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Nam Theun 2 hydropower project update : downstream program (English)

This note explains recent updates on the Project’s Downstream Program, one of five areas of the Nam Theun 2 Social and Environment Project. Notes about the Resettlement Implementation Period and the Revenue Management program were previously posted here. Notes about the other two areas (Hydropower Operations, and the Nakai Nam Theun watershed) will be forthcoming over the coming months. The notes provide additional detail to the World Bank’s Implementation Status and Results Report that can be found here.


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    Lao People's Democratic Republic,

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    Nam Theun 2 hydropower project update : downstream program

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    off-farm income-generating activity;downstream areas;grievance redress mechanism;cash crop production;community conservation areas;fish population;livelihood support;water quality;commercial operation;fish stock;corporate social responsibility;adaptive management;improved water supply;downstream communities;downstream livelihoods;regular meetings;mitigation plans;catch data;sustainable livelihood;irrigation scheme;extreme flood;pump houses;river bed;water source;improved sanitation;housing quality;river morphology;geological condition;high river;household asset;socioeconomic survey;rice cultivation;extraordinary flood;consumption level;living standard;dietary diversity;Livestock Production;government system;river water;Hydropower;individual household;regular assessment;project impact;poverty targeting;provincial authority;



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Nam Theun 2 hydropower project update : downstream program (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.