Countries in the Greater Mekong Subregion recognize how a health impact assessment framework can help ensure that both businesses and communities benefit from economic zone development.
The Mekong Innovative Startups in Tourism (MIST) announced the 10 companies it will support in 2018 under its Startup Accelerator Program and Market Access Program.
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.
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.
Leaders of the six countries that share the Mekong River will gather in Viet Nam's capital Ha Noi for the 6th Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Summit on 31 March 2018.