Hightlights & News

February 20, 2015
/ Thailand
A partner of the USAID-supported Asia’s Regional Response to Endangered Species Trafficking program, Fin Free Thailand, has made progress towards their goal of reducing demand and ending the consumption of shark fin and shark products in Thailand. On February 7, Fin Free Thailand conducted a...
February 13, 2015
/ Chiang Rai, Thailand
Farmers in northern Thailand’s Hae Ko village are implementing a new pig housing system as a climate smart adaptation measure against anticipated increases in temperature from climate change. In this hill tribe community, raising pigs is integral to their food security and income, but higher...
February 6, 2015
/ Pakse, Laos
The Friends of the Lower Mekong, a donor coordination group, came together with the countries of the Lower Mekong to discuss the connection between water resources, energy needs and food security. U.S. State Department Counselor Thomas Shannon and Ambassador David Thorne were representatives from...
February 6, 2015
/ Bangkok, Thailand
Participants from Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam gathered in Bangkok from February 2 to 6 to test a role play training activity focused on the Low Emission Land Use Planning module of the U.S. Agency for International Development’s Lowering Emissions in Asia’s Forest (...
February 6, 2015
/ Vietnam
Under the USAID-supported Asia’s Regional Response to Endangered Species Trafficking (USAID ARREST) Program, Education for Nature-Vietnam (ENV) received thousands of entries for its national artwork competition designed to reduce demand for illegal wildlife products. As of February 2, more...