NEWS: The 5th Lower Mekong Initiative Regional Working Group Meeting

The 5th Lower Mekong Initiative Regional Working Group Meeting has opened in Siem Reap to define implementation steps following the U.S. commitment of 50 million dollars of infrastructure and food security aids to the region. Five Lower Mekong countries including Vietnam will benefit from the 2-year program.  Speaking at the event, U.S. Ambassador David Carden hailed…

Cambodia Hosts Lower Mekong Initiative Meeting to Build Sustainable Regional Cooperation

The Royal Government of Cambodia hosted over 80 delegates from Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, and the United States in Siem Reap on November 6-7, 2013 for the 5th Lower Mekong Initiative Regional Working Group Meeting.  Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and the foreign ministers of Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand, and Viet Nam…

Lower Mekong Initiative Fifth Regional Working Group Meeting Co-chairs’ Statement

The Royal Government of Cambodia hosted over 90 delegates from Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand, Viet Nam, and the United States in Siem Reap on November 6-7, 2013 for the 5th Lower Mekong Initiative Regional Working Group Meeting.  The Lower Mekong Initiative is a multinational forum for addressing trans-boundary policy and development challenges in the pillar…

LMI Monthly News Feed – October 2013

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NEWS: Cambodia to Host 5th Lower Mekong Initiative Regional Working Group Meeting

Cambodia will host the 5th meeting of regional working group of Lower Mekong Initiative to be held from 6-7 Nov in Siem Reap province, the media release said.The meeting will focus on agriculture, food safety, education, energy safety, and environment and water resource and health issues and other related issues.The meeting will be chaired by Mr.…

Lower Mekong Initiative Plan of Action

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LMI Monthly News Feed – September 2013

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RDMA Funds Lower Mekong Initiative Food Security Donor Mapping Project

USAID Regional Development Mission for Asia (USAID/RDMA ) awarded a grant to the Mekong Institute, an intergovernmental organization, to fund the Lower Mekong Initiative (LMI) Food Security Donor Mapping Project -- which aims to enable effective donor coordination on food security projects in the Lower Mekong countries.  The Mekong Institute will implement this project for…

Story from the Field – Empowering Small-scale Fishers and Farmers to Promote Sustainable Fisheries and Aquaculture

 Surrounded by the Andaman Seas, Indian Ocean, and Pacific Ocean, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) region’s ecological health and sustainable use of water resources will be extremely important for continued economic development. Threats to the sustainability of the shared waters and its resources will have consequences for the livelihoods and food security of…

Lower Mekong Initiative

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Lower Mekong Initiative: Agriculture and Food Security Pillar

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Lower Mekong Initiative: Friends of the Lower Mekong

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