The Sleeping Dragon Awakes: China's Hydropower Developers in SE Asia

Carl Middleton, International Rivers
Saturday, November 1, 2008

Chinese hydropower developers and financiers have figured prominently in the renewed push for hydro development in the Mekong Region. This feature article published in the journal Watershed introduces the new hydropower proponents, describes the regional context that has seen warming relations between Chinese and the Mekong Region’s political and business elites, and discusses the implications of China’s growing role.

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