Stories that bring together research partners.
This SUMERNET research project has begun to investigate and address a common problem among countries of the Mekong Region – the open burning of large amounts of rice straw during agricultural processes.
This research project, which is seeking to understand and map how humans and animals are connected to wetlands in the Mekong River Basin, has commenced key activities in pilot wetlands of Cambodia and Vietnam.
Across the Mekong Region, a great diversity of wetlands and the agro-ecological farming that they support are central to many rural communities’ livelihoods, and contribute to local and national economies. Unfortunately, many areas have been degraded or l
A research consortium from Cambodia, Myanmar and Thailand is engaging with multiple stakeholders to identify barriers to and opportunities for the implementation of REDD+ national strategies.
A research consortium of institutions from Cambodia, Myanmar and Thailand is engaging with multiple stakeholders to identify barriers to and opportunities for the implementation of REDD+ national strategies.
A short film on the Ayeyarwady Futures program (AF) provides the various perspectives of the people and institutions involved in the AF program including Myanmar government officials, researchers, academics and civil society representatives as well as co
SUMERNET staff from the Secretariat in SEI’s Asia Centre will be partnering with one of the 17 teams selected by the Global Resilience Partnership (GRP) for the “Global Resilience Challenge” that will fund the most transformative solutions with up to $1 m
At Myanmar's celebration of World Water Day 2015, SEI's Asia Centre presented highlights from the Ayeyarwady Futures Partnership (AFP) including achievements from the first year of implementation of the program.
SUMERNET researchers joined policy makers, donors, and researchers as well as colleagues from SEI Asia in a policy forum on “Learning from the past to explore better futures: Water, food and energy in an uncertain and changing Mekong Region.”
The SUMERNET Annual Meeting 2015 from 10-12 Feb. in Bangkok will bring together research partners, research mentors, boundary partners, members of SUMERNET Steering Committee (SSC), policy actors and experts, donors and media, to share their knowledge and
Policymakers in the Mekong region share their views about “natural capital”, whether they view the concept as meaningful for planning and policy, and how they intend to address key environmental challenges.
The fourth EMM hosted by the ADB was on the theme of “Increasing Investments in Natural Capital in the Greater Mekong Subregion” and held in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar from 27-29 January 2015.