The upgrade of Route 3 of the Northern Economic Corridor has not only improved connectivity and mobility but also has introduced potential health challenges.
This training material aims to strengthen officials' and experts' understanding of the trade barriers that affect trade in goods and the economic determinants of such trade; proposals made in different forums to reform border policies affecting trade in goods and the analysis of those proposals, with a particular focus on the strategic questions raised by regional trade agreements; and particular challenges facing trade policy makers in the Greater Mekong Subregion.
Against the backdrop of growing momentum for regional cooperation and integration (RCI) in Asia, this paper examines the link between regional roads and Asian Development Bank (ADB) support between 1966 and 2008.
The novel methodology used in this paper includes an Asia-wide definition of regional roads that fall on the Asian Highway (AH) network. The AH network is a system of about 140,000 kilometers (km) of standardized roads crisscrossing many Asian countries and with linkages to Europe.
Services account for a significant share of the subregion’s GDP, ranging from 25.7% in the Lao People's Democratic Republic to 39.1% in Cambodia and 46.0% in Thailand
This report presents a synthesis of the results of the individual country assessment studies and sets out the subregional strategy for biofuel development in the Greater Mekong Subregion.
This study aims to provide a preliminary assessment of the long-term commercial viability of a biofuel program in Viet Nam.
This study aims to formulate a strategic policy framework in the Lao People's Democratic Republic to promote and develop renewable energy resources to improve rural living conditions and reduce poverty without endangering food security.
This study provides recommendations for decision makers to assist in the development of a national biofuel program for the commercial development and long-term viability of biofuels in Myanmar.