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ASEAN Education Officials Approve the Signature LMI Project COMET

ASEAN Education Officials Approve the Signature LMI Project COMET

May 28, 2015

The ASEAN Senior Officials on Education (SOM-ED) endorsed the USAID-managed Connecting the Mekong through Education and Training (COMET) program after USAID gave a presentation on the project during their regular meeting on April 24 in Hanoi. As the first LMI signature project to be endorsed by ASEAN, this support will further LMI-ASEAN cooperation on shared goals in connectivity and education in the Lower Mekong sub-region.

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Assessment of the Enabling Environment for Cross-Boarder Trade of Agricultural Inputs in Thailand, Vietnam, and Cambodia

Assessment of the Enabling Environment for Cross-Boarder Trade of Agricultural Inputs in Thailand, Vietnam, and Cambodia

January 15, 2015

This study assesses the agribusiness-enabling environment for cross-border trade in the Lower Mekong region by focusing on specific indicators of four key agricultural inputs: seed, fertilizer, pesticide, and fish fry.

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Workshop on Climate-Health Nexus

Workshop on Climate-Health Nexus

September 14, 2015 - September 18, 2015 / Singapore

Under the U.S.-Singapore Third Country Training Program (TCTP) and the Lower Mekong Initiative (LMI), the Department of State will lead an interagency delegation to Singapore to implement a workshop on the Climate-Health Nexus. The course is designed to focus on climate-health co-benefits: the idea that many of the interventions that countries may institute to mitigate global climate change also improve local environmental health conditions, such as reducing health impacts due to poor air quality.

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Workshop on Financing Energy Efficient Buildings

Workshop on Financing Energy Efficient Buildings

September 28, 2015 - September 30, 2015 / Singapore

Under the U.S.-Asia Pacific Comprehensive Energy Partnership (USACEP) and U.S.-Singapore Third Country Training Program (TCTP) of the Lower Mekong Initiative (LMI), the Department of State’s Bureau of Energy Resources (ENR) will implement a Workshop on Financing Energy Efficient Buildings. Participants will gain knowledge and training to understand and address the challenges of financing the deployment of energy efficient technologies and energy efficiency in new and existing buildings.

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Disaster Response Exercise and Exchange

Disaster Response Exercise and Exchange

September 22, 2015 - September 25, 2015 / Vientiane, Laos

The Disaster Response Exercise and Exchange (DREE) is an annual civil-military disaster response exercise focused on disaster risk reduction and water resource management, organized by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). The DREE will feature subject matter expert presentations, interactive sessions, problem-solving sessions, a site visit to the Hadsaifong District, a Table-Top Exercise (TTX) and an After-Action Review (AAR).

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