Objectives The Mekong River Commission (MRC) member countries have agreed to cooperate in all fields of sustainable development, utilization, management and conservation of the water and related resources of the Mekong River Basin including, but not limited to irrigation, hydro-power, navigation, flood control, fisheries, timber floating, recreation and tourism, in a manner to optimize the multiple-use and mutual benefits of all riparians and to minimize the harmful effects that might result from natural occurrences and human-induced activities. Related to fisheries and fishery related issues, the MRC members have agreed to cooperate in fisheries management and to protect the environment, natural resources, aquatic life and conditions, and ecological balance of the Mekong River Basin from pollution or other harmful effects. Area of competenceThe Mekong River Basin.
MRC area of competence - Inland watersSpecies and stocks coverageAll living resources in the Mekong River. Members
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