Hightlights & News

March 20, 2015
/ Chiang Mai, Thailand
The USAID Low Emissions Asian Development (USAID LEAD) program launched the Hotel Energy Efficiency Initiative in Chiang Mai, Thailand on March 13. A collaboration between USAID LEAD and the Chiang Mai Municipality, it improves energy efficiency in Thailand’s hospitality sector and helps...
March 20, 2015
/ Thanh Hoa, Vietnam
From March 18 to 19 in Thanh Hoa, Vietnam, the USAID LEAD and USAID-funded Vietnam Forest and Deltas programs provided training for 15 representatives from provincial departments and academies on the “Marginal Abatement Cost Curve (MACC) Analysis to Support Deriving Greenhouse Gas Emission...
March 13, 2015
/ Hanoi, Vietnam
On March 3, top officials from Vietnam, the United States and the international wildlife community joined forces to launch Operation Game Change (OGC) in Hanoi, coinciding with World Wildlife Day. OGC brings governments, non-governmental organizations, students and celebrities from Vietnam, the U....
March 13, 2015
/ Siem Reap, Cambodia
Last week in Siem Reap, Cambodia, 19 senior provincial forestry officials from the Lower Mekong region reunited for the Third Regional Learning Group on Equitable Forest Governance, a series of learning events organized by USAID’s Grassroots Equity and Enhanced Networks in the Mekong project...
March 13, 2015
For International Women’s Day on March 8, the U.S. Agency for International Development Lowering Emissions in Asia’s Forests (USAID LEAF) program released a short film on its Asia-Pacific Leadership Initiative on Gender and Climate Change. The initiative presents how men and women can...