Integrated Resource Planning with Strategic Environmental Assessment for Sustainable Power Sector Development in the Greater Mekong Subregion
The regional capacity development TA is expected to address the gaps on (i) targeting vulnerable groups, in particular migrant mobile populations (MMPs); (ii) strengthening diagnostic and treatment capacity in remote districts; (iii) improving diseases surveillance and rapid response to epidemics; and (iv) involving private sector in the delivery of health services targeting vulnerable groups. The TA has three key components: (i) improving Myanmar-s malaria surveillance and diagnostic systems; (ii) addressing MMP-s specific needs on malaria prevention and treatment (Cambodia, Lao PDR, and Myanmar); and (iii) strengthening regional coordination on malaria and CDC among GMS countries.
Progress (as of March 2021)
Ongoing. The consulting firm was engaged in May 2016 and has completed (i) inception report; (ii) six GMS Coun- tries Gap Analysis Missions and Report; (iii) one regional workshop and three country workshops in Lao People s Democratic Republic (PDR), Myanmar, and Thailand; (iv) Knowledge Product on Integrating SEA into Power Development Planning in Viet Nam published; (v) two twinning workshops in PRC on Renewable Energy Integration; and in Viet Nam on SEA and (vi) draft report on Strengthening the Policy Framework for Power Sector Planning with Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency and Climate Change Mitigation Targets in Viet Nam. In Dec 2018, ADB extended the TA by 2 years with $1.05 million additional financing in support for renewable energy and energy efficiency development in the GMS and conducted consultation missions in April and May 2019. Revised output 5 to reflect renewable energy road map for Myanmar develop instead of solar road map developed.
|Contact Name||Lee, Hyunjung|
|Organization||Asian Development Bank|