Hightlights & News

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,...
February 27, 2015
This month, the U.S. Agency for International Development’s Grassroots Equity and Enhanced Networks in the Mekong Program (USAID GREEN Mekong) released a second round of awards under its Challenge Fund to civil society organizations from the Lower Mekong region. The grants provide winners...
February 20, 2015
/ Chiang Rai, Thailand
USAID’s Mekong Adaptation and Resilience to Climate Change (USAID Mekong ARCC) project and partner International Union Conservation of Nature Thailand are supporting the Hae Ko village in northern Thailand’s Chiang Rai Province to reduce water-borne diseases and improve water security...
February 20, 2015
/ Koh Kong and Sihanoukville Provinces, Cambodia
From February 8 to 25, USAID’s Low Emissions Asian Development program and U.S. Forest Service are conducting a mangrove carbon assessment with a select group of trainees in Koh Kong and Sihanoukville Provinces, Cambodia. The training, which is part of ongoing efforts to help stakeholders in...