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Assessing Impact in the Greater Mekong Subregion: An Analysis of Regional Cooperation Projects  

Assessing Impact in the Greater Mekong Subregion: An Analysis of Regional Cooperation Projects

Cooperation among the Greater Mekong Subregion countries has intensified in recent years.By the end of 2012, the program had mobilized $15.5 billion in investment projects and $311 million in technical assistance, of which ADB’s support amounted to $5.5 billion for investments and $108.

Published by: Asian Development Bank - Author: Asian Development Bank,
Published on: Apr 2014 - Uploaded on: Apr 2014
File size: 1.8 MB - Language: English
Keyword(s): impact methodology , transport , health , tourism
Category: Economy

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A Mekong Giant - current status, threats and preliminary conservation measures for the critically endangered Mekong giant catfish

Damming the mainstream of the lower Mekong River would represent a significant new threat to the survival of the Mekong giant catfish, one of the world’s largest and rarest freshwater fish, according to the new study commissioned by WWF.

Published by: WWF - Author: Dr.Zeb Hogan,
Published on: Jun 2013 - Uploaded on: Mar 2014
File size: 2.7 MB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Catfish , Mekong , giant , ecology , habitat , dam construction , genetic viability
Category: Biota

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Rumble in the Jungle - The plight of endangered hooved animals in the Greater Mekong

The world’s most extraordinary ungulate (“being hoofed” or “hoofed animal”) species can be found in the Greater Mekong region of Southeast Asia, spanning Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam and Yunnan province and Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region in southern China.

Published by: WWF - Author: Christian Thompson,
Published on: Jul 2013 - Uploaded on: Mar 2014
File size: 3.1 MB - Language: English
Keyword(s): animals , greater mekong , Kouprey (Bos sauveli) , Schomburgk's deer (Rucervus schomburgki)
Category: Biota

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The Don Sahong dam and the Mekong dolphin

The Mekong River is home to a Critically Endangered, declining population of 85 Irrawaddy dolphins.An isolated dolphin group on the border of Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) and Cambodia are the only dolphins left in Lao PDR.

Published by: WWF - Author: Gerard Edward Ryan,
Published on: Feb 2014 - Uploaded on: Mar 2014
File size: 1.8 MB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Dolphins of the Mekong , hydropower dams , seismic mapping
Category: Environment

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Fifteenth Meeting of the GMS Regional Power Trade Coordination Committee (RPTCC 15): Summary of Proceedings  

Fifteenth Meeting of the GMS Regional Power Trade Coordination Committee (RPTCC-15): Summary of Proceedings

This paper summarizes the proceedings of the Fifteenth Meeting of the Regional Power Trade Coordination Committee in Da Nang, Viet Nam, on 16-17 December 2013.

Published by: Asian Development Bank - Author: Asian Development Bank,
Published on: Dec 2013 - Uploaded on: Mar 2014
File size: 153 KB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Energy , Regional cooperation and integration , strategic environmental assessment
Category: Economy

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Economic Corridor Development for Inclusive Asian Regional Integration: Modeling Approach to Economic Corridors

This publication looks at the experience of economic corridor development from across the world, including successful economic corridor developments in the European Union and South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation (SASEC) regions.

Published by: Asian Development Bank - Author: Asian Development Bank,
Published on: Jan 2014 - Uploaded on: Feb 2014
File size: 3.8 MB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Regional cooperation and integration , economic cooperation
Category: Economy

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Climate Risks in the Mekong Delta: Ca Mau and Kien Giang Provinces of Viet Nam

This report presents the outputs of the Climate Change Impact and Adaptation Study in the Mekong Delta.The study focuses on vulnerability assessment of two provinces in the Mekong Delta region: Ca Mau and Kien Giang.

Published by: Asian Development Bank - Author: Asian Development Bank,
Published on: Jul 2013 - Uploaded on: Feb 2014
File size: 6.2 MB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Climate Change , Environment , agriculture and natural resources
Category: Environment

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