Pilot projects in the Greater Mekong Subregion are helping increase small farmers’ income by enhancing their access to the lucrative organic food market using a community-based certification system.
VIENTIANE, LAO PEOPLE’S DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC (3 April 2019) — Economic growth in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic is expected to remain stable this year and next, supported by the expanding agriculture, energy, industry, and services sectors.
The Lao People’s Democratic Republic has issued a law to guide railway development and ensure integration of its rail services with regional and global networks.
The People’s Republic of China launched last month a high-speed rail service between Yunnan province’s capital Kunming and Lijiang, a tourist destination and UNESCO World Heritage site.
Financial resource mobilization by the Malaria Trust Fund has helped eradicate malaria and build strong foundations for health systems in the Greater Mekong Subregion.
HONG KONG, CHINA (3 April 2019) — Growth in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) is expected to moderate in the next two years as global growth slows and trade tensions with the United States weigh on trade and investment.
The International Finance Corporation is partnering with Thailand-based Amata Corporation to develop sustainability projects for cities, towns, and industrial zones in the Greater Mekong Subregion. The projects will promote green growth and sustainable design practices.
Quang Tri province is gearing up to become a center for energy production in the north central coastal region of Viet Nam. It recently approved the development of four 30-megawatt wind power plants worth more than $200 million.
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.