Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) has an opportunity to build on its success in promoting connectivity, economic competitiveness, and community through a new investment plan presented at the 5th GMS Leaders' Summit.
Estero de Paco was the first tributary of Manila's Pasig River to be rehabilitated. The local community is now maintaining the creek and its surroundings clean with the help of a wastewater treatment facility built under an ADB-supported project.
Binita Shah Khadka from ADB's Nepal Resident Mission makes the long trek west to Rara Lake in remote Mugu district where a new road is expected to bring development to some of the country's poorest communities.
Completion of the last overland link in the North-South Economic Corridor brings prosperity to poor provinces in the Lao PDR, a landlocked country that lies at the heart of the Greater Mekong Subregion.