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Increasing investments in natural capital requires a proper accounting of its economic value for informed policy and decision-making.
A study examines how India can increase its trade and investments in the Greater Mekong Subregion by helping small and medium-size enterprises tap into this market.
A regional approach to food policy driven by business and public interests can better protect consumers and suppliers in both domestic and export markets, support scaling up of production, and facilitate market access and Greater Mekong Subregion product branding and marketing.
A study looks at the costs of overloading and how improved policies and enforcement can give an economic boost to Mekong countries.
The Green Freight Initiative in the Greater Mekong Subregion is improving fuel efficiency and reducing costs and emissions of trucking companies.
Financial resource mobilization by the Malaria Trust Fund has helped eradicate malaria and build strong foundations for health systems in the Greater Mekong Subregion.
High upfront costs and lack of incentives impede fuel efficiency initiatives in road freight in the Greater Mekong Subregion.
A Greater Mekong Subregion study looks at a combination of risk retention, risk sharing, and risk transfer mechanisms in strengthening disaster resilience in rural areas.
A centralized platform that promotes data sharing and visibility can help improve an organization’s efficiency and impact.
In the Philippines, targeted cash grants to help poor students finish high school could double their potential income and lift them out of chronic poverty.
An Industrial Pollution Projection System (IPPS) has been used in the Greater Mekong Subregion to help countries identify current and future pollution risks.
To build a well-coordinated government assistance program, focus on communication and outreach, targeting, service delivery, and evaluation.
A livelihood project sets up night markets in border towns of the Greater Mekong Subregion and provides microfinance support to vendors.
In Kaysone Phomvihane, Lao PDR, good O&M contract management and community support will ensure the sustainability of a new sanitary landfill facility.
The Republic of Korea has been a leader in training government officials to be catalysts of economic development.