Lower Mekong Public Policy Initiative

The Lower Mekong Public Policy Initiative (LMPPI) was funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). LMPPI sought to generate knowledge, promote learning, and stimulate dialogue on public policies to support environmentally sustainable economic development, increase agricultural productivity and improve household livelihoods in the five countries of the Lower Mekong Basin: Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Viet Nam.

LMPPI activities were designed to advance a sophisticated understanding of the water-food-energy nexus and to help meet regional decision makers’ needs for research-driven policy analysis in support of sustainable development goals.

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Asia Public Policy Forum

The Asia Public Policy Forum is an annual event that brings together scholars, policymakers, and leaders from business and civil society to discuss an issue of rising importance in the region. The objective of the Forum is to promote interaction among such leading thinkers as a means of stimulating policy innovation and information sharing related to an issue of public concern. It is organized by the HKS Indonesia Program at the Rajawali Foundation Institute for Asia (RFIA), Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation. Previous forums have addressed energy policy, social safety networks, disaster management, and energy policy.

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Fulbright's YSEALI Summer School 2015

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the normalization of relations between Vietnam and the U.S., the U.S. Mission to Vietnam and FSPPM collaborated to organize the Fulbright’s YSEALI Summer School. Fulbright’s YSEALI Summer School hosted 160 YSEALI members from all over Vietnam to a two-week program in August 2015 at the FSPPM campus in Ho Chi Minh City. During the program, the participants deepened their knowledge about issues relating to the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) and shared their experience and perspectives to help Vietnam reach its fullest potential.

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