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Modeling the Hydropower–Food Nexus in Large River Basins: A Mekong Case Study

Pittock, Jamie; Dumaresq, David; Bassi, Andrea

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An increasing global population and growing wealth are raising demand for energy and food, impacting on the environment and people living in river basins. Sectoral decision-making may not optimize socio-economic benefits because of perverse impacts in other sectors for people and ecosystems. The hydropower–food supply nexus in the Mekong River basins is assessed here in an influence model. This shows how altering one variable has consequent effects throughout the basin system. Options for...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016-09-28
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/146663
Source: Water
DOI: 10.3390/w8100425

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