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.


  • Modernizing Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures to Expand Trade and Ensure Food Safety: 2nd Carec Trade Facilitation Learning Opportunity: Sharing the Baltic Experience 

    Asian Development Bank (Asian Development Bank, 2016-06-30)
    The Asian Development Bank (ADB), in partnership with the ADB Institute, the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Institute, and the European Union’s Support to Modernization of Mongolia Standardization System Project, organized and ...
  • Fossil Fuel Subsidies in Asia: Trends, Impacts, and Reforms Integrative Report 

    Asian Development Bank (Asian Development Bank, 2016-06-30)
    Unsustainable budgetary cost of selling oil, gas, and coal at low prices has propelled energy subsidy reform in developing Asian economies. This report measures the size of associated subsidies on these fossil fuels including direct transfers, tax ...
  • Tapping into the Operations Knowledge: Gaps, Opportunities, and Options for Enhancing Cross-Project Learning at ADB 

    Asian Development Bank (Asian Development Bank, 2016-06-30)
    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has generated a wealth of practical knowledge in the course of its development projects. This operations knowledge—if optimally captured, shared, and reused—will help improve the design and implementation of future ADB ...
  • Toward Mainstreaming and Sustaining community-Driven Development in Indonesia: Understanding Local Initiatives and the Transition from the National Rual Community Empowerment Program to the Village Law 

    Asian Development Bank (Asian Development Bank, 2016-06-30)
    Indonesia has adopted community-driven development as a major strategy for poverty reduction, and replicated the approach nationwide through a number of programs. Over the past few years, the country has formulated a road map for sustaining the systems, ...

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