January 2022 | Issue 1

This is the inaugural newsletter issue for the GMS Climate Change and Environmental Sustainability Program. It features the Inception Workshop and the key findings from the draft Inception Report as it awaits final approval from ADB. The newsletter also focuses on the recent UN conferences on biodiversity (COP15) and climate change (COP26), and how these relate to the CCESP and the GMS countries' respective goals.



January 2022 Vol. 1, No. 2

This newsletter by the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security Program (SAFSP) presents the latest activities and developments in GMS agriculture cooperation. Read about how the ADB funded TA 9916 Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security Program (SAFSP) has been designed to assist the GMS countries to tackle key climate change challenges to their agricultural sectors, the latest knowledge product on COVID-19 Food Security Response and Recovery Actions in the GMS, progress on harmonized FSQ standards, and more.



September 2021 Vol. 1 No. 1

Read about the 18th GMS Working Group on Agriculture Annual Meeting and the webinar on GMS COVID-19 food security response and recovery, as well as planned demonstration sites of the GMS SAFSP, five priority areas of SAFSP support, and more. The newsletter also includes relevant news, knowledge products, and events in the subregion.



GMS COVID-19 Response and Recovery Plan 2021–2023

The Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) COVID-19 Response and Recovery Plan 2021–2023 aims to coordinate the efforts of GMS countries on issues that require greater regional cooperation and integration (RCI) to respond to  COVID-19 pandemic more effectively. This Plan complements and supports implementation of the GMS Economic Cooperation Program Strategic Framework 2030 (GMS-2030).



The Greater Mekong Subregion Economic Cooperation Program Strategic Framework 2030: A response to long-term challenges of the new decade

The Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Economic Cooperation Program Strategic Framework 2030 (GMS-2030) provides a new setting for the development of this subregion for the next decade. It builds upon the GMS Program’s strengths that center on connectivity and a project-led approach to development. This feature summarizes the key priorities of GMS-2030.