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The Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC)

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posted on 2022-08-15, 06:35 authored by Chun Yin Man, David Alexander PalmerDavid Alexander Palmer


The geometry of 6 countries that have joined the Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) up until August 2022

Found in 2016, LMC is a multilateral format between China and Five Southeast Asia countries. According to the official website of LMC, it focuses on three pillars of political and security issues, economic and sustainable development, and social, cultural, and people-to-people exchanges.

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Data were collected from the official website of LMC. The geospatial features, including polygons and boundaries of regions, are sourced from Natural Earth, Admin 0 – Countries version 5.1.1 (Published on 12 May 2022). For metadata, such as data description and available methods for geospatial data processing, please read the readme.pdf.

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This dataset features in a collection of geospatial data "Geo-mapping databases for the Belt and Road Initiative". To cite this work, available citation styles can be found here:  


CRF grant no. C7052-18G, “Infrastructures of Faith: Religious Mobilities on the Belt and Road”