Stakeholder Workshop for Weather Insurance

GIC held an inception workshop for a new project involving an assessment of the feasibility for weather index insurance for Tajikistan on October 08, 2021. The main goal of this workshop was to consult stakeholders on the potential of Read More

Provincial Capital City-scale Plastic Heatmap Development

GIC has completed data collection and analysis in Ubon Ratchathani province to support its efforts in mapping plastic waste pathways in the Lower Mekong River Basin. GIC partnered with Ubon Ratchathani Rajabhat University to handle local data collection efforts. The methodology used was developed Read More

Climate Downscaling Training Course Modules 2 & 3

GIC completed an online capacity development program to aid Lao PDR in its effort to prepare for the effects of climate change to the country’s agriculture sector. The final two training courses were conducted from July 19 – Aug 03 and from September 16 Read More

UNEP Discovery Session – CounterMEASURE Project

GIC presented its ongoing work to fight plastic pollution using geospatial technology at the United Nations Environment Program’s (UNEP) 13th Digital Discovery Session on September 14, 2021. Digital Discovery Sessions are two-hour long webinars designed to serve as a platform for joint learning where Read More

Plastic Waste Outreach at National University of Lao

GIC partnered with the National University of Laos (NUOL) to spread awareness for Southeast Asia’s riverine plastic waste issue with an online workshop on August 27, 2021. Seventy students from the NUOL attended the three-hour webinar. GIC staff introduced NUOL students to UNEP’s CounterMEASURE project Read More