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.
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.
The U.S. Department of State and PACT will implement a workshop on Strategic Environmental Assessments in the Mekong Region. The objective of the workshop is to impart knowledge of strategic environmental assessment tools and practices, and to share experiences on constraints and opportunities for use of strategic environmental assessments in the power development sector.
Under the U.S.-Singapore Third Country Training Program (TCTP), the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and PUB, Singapore’s National Water Agency, will implement a workshop on Water Efficiency and Wastewater Management on July 10 - 13, 2016, in Singapore. The workshop will review innovative solutions to protect water resources and is being held in conjunction with the Singapore Water Week (SIWW), giving participants opportunities to gain exposure to the latest technologies and solutions in the field.
EAP Assistant Secretary Danny Russel meets with LMI Senior Officials in Luang Prabang, May 2016
Under the U.S.-Singapore Third Country Training Program (TCTP), the U.S. Department of State, the Defense Institute for Medical Operations (DIMO), the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, and the Singapore Institute of Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology will implement a workshop on Disease Outbreak
BANGKOK, March 25, 2016 — Today, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announced a new partnership with 12 leading universities and vocational institutions in the Lower Mekong sub-region to empower students with essential skills to thrive in the workplace.
Selected as part of a competitive USAID Connecting the Mekong through Education and Training (USAID COMET) grants program, the following universities and vocational schools will form a network of Mekong Learning Centers hosted at their institutions:
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Singapore Land Transport Authority will conduct a Third Country Training Program/Lower Mekong Initiative Road Management Workshop to provide enhanced understanding of good design and practices in road and traffic management.