Ninth Meeting of GMS Working Group on Agriculture (WGA-9): Summary of Proceedings

The Ninth Meeting of the GMS Working Group on Agriculture (WGA-9) was held in Nanning, Guangxi, People's Republic of China, on 4-6 July 2012, with the theme "Innovative Financing through Public Private Partnership (PPP) for Regional Investment in Low Carbon Agriculture in the GMS". The Meeting was organized and sponsored by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) with the cooperation of the Ministry of Agriculture, PRC, and attended by participants from the six GMS countries (Cambodia, People's Republic of China, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand, and Viet Nam), and ADB. Resource speakers from the public, private, and academic sectors, FAO, and ADB. Representatives of development partners1 also attended. ADB provided secretariat support. A list of participants is in Appendix 1 and a copy of the Meeting Program and Agenda is in Appendix 2. Included in the WGA-9 program was a field trip to the Pingxiang Tariff-Free Zone, Cross Border Market and Certificate Office near the border with Viet Nam, and the Guangxi Modern Agricultural Exhibition Center.


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