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This brief summarises lessons learned from green freight feasibility analyses conducted under the Asian Development Bank’s Greater Mekong Subregion Core Environment Program between 2010 and 2014. The brief presents five key messages that policy makers and practitioners need to be aware of while developing strategies and projects to improve road freight fuel efficiency in the GMS. It also provides an overview of the GMS Core Environment Program’s Green Freight Initiative.

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Field Value
Document type Issue and policy briefs
Language of document
  • English
  • Climate change
  • Development and funding for transport
  • Energy
  • Energy for transport
  • Transport and shipping
  • Transport and shipping policy and administration
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Cambodia
  • Viet Nam
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Thailand
  • Myanmar
  • China
Copyright Yes
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© Asian Development Bank. License: CC BY 3.0 IGO.

Version / Edition 1.0
License CC-BY-4.0

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Author (corporate) Asian Development Bank
Publication place Bangkok, Thailand
Publisher ADB
Publication date 2015
Pagination 8 p.
Date uploaded July 2, 2015, 08:24 (UTC)
Date modified July 2, 2015, 08:29 (UTC)