This brief provides an overview of land use planning challenges and opportunities in the Greater Mekong Subregion and introduces tools to improve land use planning and management in the subregion.
The six countries of the Greater Mekong Subregion signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on the “Early Harvest” Implementation of the Cross-Border Transport Facilitation Agreement in 2017 and 2018.
Applying the Industrial Pollution Projection System is an important first step toward mainstreaming pollution concerns into strategic planning in 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.
Increasing investments in natural capital requires a proper accounting of its economic value for informed policy and decision-making.
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.