Restoring Tennasserim Corridor for Living Connectivity
A publication on the Tenassarim Corridor produced in collaboration with the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and Thailand’s National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department. The report highlights environmental challenges and key interventions in six areas of the corridor according to a study conducted by the WCS Thailand Program.
Date: 1st December 2010
Updated: 3rd June 2014
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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.
26th February 2018
Jira Charoen, a family-owned road transport company, joined the Green Freight Initiative to help achieve its social and environment goals.