ASEAN-ADB Cooperation Toward the ASEAN Community
For the past 5 decades, ASEAN and ADB have both supported poverty reduction, sustainable development, and regional cooperation and integration in Southeast Asia. This ADB publication provides an overvi...
ADB Video: ADB Assistance Works: Just Ask Thai Businessman Sanguan Sonklinsakul
More than 68 million tons of cargo crossed Asian borders between 2011 and 2014 thanks to better regional connectivity. Sanguan Sonklinsakul of Thailand’s Chiang Rai Chamber of Commerce says trade with neighboring countries has increased markedly due to the many news roads in the Greater Mekong Subregio...
ADB Video: Rehabilitation Efforts Bring Key Nanjing River back to Life
In Nanjing, People's Republic of China, a $240-million project improved the water quality of the Qinhuai River, dredging the water way of sludge, constructing sewage pipelines and pumping stations, and transforming flood-prone villages into scenic wetlands.
Achieving Environmental Sustainability in Myanmar
Myanmar is at a critical crossroads. With many environmental assets, and industrial pressure only beginning to develop, it could effectively form policies and regulations that ensure sustainable growth and conservation of key natural resources.
GMS Transport and Trade Facilitation Action Program Newsletter – Jan-Oct 2015
The Transport and Trade Facilitation Action Program for the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) provides advisory support and capacity building tofacilitate cross-border transport and trade in the GMS. Please download the newsletter below for updates about the program’s latest events, news, and knowledge products.
10th Semi-Annual Meeting of the Working Group on Environment
Hosted by Thailand’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, the 10th Semi-Annual Meeting of the GMS 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 and to discuss key priorities.
Investing in Natural Capital for a Sustainable Future in the Greater Mekong Subregion
This report aims to demonstrate the compelling need to increase investments in natural capital in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) and identifies actions now being taken regionally and nationally to ...
The Ninth Roundtable Discussion on Climate Change Adaptation in the GMS
During the Ninth Roundtable meeting, partners reviewed draft chapters of the watershed and landscape-scale vulnerability and adaptation assessment guidelines, which will become a joint knowledge product produced by the partners.
GMS e-Updates- March to September 2015
This GMS E-updates provides information about key activities and major developments in the GMS as the six countries sharing the Mekong River strive to accelerate the region's development.