Workshop on Strengthening Partnerships for Natural Capital in the GMS

Bagan, Myanmar 11th November 2014

This CEP technical workshop on strengthening partnerships to increase natural capital investments in the GMS brought together government and development partners to jointly discuss the merits and potential shape of a GMS Natural Capital Partnership.

Further consultations will continue through to the Fourth GMS Environment Ministers’ Meeting (EMM4) on 29 January in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmarat which the partnership is expected to be endorsed. Following EMM4, it is hoped that committed organizations will come together to agree on a plan and timeline to initiate the partnership, focusing on institutional arrangements and a set of initial activities that would begin by mid‐2015.

The meeting was immediately followed by the 3rd Task Force Meeting for the preparation of EMM4, and on the following day, 12 November, by the 9th Semi-annual Meeting of the Working Group on Environment.

Please find all meeting documents and presentations below:

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ADB News:Investments in natural capital crucial to sustain economic growth in the GMS

25th March 2014

25 March 2014

NAY PYI TAW, MYANMAR – Member countries of the Greater Mekong Subregion face losing recent development gains unless they invest more to secure natural resource stocks, senior officials from the six countries heard at a meeting in Myanmar today.

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