GMS Articles

An Overview of Large Scale Investments in the Mekong Region

May 31, 2017

Across the Mekong region, ‘development’ has become synonymous with rapid economic growth, to be achieved through predominantly large-scale,...more


The Role of Special Economic Zones in Improving Effectiveness of GMS Economic Corridors

May 31, 2017

Governments in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) are interested in building special economic zones (SEZs) as an impetus to stimulate...more


Developing Dependency Special Economic Zones in the Greater Mekong Sub-Region: A Comparative Perspective

May 31, 2017

This report looks at the role of Special Economic Zones (SEZs) in facilitating both regional integration and local development in the...more


Recognition of Customary Tenure in the Mekong Region: An Online Dialogue

April 27, 2017

In the Mekong region, the majority of people living in poverty depend on land and natural resources for their survival but lack secure...more


Quick Scan Myanmar: Geodata for Agriculture and Water (G4AW)

April 27, 2017

Within the framework of food security policy, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of The Netherlands is implementing the programme ‘Geodata for...more


Investing in ASEAN: Association of Southeast Asain Nation

April 27, 2017

Since its formation, ASEAN has seen an underdeveloped region grow into one of the most dynamic drivers of today’s global economy. As it...more


Climate change and groundwater conditions in the Mekong Region–A review

March 31, 2017

Changes in the climatic system introduce uncertainties in the supply and management of water resources. Climate change has direct impacts...more


Vietnam at a Crossroads - Engaging in the Next Generation of Global Value Chains

March 28, 2017

Vietnam is at a crossroads. Fragmentation of production across increasingly complex global value chains (GVCs) will continue to create both...more


Modern agriculture cultivates climate change - We must nurture biodiversity

March 3, 2017

As a new year dawns, it is hard not to be dazzled by the current pace of technological change in food and agriculture. Only last month,...more


The ASEAN Digital Revolution

January 30, 2017

Policy imperatives will help ASEAN “leapfrog” into the vanguard of the digital economy—making the region globally competitive and enriching...more


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