Buon Kuop

Success Stopping CDM Registration of Harmful Large Hydro Projects

Day of Action, 2007, India, Koraput assembly
Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Originally published in the CDM Watch Newsletter Many large hydro projects in the CDM are contentious because most are non-additional and cause environmental and social harm. International Rivers supports grassroots efforts to stop harmful hydro projects. Over the past few years collaboration between NGOs and active stakeholder engagement has increased dramatically. Encouragingly, almost a third of the most contentious CDM hydro projects have had their validations terminated. Currently 477 large hydro projects have been registered in the CDM and another 371 are seeking registration. This proje

NGO Forum on Cambodia Comments Re Buon Kuop Hydroelectric Project (Vietnam)

Monday, June 29, 2009
Comments on the Clean Development Mechanism Project Design Document for the Buon Kuop Hydropower Project, Viet Nam June 29, 2009 Comments prepared by Chhith Sam Ath and Ame Trandem, The NGO Forum on Cambodia, Phnom Penh, Cambodia Background Information The Srepok River is a 400 km tributary of the Mekong River, which originates in the Central Highlands of Vietnam and then flows into Cambodia's provinces of Mondulkiri, Ratanakiri and Stung Treng where it merges into the Sesan River. The Sesan River then joins the Sekong River which later converges into the Mekong River. Th

3SPN Comments Re Buon Kuop Hydroelectric Project (Vietnam)

Monday, June 29, 2009
Comments on the Clean Design Mechanism Validation of Buon Kuop Hydroelectric Project, Vietnam Comments by Meach Mean, Coordinator, 3S Rivers Protection Network (3SPN), Banlung Town, Ratanakiri and Paul Humphrey, Advisor, 3S Rivers Protection Network (3SPN), Banlung Town, Ratanakiri. 3S Rivers Protection Network (3SPN) submits the following comments regarding the Buon Kuop Hydroelectric Project (BKHP) in Vietnam. In summary, the BKHP is ineligible for CDM validation and registration because; 1. The project does not meet CDM requirements regarding sustainable development, 2. BKHP fail
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