Our thoughts are with all the people affected by the dam collapse in Attapeu province, Lao PDR. Sad times.
The Core Environment Program (CEP) is supporting the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) in delivering environmentally friendly economic growth. The Core Environment Program (CEP) supports the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) in delivering environmentally friendly economic growth.
Anchored on the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) GMS Economic Cooperation Program, CEP promotes regional environmental cooperation to improve development planning, safeguards, biodiversity conservation, and resilience to climate change, all of which are underpinned by building capacity. CEP is overseen by the environment ministries of the six GMS countries and implemented by the ADB-administered Environment Operations Center. Co-financing is provided by the Government of Sweden, the Global Environment Facility, the Nordic Development Fund, and the PRC Regional Cooperation and Poverty Reduction Fund. Find out more: www.gms-eoc.org
Our thoughts are with all the people affected by the dam collapse in Attapeu province, Lao PDR. Sad times.
This brief summarizes the diverse pollutants and their sources that are harming the natural environment and people’s well-being in the Greater Mekong Subregion. It looks at how the Industrial Pollution Projection System (IPPS) has been used in the subregion to help identify current and future po...
Myanmar is putting in place a national safeguards system to better balance rapid economic growth and environmental sustainability.
#AirPollution is a growing concern in urban areas across the #GMS, as is the level of pollution in coastal and other water bodies. The impacts on health and the environment are already considerable and coming at an increasing cost to economic development. Effective efforts to tackle all forms of pollution will be essential for the GMS countries to achieve many of their Sustainable Development Goals.
Read how Environment GMS Core Environment Program has managed industrial pollution in the GMS: bit.ly/2psRz2T
After centuries of agricultural dependence, GMS countries have pursued industrialization in recent decades. As a result, their economies are now more diversified and consumer-driven. Although this has brought many socioeconomic benefits, it has created pollution problems, which are worsening.
On 14 Mar, ADB and Office of the National Economic and Social Development Board organized a seminar on "the GMS 25th Anniversary: Achievement, Lessons Learned, and the Way Forward" to celebrate 25 years of the Greater Mekong Subregion Economic Cooperation Program in Bangkok. Mr. Arkhom Termpittayapaisith, GMS Minister for Thailand, and Dr. Kobsak Pootrakool, Minister attached to the Office of the Prime Minister, delivered keynote speeches emphasizing the GMS development journey and the new opportunities linking with Thailand's national Strategy. Mr. Ramesh Subramanian, ADB Director-General of Southeast Asia Regional Department, also reiterated ADB's continued support to the GMS program. Honorable speakers from the government and private sectors, academia, and development partner joined a panel to discuss challenges and how to move the GMS forward amidst the changing digital technology and political economy environment.
Understanding #Nanning’s strategic roles in China-ASEAN cooperation https://t.co/yqG1boIWGZ via @Independentsg #Yunnan #China #GMS #ASEAN
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#WATCH: 3-min video about #biodiversity corridor initiatives in #China's Yunnan province. https://t.co/GjINADtLZ2
“WATCH: Biodiversity corridors in the tropical forests of China's Yunnan province is ensuring the survival of rare plant and animal species, while eco-farming practices provide local communities with sustainable livelihoods. #GMS25 https://t.co/QBKdFJAjIl”
Engendering an inclusive #Asean via @KhmerTimes https://t.co/fF7Ludfb0Y.
Despite #Mekong frontier countries have a remarkable progress upgrading their productivity and integrating into the regional production networks, there are still development disparities for consideration.
For an inclusive Asean to happen, each member country must have some sort of policy alignment with the larger regional frameworks if they are to fully benefit from improved physical, institutional and people-to-people linkages, argues Sok Chenda Sophea.
The Greater Mekong Subregion Cooperation on #transboundary #biodiversity #conservation has significantly increased in recent years with the support of Environment GMS and other partners. Read more: bit.ly/2FBCAhs
The latest collaboration happened on 1 Feb 2018, Cambodia and Thailand signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on adjoining areas of the Eastern Forest Complex and the Cardamom Mountains. Both countries are also exploring the potential for establishing a transboundary biodiversity corridor. >> bit.ly/2FvjQN1
“The environment has no boundary and therefore we must collaborate to protect the biodiversity in these landscapes.”
-- H.E. Sao Sopheap, Director of Cabinet, Ministry of Environment, Cambodia
Border areas have historically been a source of conflict and strife in the Greater Mekong Subregion. Nowadays, with over 20 years of continuing peace and growing prosperity, border areas are focus points for countries in the subregion to work together. To this end, governments and their development....
Building bridges between Laos and Thailand for better lives https://t.co/NBYsDyJd8a via @ChannelNewsAsia
Laos overcomes its land-locked geography with overland cross-border infrastructure, boosting interconnectivity between countries in Southeast Asia.
Transport – a highlight of #GMS Economic Cooperation Programme via @VietnamPlus https://t.co/z6X8wdZIZn @ADBtransport @ThGreaterMekong
With financial aid from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and other sponsors, the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Economic Cooperation Programme has supported the region to carry out a number of priority projects with notable outcomes recorded in the field of transport.
Gms-Eoc Cep has worked with local communities and government in #China's Xishuangbanna prefecture to establish #biodiversity #conservation corridors since 2009.
