Greater Mekong Subregion Economic Cooperation Program: Regional Investment Framework Pipeline of Potential Projects (2013–2022)

Publication | June 2014

The Regional Investment Framework puts into operation the new Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Economic Program Strategic Framework (2012–2022) that was approved at the 4th GMS Summit in December 2011. The Regional Investment Framework translates the strategic directions of the GMS-Strategic Framework into a pipeline of investment and technical assistance projects for the third decade of the GMS Program, from 2013 to 2022.

The 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. As a comprehensive, forward-looking and strategic framework, the Regional Investment Framework embodies the collective aspiration of the GMS countries to expand and deepen their cooperation program in the coming decade. The Regional Investment Framework will also remain a living framework that will be regularly reviewed and updated to maintain its relevance and responsiveness as a planning tool for subregional initiatives in an ever-dynamic GMS.


  • Transport
  • Energy
  • Agriculture
  • Environment
  • Human Resource Development
  • Urban Development
  • Tourism
  • Trade Facilitation
  • Information and Communications Technology
  • Other Multisector/Cross-Border Economic Zones

Additional Details

  • Regional cooperation and integration
  • Cambodia
  • China, People's Republic of
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Myanmar
  • Thailand
  • Viet Nam

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