Aid and development

Open Development Mekong publishes new topic page on SEZs, Infrastructure Development, and Official Development Aid

Special Economic Zones (SEZs) have grown in popularity in Asia, alongside official development aid. SEZs have been promoted as being a resilient form of economic development, with the potential to involve local communities. They are targeted toward foreign investors, especially through beneficial policies and regulations. Open Development ...

Open Development Mekong updates Aid and Development topic page

The International aid and development assistance are important contributors to the economies of the Lower Mekong region. All Lower Mekong countries receive official development assistance (ODA), with Thailand also contributing ODA as a donor. Nevertheless, the region accounts for just LMC 3.37% of the world’s ...

Open Development Vietnam publishes a topic page on Aid and Development

The topic page looks back on the effective aid flows that helped Vietnam from a poor, underdeveloped country to become a lower-income country. However, the proportion of official development assistance (ODA) contributing to the state budget is declining, while the need for capital to address ...

Open Development Vietnam maps The World Bank Aid Projects

Open Development Vietnam has published a new profile on The World Bank Aid Projects in Vietnam. The data is presented in an interactive map that allow readers to view and filter projects that are completed or under implementation.  For more detail, please access the new profile on The World Bank ...

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