Greater Mekong Subregion: Development Effectiveness Brief | Asian Development Bank

Greater Mekong Subregion: Development Effectiveness Brief

Publication | October 2007
Greater Mekong Subregion: Development Effectiveness Brief

As of 31 December 2006, ADB has extended about $1.92 billion loans to the Greater Mekong Subregion Program for 28 projects. GMS governments and development partners have also provided about $2.2 billion and $2.7 billion for these projects.

This brief summarizes how the partnership of ADB and the six countries in the Greater Mekong Subregion—Cambodia, the People's Republic of China, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Myanmar, Thailand, and Viet Nam—has been instrumental to the development of the GMS. As of 31 December 2006, ADB had extended loans totaling about $1.92 billion—$1.252 billion from ordinary capital resources and $669 million from the Asian Development Fund—for 28 loan and grant projects with a total project cost of $6.8 billion. These projects are in transportation, energy, health, and tourism. GMS governments and development partners have provided about $2.2 billion and $2.7 billion, respectively, for these 28 projects.

Contents 

  • Subregional Development Setting
  • Volume and Performance of ADB Operations
  • Highlights of ADB Results
  • Current ADB Portfolio and Assistance Pipeline
  • Ownership, Alignment, and Managing for Results in ADB Operations
  • ADB's Role in Donor Coordination and Harmonization Initiatives