All Comments for Villagers Brace For Resettlement Amid Signs Laos Wants to Build Another Mainstream Mekong Dam

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Al Biala from Xayaburi :

With the projections raising the dams in Lao PDR, perhaps to consider free education for villagers and youths for courses related to hydrology, hydroelectric power (in technical/vocational/engineering) to join them in their progress, in this way will be more visualized, monitorable and control the events that take place.

Jun 22, 2019 11:54 PM

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Any one from Any where :

All the previous dams built have not solving much of the problems, its only increased hardship for the local peoples. They've not appropriately compensated all the resettling folks from previous dams and plantations concession and still wanted to build many more dams. Hello, companies, investors and Laos government; if you don't have enough money/fund to compensate, provide assurance to protect against accidental disaster and environmental impacts than don't do. Other simple solution for the sake of development: Sign a contract that will benefit the country, the people and the investors and immediately compensate the effected people, it's so simple(unless the company don't have the money for the project upfront or the government withheld the money for themselves or allocated to other project). Common...LPDR, THIS IS A 5TH GRADE MATH.

Jun 20, 2019 10:36 PM

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worldwatcher from Vientiane :

No matter how many more Dams in Laos they are building They will always say for Poor Lao people and to improve their living condition. To do that only one Dam is more than enough They should say for their own pockets and to wipe out poor people indirectly by creating a trap Disaster to wipe them out and stolen their Land

Jun 20, 2019 11:28 AM

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