This is the summary of proceedings from 16th Semi-Annual Meeting of the Greater Mekong Subregion Working Group on Environment (WGE-AM 16) held on 25 June 2010, as well as the pre-WGE session on 24 June 2010, in Hanoi, Viet Nam.
The Seventh Meeting of the GMS Working Group on Agriculture was held on 15-16 November 2010 in Ha Noi, Viet Nam.
MANILA, PHILIPPINES (13 December 2010) - The Asian Development Bank is supporting the governments of Cambodia, Lao People's Democratic Republic and Viet Nam in a community-driven initiative to conserve more than 1.9 million hectares of threatened forest land, home to over 170,000 mostly poor, ethnic minority people.
MANILA, PHILIPPINES (29 November 2010) - The Asian Development Bank will extend $95 million to help the Lao People's Democratic Republic and Viet Nam upgrade roads in the northeastern transport corridor that offers trade and poverty reduction benefits to both countries, as well as the wider Mekong region.
MANILA, PHILIPPINES (23 November 2010) - The Asian Development Bank is extending $49 million to expand surveillance response systems to help control dengue outbreaks, and prevent the spread of communicable and tropical diseases in Cambodia, Lao PDR, and Viet Nam.
MANILA, PHILIPPINES (18 August 2010) - Ministers from the six countries of the Greater Mekong Subregion are holding its 16th Ministerial Meeting in Ha Noi, Viet Nam on 20 August 2010 to discuss a new 10-year (2012-2022) framework for regional cooperation.