The Eighth Roundtable Discussion on Climate Change Adaptation in the GMS
Building on the seventh roundtable held in June, partners at this eighth roundtable discussed analytical tools for assessing basin-scale climate change vulnerability and looked at the processes involved and lessons learnt from application in the GMS.
Dissemination and Training Workshop on Pollution Modeling
During 2014, CEP worked with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment’s Pollution Control Department to estimate provincial industrial emissions by applying the Industrial Pollution Projection System (IPPS).
Training of Trainers on Land Use Change Modeling
Under CEP’s ‘Building Capacity for Land Use Change Modeling activity,’ a training of trainers program on land use change modeling will be delivered in each of the six GMS countries during August–October.
Core Environment Program Technical Workshop
Building on discussions held during the GMS Working Group on Environment 21st Annual Meeting, this workshop aims to map out the future of the Core Environment Program and Environment Operations Center.
Developing Inclusive and Sustainable Agricultural Value Chains in the Greater Mekong Subregion
This knowledge event, jointly held by the GMS Working Groups on Environment and Agriculture, explored means to develop more inclusive and sustainable agricultural value chains in the GMS.
Working Group on Environment: 21st Annual Meeting
Hosted by Thailand’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, the 21st Annual Meeting of the Working Group on Environment (WGE) brought together WGE members with representatives from the Asian Development Bank and development partners to review implementation progress of the Core Environment Program implementation and to discuss key priorities.
The Seventh Roundtable Discussion on Climate Change in the GMS
At this seventh roundtable, partners continued deliberations initiated at the sixth roundtable in April. These included joint visioning to specify the long-term goals of the roundtable and identifying collaborative activities arising from the Watershed Adaptation to Climate Change (WACC) Project.
Inception Workshop on Multisector Planning in Viet Nam
Addressing the many development and environmental challenges in the GMS will require finding ways for sectors to plan and work together more closely. Multisector planning approaches contribute greatly to strategic planning processes by bringing sectors together to discuss and understand core development challenges and to identify pathways to overcome these challenges. In doing so, they promote economic, environmental, and social sustainability. Multistakeholder dialogues and scenario-based modelling tools are essential to develop a shared understanding of core challenges, drivers of change, and alternative development pathways.
GMS Workshop on Implementing Sustainable Development Goals: Bringing Natural Capital into Center Stage
With the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) expiring, 2015 is a crucial year to further progress the global framework for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) launched at Rio +20 in 2012.