Greener Traffic in the Mekong Subregion

A feature article in this special report by the Nordic Development Fund (NDF) argues that business-as-usual approaches cannot continue if road freight transport is to be environmentally sustainable in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS). The feature draws heavily on analysis and work conducted by the GMS Core Environment Program’s (CEP) Green Freight Initiative. NDF is a CEP co-financing partner.

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Publish Date: 28th January 2016

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The Sixth Roundtable Discussion on Climate Change Adaptation in the GMS

28th April 2015
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The CEP-supported Roundtable meetings have become a platform for development organizations with active adaptation programs in the GMS to share knowledge, brainstorm approaches, and engage in an ongoing dialogue. 

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ADB Op-Eds/Opinion:Disaster Risk Financing Needed to Help Safeguard Asia-Pacific from Future Hazards

13th May 2014
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Coconut farmers in the Philippines, factory workers in Thailand and the fishing community in Indonesia know a hard truth about the losses wrought by natural hazards: lost income can significantly stall a community's recovery, pulling those who survive deeper into a cycle of poverty and loss that's hard to break.

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