In face of the climate change challenges, Vietnam wants to learn from the Netherlands’, including planning, governance, development strategy building, and especially building a key value chain for the region.
The opening of a new bridge between Thailand and Myanmar has pushed Southeast Asia one step closer to the realization of an East-West Economic Corridor, connecting the South China Sea to the Indian Ocean.
As far as we have observed, their techniques are not systematic. They have neglected the most important tasks of a standard EIA.
Her condition for spending part of each year in the region was an official commitment to revive forests devastated by the slash-and-burn cultivation of opium poppies and to give its people other sources of income.
Enlisted as a Ramsar site and a UNESCO Man and the Biosphere Reserve, Inle Lake is the second largest in Myanmar. It has long hosted a rich diversity of bird and fish species, that is now under threat.
It will mainly focus on designing and improving village roads; providing family clean water; providing health care support; developing agricultural sector including husbandry and other training activities.
The Agro-Biodiversity Initiative is continuing to encourage rural people in three northern provinces to expand their fish preservation efforts at designated conservation reservoirs.
Water in the Mekong river in this northeastern border province has turned from yellowish-brown to greenish-blue — a strange phenomenon that makes the river look beautiful but could be a sign of ecological danger.