OpEd: Technology Can Drive Green Growth in the GMS

The Bangkok Post and China Daily were among five media outlets that published an OpEd about the role of technology in spurring green growth in the Greater Mekong Subregion.

The opinion piece was authored by ADB's Pavit Ramachandran, principle environment specialist and the GMS Core Environment Program's project officer. It was released to complement this week's green growth themed 5th GMS Environment Ministers' Meeting, held in Chiang Mai, Thailand.


Publish Date: 2nd February 2018

Last Updated: 12th March 2018

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