Wednesday 21 Mar 2018
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First Ministerial visit to project focus region Tonle Sap lake, November 2014

At the very beginning of the CATCH MEKONG project a delegation from German Federal Ministry of Education and Research BMBF visited one of the focus project regions - the Tonle Sap lake in Cambodia. A workshop jointly organized by German Aerospace Center, Royal University of Phnom Penh, and Southern Institute of Water Resource Research introduced the challenges the region is facing, as well as the specific research topics that will be focused on in this study region of the project.

Mekong Environmental Symposium 2013 in Ho Chi Minh City, 5-7 March 2013

The Mekong Environmental Symposium 2013 in Ho Chi Minh City was a full success. On the first day of the symposium over 400 stakeholder, decisions maker, scientists, and other Mekong experts joined the event. Three Vietnamese Vice Ministers (MOST, MONRE, MARD), as well as vice ministers of environment and high ranking delegates of the other Mekong riparian countries as well as the CEO of the Mekong River Commission joined the event. Also on the scientific days on the 6th and 7th of March over 350 people attended.



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