Projecting Industrial Pollution in the GMS
This brief summarizes the diverse pollutants and their sources that are harming the natural environment and people’s well-being in the Greater Mekong Subregion. It looks at how the Industrial Pollution Projection System (IPPS) has been used in the subregion to help identify current and future pollution risks, and makes recommendations for its future application.
Inception Workshops: M&E for Payments for Environmental Services in Viet Nam
Local authorities, forest owners, and development partners met to initiate a new project to develop and test an M&E framework for payments for environmental services in Quang Nam and Thua Thien Hue provinces.
ADB: Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2016
The Key Indicators presents key statistics on development issues concerning Asia and the Pacific and includes the latest available economic, financial, social, and environmental indicators for ADB's 48 region...
5th Inter-Ministerial Task Force Meeting on NESAP Formulation
ADB: Greater Mekong Subregion Statistics on Growth, Infrastructure, and Trade
This ADB publication provides a snapshot of the GMS subregion's performance from 1992-2014, highlighting growth in output and merchandise trade, developments in ICT, and trends in subregional integration.
4th Inter-Ministerial Task Force Meeting on NESAP Formulation
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).
Space Technology and Geographic Information Systems Applications in ADB Projects
Space technology and geographic information systems (GIS) have now become valuable tools in helpingdevelopment organizations achieve their missions. They can be applied to various development sectorsincluding agriculture, rural development, and food security; education; energy; environment; climatechange; health; pubic management and governance (especially disaster risk management); transport; urbandevelopment; and water management.
Land Cover and Land Use Mapping Regional Workshop
EOC representatives were among eighty participants from nine countries that gathered in Jakarta to exchange best practices in land cover and land use assessments, and discuss strategies for building national land cover datasets.