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  • North Korean Refugee Entrepreneurs in South Korea: Unveiling Korea's Hidden Potential 

    Foundation, The Asia (The Asia Foundation, 2020-12-30)
    This report, North Korea Refugee Entrepreneurs in South Korea, is directly linked to the challenge of social inclusion and economic inequality. North Korea entrepreneurs represent both the hope and aspirations of a minority refugee group within South ...
  • ASEAN Rapid Assessment: The Impact of COVID-19 on Livelihoods across ASEAN 

    Foundation, The Rockefeller; Aid, Australian (The Asia Foundation, 2020-11-11)
    The pandemic’s multiple effects are not fully understood in the region. There are still many unknowns, not least of which is the timeframe of virus’ spread and response. Decision-making is difficult in the absence of robust data. For example, policymakers ...
  • Piloting Practice Supervision for the Government Counseling Cadre Lessons and Reflections from Two Pilot Locations in Sri Lanka 

    Foundation, The Asia (The Asia Foundation, 2020-09-13)
    In 2005, following the recommendations of the Mental Health Policy of 2005 - 2015, a cadre of Counseling Assistants (CAs) were introduced to the Ministry of Women’s Empowerment and Social Welfare. The Ministry portfolio has been revised many times since ...
  • Accelerate Women’s Entrepreneurship and Economic Opportunities in Korea: Research Findings on the Environment for Women-Owned Businesses in Gyeonggi Province 

    CHANEL, Fondation; Institute, Gyeonggido Family & Women’s Research (The Asia Foundation, 2019-09-30)
    Women’s economic empowerment is crucial to boosting job creation and economic growth globally. In Asia and the Pacific, closing the gender gap in economic opportunities by 2025 is estimated to increase gross domestic product (GDP) by 12 percent. 1 ...

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