Biofuels in the Greater Mekong Subregion
This ADB paper reviews existing literature and integrates various themes to provide an overview of four main issues related to biofuels deployment in the GMS: the need for alternative energy, risks to food security, considerations for environmental management, and opportunities for rural development.
Date: 6th January 2012
Updated: 5th November 2013
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10th September 2018
Drawing on a decade of CEP experience, this brief provides an overview of land use planning challenges and opportunities in the subregion.
27th November 2018
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved over $100 million in financing to help the Government of Viet Nam install eight modernized irrigation systems in five drought-affected provinces, which will improve agricultural productivity, especially among farmers growing high-value crops such as coffee, peppers, grapes, dragon fruits, and mangoes.