National Performance Assessment and Subregional Strategic Environment Framework in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS)

Project Summary

The proposed project will develop national and subregional environment performance assessment systems in GMS and a Subregional Strategic Environment Framework. It will assist in integrating environmental objectives in subregional, national and local development policies and programs and thereby support sustainable development. The formulation and implementation of environmentally sound development policies will directly or indirectly address global environment concerns, such as climate change, international waters, and biodiversity. Experience gained during project preparation and implementation will strengthen the ability of and incentives for subregional, national and local decision makers, community groups and NGOs, and executives of private sector to develop policies for sustainable development which mainstream environmental improvement and management into economic and social policies and development programs.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank (ADB)
GEF Period:
GEF - 3
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
GEF Project Grant
800,000 USD
Co-financing Total
1,600,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
146,000 USD
Total Cost 2,400,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
05 Apr 2002
Project Approved for Implementation
18 Dec 2002
Project closed
30 Jan 2007