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LMI Education Pillar Symposium on English for Specific Purposes: Collaboration and Innovation

LMI Education Pillar Symposium on English for Specific Purposes: Collaboration and Innovation

June 3, 2014 - June 4, 2014 / Bangkok, Thailand

The Lower Mekong Initiative Education Pillar Symposium on English for Specific Purposes: Collaboration and Innovation

June 3-4, 2014, Bangkok, Thailand

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Enhancing Capacity to Conduct Rigorous Forest Carbon Stock Assessments in Southeast Asia

Enhancing Capacity to Conduct Rigorous Forest Carbon Stock Assessments in Southeast Asia

April 18, 2014

From March 24 to April 4, USAID’s Lowering Emissions in Asia’s Forests program organized a Technical Training on Forest Carbon Assessment and Logging Emission Factor Development in Malaysia, which included participants from Malaysia, Vietnam, and Laos, and training experts from Winrock International.  

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Asian Policymakers Improve Energy and Climate Change Policy Analysis

Asian Policymakers Improve Energy and Climate Change Policy Analysis

April 4, 2014

In recent weeks, the USAID Low Emissions Asian Development program conducted two regional workshops to help government agencies track energy consumption, production and resource extraction in all economic sectors.  Using an innovative tool, the Long-range Energy Alternatives Planning (LEAP) System, the government agencies learned to conduct energy policy analyses and greenhouse gas mitigation assessments.

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International Investigator Training Targets Wildlife Trafficking Hotspot

International Investigator Training Targets Wildlife Trafficking Hotspot

March 24, 2014

Law enforcement officers from Lao PDR and Thailand are now better equipped to stop wildlife trafficking after undergoing joint training at a major endangered species smuggling corridor.

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LMI Phase 2 English Language Support Project Forum: Strengthening Professional Collaboration Skills

LMI Phase 2 English Language Support Project Forum: Strengthening Professional Collaboration Skills

March 21, 2014

What happens when outstanding government officials, researchers, and lecturers from Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, and Thailand from the Agriculture and Food Security, Environment and Water Security, and Connectivity LMI pillars come together for a three-day forum in Bangkok?  A successful showcasing of presentation and leadership skills, energized networking, and the development of potential collaborative projects. 

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News: Lower Mekong Countries, U.S. Boost Cooperation

News: Lower Mekong Countries, U.S. Boost Cooperation

March 21, 2014

Five lower Mekong countries and the United States are taking steps to boost cooperation in key areas to drive development in the region with the U.S. pledging further support to help address challenges faced by the region.

Around 100 delegates from Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam and the US met yesterday in Vientiane to discuss cooperation under the Lower Mekong Initiative (LMI) introduced by foreign ministers of the US and the five countries when they met in 2009 in Thailand.

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Press Release: Lao PDR Hosts Lower Mekong Initiative Regional Working Group

Press Release: Lao PDR Hosts Lower Mekong Initiative Regional Working Group

March 24, 2014

The Government of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic hosted over 90 delegates from Cambodia, Myanmar, Thailand, Viet Nam, the United States and the ASEAN Secretariat on March 20-21, 2014 for the 6th Lower Mekong Initiative Regional Working Group Meeting.  The Lower Mekong Initiative is a multinational forum for addressing trans-boundary policy and development challenges in the pillar areas of

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News: U.S. Meets with Lower Mekong Countries in Laos

News: U.S. Meets with Lower Mekong Countries in Laos

March 21, 2014

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times) -- Five Lower Mekong countries and the United States are taking steps to boost cooperation in key areas to drive development in the region with the U.S. pledging further support to help address challenges faced by the region.

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