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Research report of livelihood's opportunities and challenges of the communities living in region affected by hydroelectricity power dam Trung Son - Thanh Hoa (English)

Vietnam electricity corporation (EVN) intends to build Trung Son hydroelectric power dam at the upstream head of Ma River. The construction will affect the living of local residents. A research needs to be done to identify level of influence on people' living. Trung Son hydroelectric power dam will be built in Trung Son commune, north of Quan Hoa district of Thanh Hoa province, bordering Muong Lat district (Thanh Hoa) and Moc Chau district (Son La). Ma river water dam lies downstream from Laos, then the flow stays in Vietnam at a dam which is 88m high, 353m long, creating an water dam on an area of 13km. Trung Son hydroelectricity project is a multipurpose project, including power generation and anti-flood. Supporting the development of Trung Son project is World Bank's response to formal need of EVN. The project is funded by World Bank (WB), with its important policies (environmental and social policies) that need to be applied and respected. The main concern is to restore, promote and improve livelihood of affected people. Total number is 633 households, with 3000 people, most of which are from Thai ethnic group.

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Research report of livelihood's opportunities and challenges of the communities living in region affected by hydroelectricity power dam Trung Son - Thanh Hoa (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/784061468138892710/Research-report-of-livelihoods-opportunities-and-challenges-of-the-communities-living-in-region-affected-by-hydroelectricity-power-dam-Trung-Son-Thanh-Hoa