"For the GMS to be recognized as the leading producer of safe food using climate-friendly practices and integrated into global markets through regional economic corridors."

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ADB Special Session at World of Food Safety Conference, 1 June 2017

ADB Special Session: GMS Food Safety Agenda: A Shared Responsibility through Public-Private Collaboration  Provisional Agenda 8:30 – 9:00 Registration 9:00 – 9:05   Welcome Remarks Ministry of Commerce, Thailand 9:05 – 9:10 Opening Remarks Mr. Pavit Ramachandran Senior Environment Specialist ADB       Session 3 The GMS Food Safety Agenda: A Shared Responsibility through […] (READ MORE)

Policy Forum GMS as One: Regional Approaches to Food Safety/Market Access, 31 March

Policy Forum on (GMS) as One: Unified Regional Approaches to Food Safety and Market Access Objective: To agree on unified regional approaches and measures that promote harmonized food safety standards and greater market access for safe, environment-friendly, high quality GMS agro-food products. Rationale : Food security and market access. Food safety is a core component of food […] (READ MORE)

Biochar for Climate-Friendly Agriculture: Assessing the Potential for GMS

This biochar assessment project aims to evaluate the potential application of biochar technology in the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS). The project included all GMS countries, i.e. Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand, Viet Nam and Yunnan Province and Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region of the People’s Republic of China (PRC). Biochar is the carbon rich product produced […] (READ MORE)

“Toward food security and food safety for all” by Edgar Valenzuela, Communications and Knowledge Management Specialist and Lourdes Adriano, CASP2 Team Leader

Sampran Riverside Resort Hotel in Nakhon Pathom is not your ordinary tourist hotel. For one it serves organic food – sought after by tourists and the growing middle class. The organic agriculture products are supplied by farmers who are supported by the hotel with technical expertise from the government and research institutes. Its dynamic and […] (READ MORE)