This report discusses opportunities for safe and environment-friendly agriculture products in the Greater Mekong Subregion and highlights the Siem Reap Action Plan, 2018–2022.
The Lao People’s Democratic Republic can maximize the potential benefits from the Greater Mekong Subregion’s economic corridors through its national policies, capacities, and implementation arrangements.
Increasing investments in natural capital requires a proper accounting of its economic value for informed policy and decision-making.
Myanmar is putting in place a national safeguards system to better balance rapid economic growth and environmental sustainability.
An innovative data fusion technique, which combines two freely available satellite data sources, is used to map paddy area and estimate rice yield in Thai Binh province, Viet Nam.
Climate change poses threats to public health in the Greater Mekong Subregion, which is already experiencing hotter weather, longer dry seasons, and changing rainfall patterns.
The Asian Development Bank supports the People's Republic of China's reform agenda by fostering inclusive economic growth, mainstreaming environmentally sustainable development, and promoting regional and South–South cooperation.
The Asian Development Bank's assistance to the Lao People’s Democratic Republic focuses on four core sectors: agriculture, natural resources, and rural development; education; energy; and water and other municipal infrastructure.
The Asian Development Bank supports Viet Nam in promoting job creation and competitiveness, increasing the inclusiveness of infrastructure and service delivery, and improving environmental sustainability and climate change response.
MANILA, PHILIPPINES (13 April 2018) — The Asian Development Bank’s Trade Finance Program and Orient Commercial Bank today signed a $10 million loan agreement to further support trade in Viet Nam.
YANGON, MYANMAR (11 April 2018) — Myanmar’s economy is projected to stay on a steady growth path over the next two years, supported by economic reforms, strong global growth, and higher foreign direct investment flows, according to a new Asian Development Bank report launched today.
HONG KONG, CHINA (11 April 2018) — Strong consumer spending, rising exports, and steady public spending are helping the world’s second largest economy maintain its growth momentum, but tax and other structural reforms are needed in the People’s Republic of China for continued inclusive and sustainable development, according to a new report by the Asian Development Bank.
PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA (11 April 2018) — Cambodia’s economy is expected to grow at 7% in 2018 and 2019, bolstered by solid global economic growth, according to the Asian Development Bank's flagship annual economic publication, Asian Development Outlook 2018, released today.
Singapore-based agribusiness group Olam International has secured $163 million in financing from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), including $80 million in loans for its coffee subsidiary in Viet Nam.