International visitor arrivals in the Greater Mekong Subregion went up by 13% to 59.9 million in 2017, according to the Pacific Asia Travel Association’s Annual Tourism Monitor 2018.
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Five Mekong River Basin countries have agreed on a 5-year master plan that includes promoting the smooth flow of goods and people in the East-West Economic Corridor and Southern Economic Corridor of the Greater Mekong Subregion.
A subregional approach toward safe and environment-friendly agrifood value chains is expected to achieve three main outcomes: greater trade, economies of scale, and inclusive food safety.
This health impact assessment framework serves as a guide to manage health risks and impacts in economic zones of the Greater Mekong Region and address transboundary issues associated with human migration.
PU’ER CITY, PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA (31 May 2018) — Senior agriculture officials from the six member countries of the Greater Mekong Subregion agreed to increase regional cooperation in food safety, boost the trading of climate-friendly agriculture products, and accelerate the implementation of the five-year GMS Strategy and Siem Reap Action Plan endorsed by the Second GMS Agriculture Ministers’ Meeting.
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.