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Launching submerged forest plantation in Mekong Delta region

The Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control, the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) and Ca Mau provincial People’s Committee co-organised a ceremony to launch a submerged forest plantation campaign in the Mekong Delta provinces. As part of activities to respond to the ...

Myanmar publishes first socio-economic report for investors

The Directorate of Investment and Company Administration (DICA) in partnership with the German Corporation for International Cooperation (GIZ) have published a detailed report entitled The Socio-Economic Atlas of Myanmar.For the first time, the report will provide official details and statistics on Myanmar’s geography, population and climate ...

Htin Lynn Aung

Climate-resilient measures needed to address threats to Mekong Delta: experts

Increased investment in climate-resilient housing, mangrove regeneration and early warning systems is urgently needed to ensure the sustainable development of the Mekong Delta, experts said yesterday at an international conference held in Cần Thơ. Experts at the conference agreed that the Mekong Delta is facing existential ...

Bồ Xuân Hiệp

Skilled labour shortage still a problem

As Myanmar attracts more investments, the country is struggling to provide skilled labour for the construction, tourism and manufacturing sectors. One problem was the lack of certification workers needed to prove their skills to foreign investors, said U Ko Naing, an adviser to the German ...

Laos prepares for face-to-face EU FLEGT, VPA negotiations

The Forest Law Enforcement Governance and Trade technical working group on December 15 met in Vientiane to discuss finalised key parts of the draft timber definitions to be submitted to the European Union by the end of this month. The submission is crucial preparation for ...

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