This second progress report provides the status of the Greater Mekong Subregion Regional Investment Framework Implementation Plan as of 31 December 2015, for all sectors, both investment and technical assistance projects.
The TTF newsletter highlights the ADB’s Transport and Trade Facilitation Activities in Southeast Asia.
Major expansion in the Greater Mekong Subregion power sector will bring added environmental and social pressures, and more attention needs be paid to incorporating greater sustainability into the power planning process.
Natural capital has been a key contributor to the Greater Mekong Subregion’s rapid economic growth over the past 3 decades or so, but key natural capital stocks are in a state of decline.
The Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Urban Development Strategic Framework, sets out a broad framework to encourage and facilitate a coordinated approach to the development of urban areas throughout the GMS.
This report provides the status of the overall Regional Investment Framework Implementation Plan as of 30 June 2015, for all sectors, both investment and technical assistance projects.
Timely availability of information, data, and indicators at the country and project levels allows for the measurement of progress – the achievement of policy objectives, as well as impacts and outcomes of target-driven projects.
Strategic environmental assessments may be used to compare different energy scenarios, and a more sustainable power plan can be developed by incorporating the wider impacts considered during the assessment process.