Asia

blue moon fund works in Asia across geographic and political boundaries to shape the future of energy use in one of the world’s fastest growing regions and to mitigate resource pressure on native plant and animal communities. In China, the fund focuses on climate change mitigation though energy innovation, efficiency, innovative financial instruments, and policy change. In the Greater Mekong Sub-region—Lao PDR, Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand, Myanmar, and Yunnan Province—the fund encourages the conservation of rich landscapes by exploring alternatives to the traditional model of resource-heavy development. In the Himalayas—Nepal, Bhutan, India, and Tibet—the fund supports rural mountain populations in the sustainable use and protection of ecosystems on which their livelihoods depend.