The Asia-Pacific Research and Training Network (ARTNeT) GMS initiative aims to provide
enhanced complementary support to research institutions from the subregion to conduct joint trade-related research on issues of interest
to policymakers. The initiative includes a capacity-building component involving researchers and research institutions in three GMS countries
(Cambodia, Viet Nam, and Lao PDR), as well as a research programme component in line with priority areas identified through ARTNeT consultations
and relevant government focal points.