Improving the design of irrigation infrastructure to increase fisheries production in floodplain wetlands of the Lower Mekong and Murray-Darling basins

Project Details
Project Period
2014 – 2019
Project Funding
$ 1,238,683
Project Location
Paksan (Lao PDR) and the Murray-Darling Basin (Australia)

Team Members

  • Dr Craig Boys (NSW DPI)
  • Prof. Lee Baumgartner (IFRG)
  • Mr Tony Fowler (NSW DPI)
  • Mr Brett Kelly (AWMA Water Control Solutions)
  • Mrs Khampheng Homsombath (LARReC)
  • Dr Brett Pflugrath (NSW DPI)
  • Mr Thonglom Phommavong (NUoL)
  • Dr Oudom Phonekhampheng (NUoL)
  • Mr Douangkham Singhanouvong (LARReC)
  • Mr Garry Thorncraft (NUoL)
  • Mr Phouson Vorasan (NUoL)

Project Partners

  • Living Aquatic Resources Research Centre (LARReC (Lao PDR))
  • National University of Laos (NUoL)
  • Charles Sturt University (CSU)
  • AWMA Water Control Solutions

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