ADB Books

Books published by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) are based on research that is complete in itself, stretches frontiers, and brings together useful development knowledge. They may include analytical ADB products that are scholarly references or literary publications on a specific subject.


  • 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 ...
  • ADB Operations in the Pacific 

    Asian Development Bank (Asian Development Bank, 2019-04-15)
    Operations of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in the Pacific date back to 1969 and have since grown rapidly in line with interconnected needs. Development partnerships, projects, and other initiatives aim to strengthen infrastructure and services, ...

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