Core Agriculture Support Program Phase II 2011-2015

A more integrated, harmonious, prosperous, and equitable Greater Mekong Subregion requires agriculture to be the lead contributing sector. Regional cooperation in the agriculture sector is guided by the Core Agriculture Support Program (CASP), which is implemented by the Working Group on Agriculture.

Under CASP Phase I (2006-2010), GMS member countries expanded agriculture trading, resulting in sizable gains in the global market.

Earnings and Quality of Female Labor in the Border Areas of Viet Nam and Implications for Greater Mekong Subregion Cooperation

Border-gate economic zones (BEZs) are symbols of the increased cross-border exchange and the development initiative of the border areas in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS). Over the past decade, BEZs have been able to attract a great number of women workers seeking for new job opportunities.

Tenth Meeting of the Regional Power Trade Coordination Committee (RPTCC-10): Summary of Discussions

The Tenth RPTCC meeting (RPTCC-10) was held to: (i) discuss the requirements for setting up of a Regional Coordination Center (RCC) for power trade in the GMS; (ii) look into a suitable governance structure of the RCC ; (iii) discuss about the selection criteria for RCC headquarters, headquarters agreement, staffing and funding; and (iv) discuss about the contents of agreement to establish the RCC.