Hightlights & News

March 20, 2015
/ Chiang Mai, Thailand
The USAID Low Emissions Asian Development (USAID LEAD) program launched the Hotel Energy Efficiency Initiative in Chiang Mai, Thailand on March 13. A collaboration between USAID LEAD and the Chiang Mai Municipality, it improves energy efficiency in Thailand’s hospitality sector and helps...
March 20, 2015
/ Thanh Hoa, Vietnam
From March 18 to 19 in Thanh Hoa, Vietnam, the USAID LEAD and USAID-funded Vietnam Forest and Deltas programs provided training for 15 representatives from provincial departments and academies on the “Marginal Abatement Cost Curve (MACC) Analysis to Support Deriving Greenhouse Gas Emission...
March 13, 2015
/ Kampong Thom, Cambodia
USAID’s Mekong Adaptation and Resilience to Climate Change (USAID Mekong ARCC), in partnership with World Food Programme (WFP), went to six villages in central Cambodia’s Chey commune in a participatory, science-based decision-making process to analyze climate impacts on traditional...
March 13, 2015
/ Lam Dong Province, Vietnam
The U.S. Agency for International Development Lowering Emissions in Asia’s Forests (USAID LEAF) program released the “Gender Analysis of Lam Dong’s Provincial REDD+ Action Plan” this week. Developed in collaboration with and the United Nations Collaborative Programme on...
March 13, 2015
/ Hanoi, Vietnam
On March 3, top officials from Vietnam, the United States and the international wildlife community joined forces to launch Operation Game Change (OGC) in Hanoi, coinciding with World Wildlife Day. OGC brings governments, non-governmental organizations, students and celebrities from Vietnam, the U....