GMS e-Updates - January-March 2012
This ADB e-news product provide readers with an update on activities and major developments in pursuit of accelerated development of the countries sharing the Mekong River.
Date: 6th March 2012
Updated: 5th November 2013
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31st March 2018
In Guangxi, near the border with Viet Nam, a concrete slab was laid in a small village to give its children somewhere to play basketball. A long way to the east, a Dai ethnic man in southern Yunnan Province was able to buy 500 chickens to start a new livelihood. Down south to the Tenasserim Mountains in western Thailand, local people gathered on a royal holiday to plant trees to help restore a damaged forest. These are just a few examples of how people are using village development funds (VDFs)—revolving funds that provide low interest loans to local people in some of the poorest areas of the GMS—to improve livelihoods.
22nd June 2018
This report discusses opportunities for safe and environment-friendly agriculture products in the Greater Mekong Subregion and highlights the Siem Reap Action Plan, 2018–2022.