Planning Sustainable Investments in the Greater Mekong Subregion

This CEP brief summarizes the methodology and lessons learned from a Spatial Multicriteria Assessment (SMCA) recently applied to the GMS Regional Investment Framework. It concludes that SMCA is a valuable tool to help decision makers understand and respond to the economic, environmental, and social risks of investments.  For example, SMCA can assist decision-makers to prioritize investments, determine appropriate land allocation, and plan mitigation measures.

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Planning Sustainable Investments in the GMS​_web.pdf 1 MB 29-11-2013
SMCA​-RIF​-Poster.jpg 464 KB 14-08-2014

Publish Date: 28th November 2013

Last Updated: 2nd February 2014

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