Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) of Rayong Province Development Master Plan & Revision of Thai Draft SEA guidelines Host agency: Thai National Economic and Social Development [...]
Implementing innovative approaches for water governance Donor: Asian Development Bank (ADB) | Duration: 2018-2019 | Location: Mongolia About: Mongolia is a vast landlocked country, [...]
Building Climate Change Resilience in Asia's Critical Infrastructure Donor/Partner: Asian Development Bank (ADB) | Duration: 2017-2020 | Location: South Asia and Southeast [...]
AIRBM Project, State of the Basin Report Package 5 – Sectoral Development and Macroeconomics AssessmentICEM Environmental Management2020-01-10T15:22:06+07:00
AIRBM Project, State of the Basin Assessment (SOBA), Package 5 – Sectoral Development and Macroeconomics Assessment Donor/Partner: World Bank | Duration: 2017-2018 | [...]
In 2013, with the support of GGGI, the Royal Government of Cambodia (RGC) approved a National Policy and Strategic Plan for Green Growth for the period 2013-2030. This plan aims to turn Cambodia into a green economy through the more effective use of natural resources, wider promotion of environmental sustainability, creating opportunities for green jobs and the adoption of green technologies, improving access to green finance and encouraging green investment.
The Sekong, Sesan and Sre Pok are transboundary tributaries of the Mekong River. The 3S basins, as they are collectively known, are richly endowed with natural resources and make an important contribution to national and regional development. However, there is a critical need to understand and respond to the risks inherent in the current "growth at all costs" paradigm. The purpose of the study is to improve the quality of planning and investment in the 3S region.
Income for Coastal Communities for Mangrove Protection Donor: Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) | Duration: 2015-2016 | Location: Pakistan, Thailand and Vietnam [...]
Environmental Study of the Lancang-Mekong Development Plan (LMDP) Donor / Partner: Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) | Duration: 2016-2017 | Location: Thailand, Lao PDR [...]
Feasibility Study and Capacity Development for Strengthening Disaster Risk Management and Rural Resilience in CambodiaICEM Environmental Management2020-01-10T15:22:12+07:00
Feasibility Study and Capacity Development for Strengthening Disaster Risk Management and Rural Resilience in Cambodia Donor / Partner: World Bank (WB) | Duration: 2016-2017 | Location: Cambodia [...]
Preliminary Evaluation of the Ecological Attributes of the Fish Fauna of the Vu Gia – Thu Bon River SystemICEM Environmental Management2020-01-10T15:22:12+07:00
Rapid economic development has seen Vietnam’s energy demand grow at a rate of 13-15% per annum over the last decade, leading to chronic and severe power shortages, and plans for extensive hydropower development. The Vu Gia – Thu Bon River Basin in central Vietnam will be one of the first areas to see increased hydropower development with 8 major and at least 34 minor hydro installations planned for completion over the next 10 years.
> View and download the report, Vietnam’s vanishing wildlife: the new threat of climate change ￼ Climate change threatens species-rich habitats in protected lands in Vietnam. [...]
Strategic Mainstreaming of Ecosystem-based Adaptation in Vietnam Donor / Partner: GIZ | Duration: 2015-2016 | Location: Viet Nam About: Vietnam is a biodiversity [...]
About: Urban areas are recognised internationally as a critical component for realising green growth. Cities concentrate environmental issues from air and water pollution, solid waste and GHG emissions, and frequently face challenges posed by poor drainage, sanitation and flood control. Moreover, providing urban services and infrastructure offers opportunities to reduce the environmental impact of provision while increasing resilience and addressing social and economic development needs.
These information posters were developed as part of the Bioengineering and Green Infrastructure Session delivered at the 2015 Mekong Forum on Water, Food, and Energy [...]
Lao PDR is among the least developed countries in the world and, according to IPPC findings, is particularly vulnerable to the effects of climate change. Because of the region's high poverty rates and low development progress, livelihoods that are already affected by the impacts of existing climate variability become highly sensitive to climate change.
Natural systems are the essential foundation for Mekong town development and rehabilitation. The Resource Kit for Building Resilience and Sustainability in Mekong Towns is a seven-volume kit that promotes the maintenance and use of natural systems as a key strategy for building sustainability and resilience in urban areas. Prepared for the Asian Development Bank by ICEM as part of the award-winning TA 8186, the resource kit is built on the experience and expertise of a wide variety of professionals from the Mekong region and abroad.
About: The Salween River lies at the cross roads of Asia linking South and Southeast Asia with Tibetan Plateau and providing a home and well-being to more than 13 distinct ethnic groups and 10 million people. As Myanmar develops, the relationship between the river’s stakeholders and the underlying biophysical system changes. New stakeholders are emerging with new values and needs and are placing new demands and pressures on the river and the health of the system. In this context, efforts to understand the health of river ecosystems and the values which different stakeholders ascribe to the goods and services derived from the river system will help set a benchmark of how development decisions at the national, provincial and local level will impact on different user groups.
