JOURNAL OF NATURAL RESOURCES ›› 2000, Vol. 15 ›› Issue (3): 241-245.doi: 10.11849/zrzyxb.2000.03.009

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Study on the equitable and suitable allocation model of water resources in the Lancang-Mekong River Basin

FENG Yan1,2, HE Daming2, BAO Haosheng1   

  1. 1. Department of Urban & Resources,Nanjing University,Nanjing 210093,China;
    2. Yunnan Institute of Geography,Kunming 650223,China
  • Received:1999-09-20 Revised:1999-12-27 Online:2000-09-25 Published:2000-09-25

Abstract: According to the basic rules on the equitable and suitable utilization of water resources of international rivers,the basic approaches to the problem solution of the competing uses among the riparian states,and the three basic models of water resources allocation,along with the analyses of the trend and the contradictions of the water resources competing uses in Lancang Mekong River Basin,as well as the extent of existing cooperation among the riparian states,the present management mechanisms of the river basin,lack of overall river basin development planning,etc.,it is considered that the overall allocation of the water resources throughout the basin is a suitable and practical model of the Lancang Mekong River.

Key words: Lancang Mekong River, water resources, allocation