Science, Chulalongkorn University in November 2016.

We are now moving to Phase 2 of the fellowship program, in which 8 fellows from each river basin have been selected to contribute either a book chapter or journal paper for publication.

The WriteShop, to be held in on 23-24 March 2017 in Sapa, Vietnam, is intended to support fellows in the production of these materials. The books/ journal papers will be published by the end of 2017… READ MORE

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Workshop for Research Finding Analysis and Conference Paper Writing

1 – 3 April 2016
Faculty of Political Science, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

The “Capacity Building and Professional Development of Water Governance and Regional Development Practitioners in the Mekong, Salween and Red river basins (MK31, 32 and 33)” project is working to strengthen the capacity for undertaking research and policy engagement of scholars and practitioners of water, land and energy use, management and governance in the Red, Mekong and Salween river basins. A particular cross-cutting focus of the project is research on gender and other forms of social marginalization. It also intends to build a learning community amongst these scholars and practitioners.

Through the16-month mentored fellowships, 12-13 research fellows from each river basin are working to produce timely and needed research. Their work is intended to be shared with government officials, researchers, civil society, community representatives and the private sector relevant to their particular research project. To this end, it is intended that the research help inform policy and practice… READ MORE


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Workshop on Field study and Data Analysis

4-6 August  2015
Hosted by : MSSRC, Faculty of Liberal Arts, Ubon Ratchathani University, Thailand

I am writing to express my appreciation and gratitude to all of you in providing enthusiastic support  in the workshop in  Ubon and Rasi Salai communities. (Dr. Kanokwan Manorom, MK32 Project Leader)

The workshop was successfully passed and everything went well. All of resource persons and staffs had worked very hard to make this workshop effective. We do hope very much that the “Workshop on Field study and Data Analysis”  have formed you the new experiences, new attitudes, new friends as well as broadening your knowledge.  Beyond, we expect that the field study in the Rasi Salai communities would be beneficial guideline for your future works.

Thank you very much.

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