ICEM conducted this strategic environmental assessment (SEA) with the MARD Directorate of Forestry and the World Bank within the framework of negotiations on a Public Investment Reform Development Policy Loan between the World Bank and the Government of Vietnam. The SEA offers a rapid assessment of three Provincial Forest Protection and Development Plans (FPDPs) and provides guidance for the development of the National Forestry Master Plan 2010–2020 and wider decision making in the forestry sector in Vietnam.
About: Action to tackle climate change in Cambodia is crucial. Cambodia will be a hotspot for climate change in the region. Average maximum daily temperatures in the wet season are projected to increase from between 1.7 to 5.3°C. Average dry season temperatures will also increase with a range of between 1.5 to 3.5°C. Trends in precipitation are also expected to change over the coming decades. Seasonal variability in rainfall patterns will grow, resulting in wetter wet seasons and drier dry seasons.
Protected Areas, Development, and Climate Change in the Greater Mekong Subregion Duration: 2014-2017 | Location: GMS — Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam, Myanmar, China [...]
> View and download the Review of CARE's Community Based Mangrove Reforestation and Management Project Throughout Vietnam and the wider region, mangrove forests have been [...]
Strengthening Environmental Management and Land Administration (SEMLA) Donor / Partner: MONRE / SIDA | Duration: 2005-2010 | Location: Vietnam About: ICEM was one of three [...]
Survey of the Pollution in the Dong Nai River Basin and Danang Donor / Partner: JICA | Duration: 2010 | Location: Vietnam About: ICEM conducted a background study [...]
About: The Government of Nepals (GoN’s) National Adaptation Programme of Action for Climate Change (NAPA) outlines 43 adaptation measures grouped into nine priority areas or ‘profiles’. Stemming from the NAPA, a Strategic Program for Climate Resilience (SPCR) has been developed focusing on long-term interventions aimed at enhancing climate resilience in Nepal. Mainstreaming climate change risk management in development is a technical assessment component of the SPCR. The expected outcome is that the GoN’s infrastructure development programs, policies and projects incorporate safeguards to address the effects of climate change.
Capacity Development Manual for the UNECE Protocol on SEA Donor / Partner: UNECE | Duration: 2003-2005 | Location: 36 Signatory Countries to the UNECE SEA [...]
Review Status of SEA in the Greater Mekong Subregion Donor / Partner: Asian Development Bank (ADB) / GMS Environment Operations Center | Duration: 2006 [...]
SEA of the Hydropower Master Plan in the context of the Power Development Plan VI Donor / Partner: Asian Development Bank (ADB) / GMS [...]
Strategic Environmental Assessment of the GMS North/South Economic Corridor Donor / Partner: Asian Development Bank (ADB) | Duration: 2008-2009 | Location: Lao PDR About: The Greater Mekong [...]
SEA of the Vu Gia - Thu Bon River Basin Hydropower Plan Donor / Partner: Asian Development Bank (ADB) / MOI / EVN / MONRE | Duration: 2006-2007 | [...]
Strategic Environmental Assessment for the Ministry of Environment in Indonesia Donor / Partner: DANIDA | Duration: 2010 | Location: Indonesia About: This project was part of the Danish Indonesia [...]
Financial Sustainability for National Systems of Protected Areas Donor / Partner: UNDP, GRF, UK Environment and Development Group (EDG) - In Thailand: MONRE, UNDP, WWF [...]
Action Plan for Improving Forest Management and Conservation in the South-East Agro-Ecological Region of VietnamNga2020-01-10T15:22:35+07:00
Action Plan for Improving Forest Management and Conservation in the South-East Agro-Ecological Region of Vietnam Donor / Partner: Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF)/ [...]
About: The Danish government has supported environmental reform in Indonesia through an Environmental Support Programme since 2005. The second phase of cooperation ran from 2008 to 2012 and included a component on improving institutional capacity of public sector institutions, requiring the input of ICEM expertise.
Wetlands Climate Change Threat and Vulnerability Assessment Donor / Partner: Mekong River Commission | Duration: 2010-2012 | Location: Lao PDR, Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam About: The purpose [...]
Rapid Assessment of the Extent and Impact of Sea Level Rise in Vietnam Donor / Partner: | Duration: 2008 | Location: Vietnam About: [...]
O Mon IV Power Plant Rapid Climate Change Threat and Vulnerability Assessment Donor / Partner: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) | Duration : 2010 [...]
Climate Change Adaptation Initiative (CCAI) Donor / Partner: Mekong River Commission - Environment Program (MRCS-EP) | Duration: 2008- 2009 | Location: Lao PDR, Vietnam, [...]
Ensuring Sustainability of the Greater Mekong Subregion Regional Power Development Donor/Partner: Asian Development Bank | Duration: 2012-2013 | Location: Mekong region; Cambodia, [...]
The MDCC Forum was developed with the support of AusAID and the World Bank as a preparatory activity for the AusAID/ADB Mekong Delta Climate Change [...]