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Talk: Models For Sharing The Economic Benefits of The Mekong @ Salon Saigon

Vietnam - Laos - Cambodia
Models for Sharing The Economic Benefits of The Mekong
A Talk by Chung Hoang Chuong

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 from 6:30pm
Language: Vietnamese and English

- On 130,000vnd (Student and Salon Saigon Member: 80,000vnd)
- At the door: 150,000vnd (Student and Salon Saigon Member: 100,000vnd)

Sharing this important life source, the Mekong countries of Vietnam,
Laos, and Cambodia are facing multiples challenges in maintaining
the free flowing of the longest river in Southeast Asia. It is so important for the three nations to have a common voice and special cooperation to share the various economic benefits of the river.

This presentation will address this key issue and to bring into discussion the compounded problems of climate change, upstream dams, depleted fisheries, and threatened livelihoods. Ideas for cross-boundary projects will be explored for a variety of possibilities as well.

** About Chung Hoang Chuong:

Chung Hoang Chuong was part of the faculty in the college of Ethnic studies at San Francisco State University where he also served as the director of the Vietnamese American Studies Center. The Center was the first of its kind in the United States that promotes research topics on the Asian immigrant communities and facilitates academic
exchanges with Vietnam and Southeast Asian institutions. He became the coordinator of the Campus Abroad Program for Southeast Asia and also professor of Asian American Studies at the City College of San Francisco. His research publications include educational issues of immigrants, language adaptation, and cross ethnic relations. Retiring from teaching, he is currently doing research work on the Mekong River Basin with special focus on social and ecological areas along this transboundary waterway.

Wednesday, 14 August

6:30pm - 8:30pm

Salon Saigon | 6D Ngo Thoi Nhiem, D3, Ho Chi Minh City