Greater Mekong Subregion Economic Cooperation Program: Overview

Publication | November 2014

The GMS Program, with the support of ADB and other development partners, helps identify and implement high-priority subregional projects in a wide range of sectors.

To realize its vision of a prosperous, integrated, and harmonious subregion, the GMS Program has adopted a three-pronged strategy:

  • increasing connectivity through sustainable development of physical infrastructure and the transformation of transport corridors into transnational economic corridors;
  • improving competitiveness through efficient facilitation of cross-border movement of people and goods and the integration of markets, production processes, and value chains; and
  • building a greater sense of community through projects and programs that address shared social and environmental concerns.

Contents 

  • The GMS Strategic Framework 2012-2022
  • The Regional Investment Framework
  • GMS Program Sectors
  • Development of GMS Economic Corridors