Mekong River Commission – Joint Project on Flood and Drought Management Donor: GIZ | Partners: Consultants of Technology Co., Ltd. (COT) and [...]
Technical Assessments on Value Driven Agricultural Resilience to Climate Change About: Market driven approaches can provide an important route for strengthening resilience to climate [...]
Implementing innovative approaches for water governance Donor: Asian Development Bank (ADB) | Duration: 2018-2019 | Location: Mongolia About: Mongolia is a vast landlocked country, [...]
Coastal Multi-Hazard Mapping, Vulnerability & Risk Assessments and Investment Framework for Coastal Interventions in VietnamICEM Environmental Management2020-03-24T17:30:38+07:00
Development of Coastal Multi-Hazard Mapping, Vulnerability & Risk Assessments and Investment Framework for Coastal Interventions Coastal Communities in Vietnam Donor: World Bank | [...]
Strengthening Early Warning, Resilient Agriculture and Rural Development Donor/Partner: Funded by the Government of Canada and administered by the Asian Development Bank | [...]
Development of the Ayeyarwady Decision Support System and Basin Master Plan Donor: World Bank (WB) | Duration: 2018-2020 | Location: Myanmar [...]
This poster was displayed at the 2017 Greater Mekong Forum on Water, Food and Energy that took place in Yangon, Myanmar in October 2017. [...]
State of Knowledge papers: River Health in the Salween and in the Ayeyarwady The Salween and Ayeyarwady are Myanmar's largest rivers and provide a [...]
Natural solutions to erosion control in Viet Nam – Case Studies from the Northern Mountainous RegionICEM Environmental Management2020-01-10T15:22:04+07:00
Natural Solutions to Erosion Control in Viet Nam - Case Studies from the Northern Mountainous Region The impact of natural events such as floods, [...]
Promoting Climate Resilient Rural Infrastructure in Northern Viet Nam - Report Series The Asian Development Bank (ADB) Capacity Development Technical Assistance project Promoting Climate Resilient [...]
Basin-wide Assessment of Climate Change Impacts on Socio-economic Vulnerability in the Lower Mekong BasinICEM Environmental Management2020-01-10T15:22:05+07:00
Basin-wide Assessment of Climate Change Impacts on Socio-economic Vulnerability in the Lower Mekong Basin Donor/Partner: Mekong River Commission (MRC) | Duration: 2017 [...]
Building Climate Change Resilience in Asia's Critical Infrastructure Donor/Partner: Asian Development Bank (ADB) | Duration: 2017-2020 | Location: South Asia and Southeast [...]
Strengthening Integrated Water Resource Planning and Management at River Basin Level Donor/Partner: Asian Development Bank (ADB) | Duration: 2017-2018 | Location: Thailand [...]
Enhanced Use of Disaster Risk Information for Decision Making in Southeast Asia - Myanmar Component Donor/Partner: Asian Development Bank (ADB) | Duration: 2017-2018 [...]
Enhanced Use of Disaster Risk Information for Decision Making in Southeast Asia – ASEAN Component Donor: Supported by the Government of Canada through the [...]
Open Data for Resilience Initiative (OpenDRI): Community Mapping for Can Tho, Vietnam Donor: World Bank | Duration: 2017 | Location: Vietnam About: [...]
Climate Resilient Rural Infrastructure Demonstration Sites Northern Vietnam experiences some of the Greater Mekong Subregion’s most intense storms. With climate change, these storms may [...]
ESIA and ESMP for Sub-project 1, ESA for Stretch 1, and ESMP Monitoring and Reporting during Construction of Sub-project 1ICEM Environmental Management2020-06-24T11:05:32+07:00
Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) and Environmental and Social Management Plan (ESMP) for Sub-project 1, Environmental and Social Assessment (ESA) for Stretch 1, and [...]
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.
This poster presentation was developed as part of the Myanmar Healthy Rivers Initiative, and displayed at the 2016 Greater Mekong Forum on Water, Food and [...]
A Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) of the Hydropower Sector in Myanmar Donor/Partner: International Finance Corporation (IFC) | Duration: 2016-2018 | Location: Myanmar [...]
Income for Coastal Communities for Mangrove Protection Donor: Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) | Duration: 2015-2016 | Location: Pakistan, Thailand and Vietnam [...]
Many towns and cities in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) are facing increased vulnerability and exposure due to climate extremes combined with rapid and unplanned expansion of urban population and infrastructure. These towns are susceptible to flooding, drought, storms and other natural hazards, which are likely to become more frequent and more severe with climate change. This will negatively affect human settlements and economic activities in the region.
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 [...]
Community-based Disaster Risk Management (CBDRM) and Farmer Water Users Community (FWUC) Support Donor / Partner: ADB | Duration: 2015-2017 | Location: Cambodia About: [...]
ICEM developed this interactive map of soil types and biochar suitability as part of the ADB-funded Biochar Assessment and Soil Mapping Study. The map allows users [...]
> 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 [...]
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.
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.
About: Biochar provides an innovative solution for GMS gender-responsive and climate-friendly agriculture. Biochar is the carbon rich product produced when biomass such as such as wood, manure or leaves, is heated with little or no available oxygen. It is added to soils to improve soil functions and to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from biomass. Using biomass to produce biochar can release much less smoke that open burning by conventional practices that would otherwise naturally degrade to greenhouse gases.
About: The Mekong Basin with its complex monsoon climate is highly exposed to climate change. Average annual temperatures are expected to increase by 3-5°C by mid-century with average wet season precipitation increasing by 3-14% (USAID, 2013). For the floodplain areas of Cambodia and Viet Nam, increases in wet precipitation will be coupled with increased peak daily precipitation events and drier dry seasons, compounding water availability issues by making wet seasons wetter and dry seasons drier (USAID, 2013).
About: Nepalese people are highly dependent on forests and forest products to fulfill energy demands and for timber for construction and maintenance of houses and buildings. The main reasons for the conversion of forest areas are encroachment for resettlement/agriculture, and acquisition of forest area for infrastructure development including road expansion.
Sustainable Urban Energy and Emissions Planning Phase III: Energizing Green Growth of Danang City (SUEEP III)ICEM Environmental Management2020-01-10T15:22:24+07:00
Sustainable Urban Energy and Emissions Planning Phase III: Energizing Green Growth of Danang City (SUEEP III) Donor / Partner: World Bank | Duration: [...]
Strengthening Environmental Management and Land Administration (SEMLA) Donor / Partner: MONRE / SIDA | Duration: 2005-2010 | Location: Vietnam About: ICEM was one of three [...]
About: The Mekong River Basin faces a grave threat from climate change. Communities and governments must work together to develop and promulgate adaptation strategies that preserve the lives and livelihoods of some 60 million people. ICEM is working with DAI and SEA START as part of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Mekong Adaptation and Resilience to Climate Change (ARCC) project to generate new data, new approaches and to spur adaptive change in the Mekong River Basin.
Support for the National Target Program on Climate Change with a Focus on Energy and Transport Donor / Partner: Asian Development Bank (ADB) [...]
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 [...]
Wetlands Climate Change Threat and Vulnerability Assessment Donor / Partner: Mekong River Commission | Duration: 2010-2012 | Location: Lao PDR, Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam About: The purpose [...]