As the IPCC readies its Special Report Global Warming at 1.5 °C, world leading scientists warn forest protection is paramount. How will the Mekong Region respond? Ask China.
The plan is to issue green bonds by raising funds from investors–the proceeds allocated to farmers to grow trees for processed timber or sold in the carbon trading market.
The young students’ desire for knowledge and the expectations of people from all circles give me a strong feeling that we should speed up cooperation between China and Thailand under the Belt and Road.”
Japan has changed its strategy to focus on improving openness and transparency, human capital development, capacity building and environmental protection throughout its aid to Mekong countries.
Establishing a model for the future development of islands throughout Asia that embraces sustainability as a core and sets urgent goals for long-term change.
Swathes of paddy fields across the Mekong Delta in Lao PDR, Vietnam, Cambodia and Myanmar were inundated by the flood of water from both heavy rains and burst dams. Damaged reduced production up to 30 percent.
December 4-6, 2018, Yangon, Myanmar, Inya Lake Hotel. It’s the largest annual knowledge-sharing event in the Greater Mekong.
China has dammed and now controls the flow of the Mekong River, yet omplaints about the Mekong have been muffled, in part because China has little to fear from smaller countries like Laos, Thailand, and Cambodia.
The five cities comprise Chiang Rai and Chiang Mai in Thailand, Chiang Tun in Myanmar’s Shan State, Chiang Rung in China’s Jinhong (Yunnan) and Chiang Thong in Laos’ Luang Prabang.
Open and free participation is prioritised to deal with disruption in the next two decades
Myanmar troops in Myawaddy township alleged that the road was being built in “questionable proximity” to the islet, locally called “No Man’s Land”, on the Moei River, which divides the two neighbouring countries.
Thailand remains the region’s best hope for wildlife. Conservation efforts should focus on Thailand, and donors, scientists, and advocates need to get on board. Fast.