Green Freight in the Greater Mekong Subregion
This brief summarizes lessons learned from green freight feasibility analyses conducted under the GMS Core Environment Program between 2010 and 2014. It presents five key messages that policymakers and practitioners need to be aware of while developing strategies and projects to improve road freight fuel efficiency in the GMS. It also provides an overview of the GMS Core Environment Program’s Green Freight Initiative.
Date: 15th April 2015
Updated: 1st September 2015
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15th April 2015
The brief summarizes the current state of GMS knowledge and experience on ecosystem-based approaches. It draws upon work of the GMS Core Environment Program and partner institutions, including findings from the regional workshop “Mainstreaming an Ecosystem-based Approach to Climate Change into Biodiversity Conservation Planning,” which took place 15–16 October 2013 in Ha Noi, Viet Nam.
28th January 2016
A feature article in this special report by the Nordic Development Fund (NDF) argues that business-as-usual approaches cannot continue if road freight transport is to be environmentally sustainable in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS). The feature draws heavily on analysis and work conducted by the GMS Core Environment Program’s (CEP) Green Freight Initiative. NDF is a CEP co-financing partner.
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