The Asian Development Bank (ADB) approved a $3,000,000 technical assistance to support the implementation of initiatives to accelerate trade and cross-border investment between small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) of Cambodia, Thailand, Viet Nam—member countries of the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) program—and India. This ADB-administered technical assistance is financed by the United Kingdom Fund for Asia Regional Trade and Connectivity under the Regional Cooperation and Integration Financing Partnership Facility.
Agriculture accounts for more than half the workforce in most ADB developing member countries. In the Greater Mekong Subregion, agriculture forms the backbone of its countries’ economies, directly supporting the livelihoods of nearly 200 million people with over 60% of the subregion’s 340 million inhabitants engaged in small-scale agriculture.
A pilot project has developed night markets in selected border towns in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) to take advantage of the economic opportunities opened by infrastructure projects in the area.
This publication presents the integration of a strategic environmental assessment in the revised Power Development Plan VII of Viet Nam.
An initiative funded by Switzerland and the United States is proposing to enhance regional cooperation in sustainable energy development to protect Viet Nam’s Mekong Delta from rising sea levels and other climate risks.
A study examines how India can increase its trade and investments in the Greater Mekong Subregion by helping small and medium-size enterprises tap into this market.
OSAKA, JAPAN (29 June 2019) — Asian Development Bank President Takehiko Nakao today met with Viet Nam Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on the sidelines of the G20 Leaders’ Summit in Osaka.
Financial resource mobilization by the Malaria Trust Fund has helped eradicate malaria and build strong foundations for health systems in the Greater Mekong Subregion.
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