Policy Brief: Reducing Risks – Adaptation to Climate Change among Local Communities in PR China, Thailand, and Viet Nam

This policy brief draws on current research to overview the anticipated climate change impacts in the GMS, particularly those relating to air pollution. In its key messages, the brief highlights ten adaptation tasks that need action, ranging from building climate impact assessment capacity to better disaster risk management planning.

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Publish Date: 1st January 2010

Last Updated: 15th June 2012


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GMS Working Group on Environment 24th Annual Meeting

1st April 2019
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The 24th Annual Meeting of the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Working Group (WG) on Environment reviewed the achievements of the GMS Core Environment Program Phase II and discussed the way forward. WGE AM-24 was hosted by the People’s Republic of China’s Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE) with support from ADB through the GMS Environment Operations Center.

 

The WGE AM-24 was followed by thematic discussions that covered the proposed new programs entitled: "GMS Climate Change and Environmental Sustainability Program (CCESP)" and "GMS Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security Program (SAFSP)" which are aligned with three out of seven operational priorities of Strategy 2030 approved by the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Board in 2018.

 

The CCESP will focus on ADB Strategy 2030’s operational priority: tackling climate change, building climate and disaster resilience, and enhancing environmental sustainability, while SAFSP will focus on ADB Strategy 2030’s operational priority: promoting rural development and food security. Both programs will support ADB Strategy 2030’s operational priority: fostering regional cooperation and integration.

 

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People’s Republic of China: Building Roads that Help Small Towns in Yunnan Province

4th December 2018
News

A project in Yunnan Province helped bring the People’s Republic of China closer to its neighbors and drive local development.

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