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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.

 

Workshop on Resource Governance and Agricultural Restructuring in the Context of Inter-regional Linkages in the Mekong River Delta, Can Tho, Viet Nam

15 January 2016

The workshop was jointly organized by LMPPI and the South-west Steering Committee (SWSC). With more than 50 participants from various government departments and 6 research institutes throughout the Mekong River Delta (MRD), the workshop provided local government officials, academics, and other stakeholders with an overview of the role and interrelation between regional linkages and effective resource governance, agricultural restructuring and sustainable development in the context of climate change.