Browse by Author "Yamano, Takashi"

  • Kyrgyz Republic Improving Growth Potential 

    Yamano, Takashi; Hill, Hal; Ginting, Edimon; Samson, Jindra (Asian Development Bank, 2019-09-30)
    Despite a complex transition and geographical isolation, the Kyrgyz Republic has become one of the most open and integrated economies in Central Asia. The country has improved its per capita income and living standards, and is now on the threshold of ...
  • Technical and Vocational Education and Training in Tajikistan and Other Countries in Central Asia: Key Findings and Policy Options 

    Izawa, Eiko Kanzaki; Yamano, Takashi; Safarov, Daler; Billetoft, Jorgen (Asian Development Bank, 2021-03-30)
    Tajikistan and other countries in Central Asia, such as Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan, are striving to align technical and vocational education and training (TVET) with their economic realities. Job shortage and the gap ...
  • The Impact of COVID-19 and Locust Invasion on Farm Households in Punjab and Sindh: Analysis from Cross-Sectional Surveys in Pakistan 

    Yamano, Takashi; Sato, Noriko; Arif, Babur Wasim (Asian Development Bank, 2021-07-15)
    This paper presents the results of two mobile phone surveys conducted by the Asian Development Bank among farmers in Punjab and Sindh provinces in Pakistan in mid-2020 during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. The surveys collected information ...
  • The Impact of COVID-19 on Tourism Enterprises in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic: An Initial Assessment 

    Yamano, Takashi; Pradhananga, Manisha; Schipani, Steven; Samson, Jindra Nuella; Quiao, Lotis; Leuangkhamsing, Soulinthone; Maddawin., Angelica (Asian Development Bank, 2020-06-30)
    While the long-term consequences of COVID-19 will become clearer in the coming months and years, in this brief we estimated the initial impact of the pandemic on select tourism enterprises (hotels, guesthouses, resorts, and restaurants) in the Lao PDR. ...