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The Phnom Penh Plan for Development Management: A Retrospective  

The Phnom Penh Plan for Development Management: A Retrospective

This retrospective marks more than 10 years of the Phnom Penh Plan’s achievements in building the capacity of the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) civil service and in strengthening networks among government policy makers and planners for deepening economic integration.

Published by: Asian Development Bank - Author: Asian Development Bank,
Published on: Dec 2014 - Uploaded on: Jan 2015
File size: 3.8 MB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Regional cooperation and integration , social development and protection , capacity development , Governance and public sector management
Category: Economy

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Climate-Smart Development : Adding Up the Benefits of Actions that Help Build Prosperity, End Poverty and Combat Climate Change

This report describes efforts by the ClimateWorks Foundation and the World Bank to quantify the multiple economic, social, and environmental benefits associated with policies and projects to reduce emissions in select sectors and regions.

Published by: World Bank - Author: Climate Works Foundation; World Bank Group,
Published on: Jun 2014 - Uploaded on: Jan 2015
File size: 3.2 MB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Climate Change , public health , agricultural analysis , macroeconomic benefits
Category: Environment

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ASEAN 2030: Toward a Borderless Economic Community  

ASEAN 2030: Toward a Borderless Economic Community

Through structural reforms and regional integration, members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have the potential to reach by 2030 the average quality of life enjoyed today in advanced economies.This book investigates long-term development issues for members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).

Published by: Asian Development Bank - Author: Asian Development Bank,
Published on: Jul 2014 - Uploaded on: Jan 2015
File size: 3.1 MB - Language: English
Keyword(s): economic community , developing financial markets , strenghthening governance , macroeconomic and financial stability
Category: Economy

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Disaster Risk Management in Asia and the Pacific  

Disaster Risk Management in Asia and the Pacific

This book uses two international frameworks—the Millennium Development Goals and the Hyogo Framework for Action, a program focused on disaster risk management—to study the key trends in the region in terms of disaster incidence, sources of vulnerability and social and economic challenges.

Published by: Asian Development Bank Institute - Author: Davis, Ian,
Published on: Jan 2015 - Uploaded on: Jan 2015
File size: 258 KB - Language: English
Keyword(s): economic aspects , natural disasters , islands of the pacific
Category: Environment

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Emergency response to artemisinin resistance in the Greater Mekong subregion. Regional framework for action 2013-2015

The detection of P.falciparum resistance to artemisinins in border areas across the Greater Mekong subregion is a matter of great concern.Expanding access to artemisinin-based combination therapies (ACTs) is part of the reason for the remarkable recent success in reducing the global malaria burden.

Published by: WHO - Author: WHO,
Uploaded on: Aug 2014
File size: 2.9 MB - Language: English
Keyword(s): antimalarials-therapeutic use , artemisinins therapeutic use , drug resistance , malaria-drug therapy
Category: Health

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Dam Standards: A Rights-Based Approach

In many countries, the most applicable means of protection for people affected by dams are national and local laws.But too often, laws alone are not strong enough to protect the rights of affected communities.Increasingly, companies, banks, and governments commit to follow internationally-recognized standards.

Published by: International Rivers - Author: Michael Simon,
Published on: Jan 2014 - Uploaded on: Jul 2014
File size: 1.2 MB - Language: English
Keyword(s): civil society , dams , communities , environmental standards
Category: Environment

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Mysterious Mekong: New Species Discoveries 2012-2013

An extraordinary 367 new species were discovered in the Greater Mekong in 2012 and 2013.Among the species newly described by scientists are 290 plants, 24 fish, 21 amphibians, 28 reptiles, 1 bird and 3 mammals.

Published by: WWF - Author: WWF,
Published on: Jun 2014 - Uploaded on: Jul 2014
File size: 2.2 MB - Language: English
Keyword(s): plants , amphibians , reptiles , bird , mammals
Category: Biota

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