2017 Lower Mekong Policy Forum on Energy, Agriculture, and Natural Resources, Da Nang, Vietnam

07 – 08 December 2017

The Lower Mekong Policy Forum is an annual event. Its themes this year are energy, agriculture, and natural resource management. Meeting in Da Nang City, Vietnam on December 07 & 08, the Forum examines recent research findings and stimulates policy dialogue on energy development, the transformation of agriculture, and efficiently managing natural resources. Participants in the Forum include policymakers, researchers, representatives of regional agencies, LMPPI’s research partners, and other stakeholders.

Technical Training in Project Appraisal for the Lower Mekong Basin

28 November 2016

To address shortcomings of expertise in screening and approving projects that was raised by different ministries in the Lower Mekong countries, the Lower Mekong Public Policy Initiative (LMPPI) pioneered a first technical training program in project appraisal to address the needs. Thirty-eight participants were selected from 362 applications from all member countries of the Lower Mekong Basin (LMB) including Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, and Vietnam, among whom there were 11 women.

Lower Mekong Policy Forum on Environment, Agriculture, and Livelihoods, Siem Reap, Cambodia

11-12 August 2016

The Lower Mekong Policy Forum on Environment, Agriculture, and Livelihoods was held at the Sokha Ankhor Hotel in Siem Reap, Cambodia, August 11-12.  Over 130 senior government officials, researchers, practitioners, civil society representatives, and members of the business community participated in the forum.