GMS Atlas of the Environment - 2nd Edition

Prepared for the 20th Anniversary of the GMS, this second edition of the Atlas offers a unique overview of the exquisite beauty and diversity of the subregion’s natural environment. It also highlights the tremendous progress made by the GMS countries, as well as the need to address the increasing risks that they face. 

Published: December 2012

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The Greater Mekong Subregion at 20: Progress and Prospects

6 December 2012

This ADB report briefly reviews the progress of the Greater Mekong Subregion (both the region and the program) and outlines some of the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.

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ADB OpEd: As engines of growth, cities need to be made more resilient to natural hazards - Vinod Thomas

12 July 2016

Today more people live in cities than in the countryside worldwide. We look to our cities for economic opportunities and for all things bigger, better and newer. To quote United Nations secretary-general Ban Ki-Moon, "Urbanisation is a driving force as well as a source of development. It has the power to change and improve the lives.” Yet, cities will only remain engines of growth if they are made far more resilient to the growing threat of natural hazards.

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