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Modeling the Hydropower-Food Nexus in Large River Basins: A Mekong Case Study

Sources:

Water (journal)

Authors:

Jamie Pittock

David Dumaresq

Andrea M. Bassi

Date:

28 September 2016

The hydropower-food supply nexus in the Mekong River basins is assessed here in an influence model. This shows how altering one variable has consequent effects throughout the basin system. Options for strategic interventions to maximize benefits while minimizing negative impacts are identified that would enable national and sub-national policy makers to take more informed decisions across the hydropower, water and food supply sectors.