1. Books

Books are substantial publications that deal with broad thematic topics or issues of current interest and provide specific analytical information with content based on statistics, research, or technical work. Books can also be a compendium of research reports on core subjects or development issues.


  • The Politics of Change: Reflections on Contemporary Nepal 

    Thapa, Deepak (The Asia Foundation, 2019-05-15)
    This companion volume to A Survey of the Nepali People in 2017 has been designed to provide insights into the general socio-political context in which the survey was conducted. The contributors provide perspectives on a range of topics to highlight ...
  • Potential exports and nontariff Barriers to trade: Sri Lanka National Study 

    Program, South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation (Asian Development Bank, 2019-04-30)
    This publication explores how Sri Lanka could boost its exports by addressing nontariff barriers to trade. It focuses on sanitary and phytosanitary measures and technical barriers to trade, and on export products that have the potential to increase ...
  • Asian Development Outlook 2019: Strengthening Disaster Resilience 

    Asian Development Bank (Asian Development Bank, 2019-04-15)
    The annual Asian Development Outlook, now in its 30th year, analyzes economic performance in the past year and forecasts performance in the next 2 years for the 45 economies in Asia and the Pacific that make up developing Asia. Growth prospects in ...
  • Use of Remote Sensing to Estimate Paddy Area and Production: A Handbook 

    Rotairo, Lea; Durante, Anna Christine; Lapitan, Pamela; Rao, Lakshman Nagraj (Asian Development Bank, 2019-04-15)
    A substantial portion of the world’s rice is produced and consumed in the Asia and Pacific region. As much of the region’s population depends on rice farming for consumption and livelihood, the demand for good quality statistics remains essential for ...

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