Hightlights & News

March 6, 2015
/ Khammouane Province, Lao PDR
The U.S. Agency for International Development’s Mekong Adaptation and Resilience to Climate Change (USAID Mekong ARCC) project is working with the International Union for Conservation of Nature Lao PDR and local authorities to improve water storage and distribution for villages in Khammouane...
March 6, 2015
On World Wildlife Day, USAID announced the Wildlife Crime Tech Challenge, a new initiative that encourages using modern tools to help stop wildlife trafficking. The challenge invites individuals and organizations from around the world to submit innovative science and technology solutions that can...
March 6, 2015
/ Cambodia
The USAID Low Emissions Asian Development (USAID LEAD) program and the U.S. Forest Service completed three weeks of field training in Cambodia’s mangroves for 33 Cambodian participants. Participants learned data collection skills and engaged in a hands-on application of USAID LEAD’s...
March 6, 2015
/ Udon Thani, Thailand
In Udon Thani, one of the fastest urbanizing cities in Thailand, multi-agency working group City Team conducted a hands-on exercise with the provincial governor’s office to apply a Shared Vision Planning tool to the city’s 2016 fiscal urban and economic development planning process....
March 6, 2015
/ Bangkok, Thailand
From February 25 to 27, the USAID Low Emissions Asian Development (USAID LEAD) program held the third of five sessions of its Regional Training on National Greenhouse Gas Inventory Systems. Over 30 participants, including key national greenhouse gas inventory organizers from Bangladesh, Cambodia,...