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Results Based Management (RBM) in Finland's Development Cooperation - Concepts and Guiding Principles. Download.


RCU team visited the Improving Farmers' Livelihood through Rice Value Chain project, implemented by CEDAC in Cambodia. More photos from this field trip are available at EEP Mekong Flickr. Read project fact sheet.

Case studies

Over the end of Phase 1, the Energy and Environment Partnership Mekong has funded several projects which resulted to sustainable energy services to the poor and strive of accommodating with climate change. Read more.

EEP Mekong Phase II

Funded by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland, EEP Mekong has started its second four-year phase in November 2014 and will be running until 2018. Based on lessons learnt so far, the new phase of the programme aims to increase its impact and effectiveness by narrowing its focus on increasing and improving access of rural population to sustainable and affordable energy services and products in Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam. The Result-Based Financing Scheme and Human Right-Based Approach are strategically integrated into the Programme and Projects implementation. EEP Mekong Regional Coordination Unit is based in Vientiane, Lao PDR. Learn more about EEP organisation structure.

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    To support the project developers in preparation of a high quality concept note in order to meet requirements of the EEP Mekong grants, we offer the Concept Note Preparation Workshops in Myanmar, Lao PDR, Vietnam, Thailand and Cambodia. The EEP Mekong has launched a Call for Proposals (CfP) on the 20th July. There are two key steps of the application. Firstly, the project developers are required to submit a Concept Note through online application form. The last day for submission is on the 30th September 2015, at 16:00pm, Vientiane time.

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    The Energy and Environment Partnership Programme with the Mekong Region (EEP Mekong) has recently embarked on its second phase. The Programme is seeking high-quality applications for projects improving livelihoods and climate resilience in rural communities and semi-urban areas in the EEP Mekong countries through improved access and use of reliable, sustainable and affordable energy. For the CfP, the focus is promising local private sector clean energy project opportunities that are close to commercial maturity but need a limited amount of ‘bridging’ finance to enable sustainable business growth.

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  • More than 50 participants registered for EEP Stakeholder Meeting in Bangkok

    As part of the EEP Mekong Stakeholder Meeting Series, the Stakeholder Meeting in Bangkok is jointly organised by EEP Mekong and the Department of Alternative Energy Development and Efficiency (DEDE), Ministry of Energy, Thailand, with support from the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland (MFA).More than 50 participants representing renewable energy business companies, associations, institutes, and journalists register to the meeting. The Stakeholder Meeting aims at introducing of content, approach and methodologies used in the 2nd Phase to extended stakeholders of the EEP Mekong Programme including confidence building for possible cooperation.

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  • EEP Mekong Stakeholder Meeting in Lao PDR

      EEP Mekong in cooperation with the Institute of Renewable Energy Promotion (IREP) organise the first stakeholders meeting in Vientiane, Lao PDR.This meeting aims, besides introducing the EEP Mekong Programme to clean energy promoters in Lao PDR, to arouse stakeholder's interest in cooperating with the programme in project development as well as co-financing of clean energy projects in Lao PDR.

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