At the request of the Commission in its resolution 66/4 of 19 May 2010 on the implementation of the Bangkok Declaration on Transport Development in Asia and of the Committee on Transport at its second session, held in Bangkok from 1 to 3 November 2010 (see E/ESCAP/67/7, para. 4), the secretariat has been working towards the development of an intergovernmental agreement on dry ports.
The present document provides an update on the progress made towards the development of an intergovernmental agreement on dry ports, which will be considered by the Meeting with a view to adoption.
The Carbon Bank and Village Development Project is an initiative that encourages, supports,
and enhances community-based indigenous forestry through carbon credit trading to enable successful
climate change adaptation and socio-economic development for local communities and biodiversity
conservation in rural Thailand. The project aims to positively impact 48 villages in rural Thailand. Each
village will establishment a community forest, in return for this each village gains access to income