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 manage natural capital. It also proposes a guiding framework for promoting investments and actions by GMS countries to secure natural capital and thus ensure sustainable and inclusive growth in the subregion.


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Publish Date: 11th November 2015

Last Updated: 18th November 2015

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ADB Speech: Opening Statement at the 20th Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Ministerial Conference - Stephen Groff

10th September 2015

Excellencies, distinguished delegates, ladies and gentlemen: 

I am very pleased to join you at this 20th Ministerial Conference of the Greater Mekong Subregion Economic Cooperation Program. I would like to thank our host, the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, for their impressive work in organizing this conference, for the hospitality extended to all of the participants. I would also like to express my sympathy to the government and people of Myanmar in light of the human, physical and social losses resulting from the recent devastating floods and landslides. The Asian Development Bank is assisting the government in disaster relief, recovery and rehabilitation. 

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GMS Environment Media Roundup–July 2015

5th August 2015

Greater Mekong Subregion

The real importance of Japan’s new strategy for the Mekong
On July 4, the leaders of Japan and the five countries in the Mekong subregion – Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam – convened for the Seventh Mekong-Japan Summit in Tokyo.
Source: The Diplomat (July 7, 2015)

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