“Manxing” has been a demonstration village to show how the village environment could be improved and the corridor protected. Local officials and villagers put together an eco-village plan, and through CEP and government funding for the next 3 years. A range of interventions helped achieve both goals. Read more about “Manxing,” a successful eco-village in #Yunnan province: bit.ly/2CZgmk4.
It is late morning on a hot September day as our car winds around the edge of a valley and enters Manxing village. The narrow streets look paved in gold, but the illusion is dispelled as we soon see they are carpeted in maize kernels, there to dry on the warm concrete.
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New Project Brief: Guangxi’s Biodiversity Landscape & Livelihood overviews the project origin, milestones of the #biodiversity landscape and #corridor management in the Sino-Viet Nam Transboundary Biodiversity Landscape (TBL), key community-based conservation practices that improve ecosystem integrity and the living condition of surrounding communities, and many more. bit.ly/2FWVJrG
Since 2006, Gms-Eoc Cep has supported the two environment agencies of Cao Bang and Guangxi provinces achieve significant restoration and conservation of the limestone forest and biodiversity in the region as well as the ecological integrity of gibbon habitats.
Since 2010, half a million people in Viet Nam have been mobilized, and 5.6 million ha of forests in 43 provinces have been protected through the Payments for Environmental Services (PFES) scheme. Local people are now using innovative technologies as monitoring approach and to ensure timely information to protect forests. Read more: bit.ly/2CYq6uM
Every day, tens of thousands of rural folks get together in small groups to patrol Viet Nam’s forests. On their rounds they record evidence of illegal logging, hunting, and other forms of encroachment. They assess the condition of the forests that they are protecting, keeping an eye out for recent...
Green Freight Initiative: Jira Charoen Ltd., Thailand was one of 60 small-medium road freight companies in Lao PDR, Thailand, and Viet Nam that participated in Core Environment Program's Green Freight Initiative to test ways to make their businesses more fuel efficient. Learn more about green freight company profile: bit.ly/2FxQGOd, and green freight initiative: bit.ly/2HPs8Rq.
Jira Charoen, a family-owned road transport company, joined the Green Freight Initiative to help achieve its social and environment goals.
The CEP + other ADB technical assistance projects are helping Myanmar build an environmental impact assessment system.
This publication summarizes Myanmar’s progress in building a national EIA system and how the Asian Development Bank has contributed to its development. It also overviews the basic elements of EIA, how it can will help achieve environmental sustainability in the country as well as challenges and ...
And another CEP film, this one on green freight in the GMS...
Our EMM-5 film on Environmental Cooperation in the Greater Mekong Subregion https://t.co/lGrm26Ku19 via @YouTube
Government and development partners talk about the importance of regional environmental cooperation in the Greater Mekong Subregion, with a focus on the GMS ...
Knowledge Management Seminar @ #EMM5 #KnowledgeManagement
Green Technology Seminar @ #EMM5 #GreenTechnology
High pollution levels across nation forecast for rest of this month https://t.co/ItWWPARXxO
AIR QUALITY in many parts of the country, including Bangkok, deteriorated to harmful levels over the weekend and pollution was predicted to be at a critical level for the rest of the month, the Pollution Control Department (PCD) revealed.
The Saudi Fund advises Cambodia to take a loan for social development.
Vietnam sees solar power construction boom as nation goes green- Nikkei Asian Review https://t.co/igt8LHq1XS
HANOI -- Numerous projects to build large solar power facilities are underway in Vietnam, as the country scrambles to make up for the anticipated powe
In case you missed, resources from #EMM5 are downloadable through link below:
Every 3 years the environment ministers from the six Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) countries gather to review progress and set the agenda for environmental cooperation in the subregion under the GMS Economic Cooperation Program.
China Daily plus four other media outlets featured our opinion piece on the role of technology in GMS green growth.
In the last 20 years, rapid economic growth in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) has reduced poverty and brought prosperity to many of its 420 million people.
Closing Remarks & Conclusion of #EMM5
Delivered statement to #EMM5 by:
-H.E General Surasak Karnjanarat, Thailand Minister of MNRE
-Mr. Ramesh Subramaniam, Director General of the Southeast Asia Department of the ADB
-H.E Dr. Supachai Panitchpakdi, former Deputy PM of Thailand, former WTO & UNCTAD SG
-H.E. Say Samal, Cambodia Minister of MoE
-Ms. Song Xiaozhi, China PRC DDG of the Department of International Cooperation, MEP
-H.E Bounkham Vorachit, Lao PRC Vice Minister of MNRE
-H.E Ohn Winn, Myanmar Union Minister of MNREC
-H.E Vo Tuan Nhan, Viet Nam Vice Minister of MNRE
#EMM5 Formal Meeting of Ministers launch @ADB_HQ @ADBEnvironment
Pavit Ramachandran highlight ‘Key Elements of the GMS Core Environment Program Strategic Framework and Action Plan 2018 – 2022’ #EMM5 #DevelopmentPartners
Development Partners' Roundtable: 'Emerging Priorities of the GMS Program by Rhodora Concepcion, ADB Senior Regional Cooperation Specialist. #EMM5 #DevelopmentPartners
Development Partners' RoundTable started #EMM5 #DevelopmentPartners
Next parallel sessions: GMS Environment Senior Officials’ Meeting and Fifth Working Group on Environment Task Force Meeting; Green Technology Seminar and Knowledge Management Seminar. #EMM5 #GreenTechnology #KnowledgeManagement
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