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.


  • CAREC Road Safety Engineering Manual 3: Roadside Hazard Management 

    Secretariat, CAREC (Asian Development Bank, 2018-04-15)
    Single vehicle “run-of-road” crashes are a significant problem on CAREC roads. They are particularly severe and can occur anywhere and at any time. Identifying, investigating, and treating roadside hazards are significant road safety challenges along ...
  • CAREC Road Safety Engineering Manual 2: Safer Road Works 

    Secretariat, CAREC (Asian Development Bank, 2018-03-30)
    This manual explains how to provide safer road worksites on CAREC roads. It explains good practices for roadwork sites, offering clear and simple guidance for CAREC road authorities to use to improve road safety at these sites for road users and workers ...
  • Transformation towards sustainable and resilient societies in Asia and the Pacific 

    Pacific, The Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the; Programme, The United Nations Development (Asian Development Bank, 2018-03-30)
    Transformation towards sustainable and resilient societies in Asia and the Pacific is the thematic report of the Asia-Pacific SDG Partnership for 2018. Reflecting on the theme of the 2018 session of the Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development, ...
  • Education and Skills for Inclusive Growth, Green Jobs and the Greening of Economies in Asia: Case Study Summaries of India, Indonesia, Sri Lanka and Vietnam 

    Maclean, Rupert; Jagannathan, Shanti; Panth, Brajesh (Asian Development Bank, 2018-03-30)
    International interest in sustainable and inclusive growth has gained impetus because of the recognition that the “brown” economy model does not address global issues such as growing inequality and social marginalization, environmental degradation, and ...

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