Better Roads Boost Organic Farming in the Greater Mekong Subregion

An improved road network and a new approach to the fresh produce industry are helping farmers in the Greater Mekong Subregion enter the market for organic vegetables. Watch Video

GMS Economic Corridors Must Yield More Jobs and Investment

Stakeholders from the six Greater Mekong Subregion countries reviewed achievements in the GMS economic corridors over the last 6 years at a forum in Ha Noi, Viet Nam. Read More

Regional Investment Framework Pipeline of Potential Projects (2013-2022)

The Greater Mekong Subregion Regional Investment Framework covers a wide range of sectors including transport, energy, environment, agriculture, human resource development, information and communication technology, tourism, transport and trade facilitation, and urban development. Read More

Assessing Impact in the Greater Mekong Subregion: An Analysis of Regional Cooperation Projects

This study summarizes a recent major initiative to assess the initial impact of ADB-supported projects under the Greater Mekong Subregion Program, including projects in the road transport, health, tourism, and energy sectors. Read More

Greater Mekong Subregion

The Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) is a natural economic area bound together by the Mekong River, covering 2.6 million square kilometers and a combined population of around 326 million.

The GMS countries are Cambodia, the People's Republic of China (PRC, specifically Yunnan Province and Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region), Lao People's Democratic Republic (Lao PDR), Myanmar, Thailand, and Viet Nam.

In 1992, with assistance from ADB, the six countries entered into a program of subregional economic cooperation, designed to enhance economic relations among the countries.

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