GMS Environment Update - Issue 6
Welcome to the GMS Environment Update-Issue 6. It is a compilation of recent environment news and articles from the GMS Core Environment Program, the Asian Development Bank, and the governments of the six GMS countries
Date: 22nd October 2015
Updated: 23rd October 2015
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27th January 2015
Theme: Investing in Natural Capital: Public Private Cooperation for Future Prosperity in the Greater Mekong Subregion
The Fourth GMS Environment Ministers’ Meeting emphasized the need to strengthen collaboration between governments, development partners, business sector, and civil society in order to find ways to maintain and enhance the region’s natural capital stocks. A key step was the need to strengthen collaboration and coordination between businesses, government, and/or civil society in ways that are demonstrably good for business, local livelihoods and for the protection and enhancement of the subregion’s natural capital. In this context the Natural Capital Business Forum engaged the businesses in their capacity as a beneficiary of public sector investments as well as the investors in economic activities associated with natural capital.
23rd January 2017
A new website recently launched by the Asian Development Bank provides ‘one-stop’ access to information about the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Economic Cooperation Program (ECP).