Results 1-6 of 6
What Works? A Review of the Efficacy and Effectiveness of Nutrition Interventions
(Asian Development Bank, 2001-12-10)
Improving nutrition in developing countries is both humanitarian and an economic imperative. Yet, the lack of a systematic evaluation of what works and what does not hampers the progress that has been made.
Crop Monitoring for Improved Food Security Proceedings of the Expert Meeting Vientiane, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, 17 February 2014
(Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and Asian Development Bank, 2015-09-11)
This publication summarizes the outcomes of the deliberations in the meeting and presents a collection of technical papers on the subject. A comparative study of the methods presented in the book will be useful to the countries which are planning to ...
Tap Secrets: The Manila Water Story: THE CASE STUDY OF MANILA WATER COMPANY: AN EXERCISE IN SUCCESSFUL UTILITY REFORM IN URBAN WATER SECTOR
(Asian Development Bank and Manila WaterManila Water, 2014-07-01)
Tap Secrets is a flagship publication of Manila Water, in partnership with ADB, that reveals how change management was adopted by the company to transform the water utility into a world-class service provider. In this book, Manila Water tells its story ...
Integrated Crop and Resource Management in the Rice-Wheat System of South Asia
(Asian Development Bank, 2009-10-01)
Rice and wheat feed more than 3.1 billion people living in South Asia and the People's Republic of China. The rice-wheat cropping system is the major food production system in the Indo-Gangetic Plains of Bangladesh, India, Nepal, and Pakistan. Integrated ...
The Quiet Revolution in Staple Food Value Chains: Enter the Dragon, the Elephant, and the Tiger
(Asian Development BankInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 2012-12-01)
Feeding nine billion people by 2050 is a top priority on the global agenda for sustainable and inclusive development. This task is especially formidable in Asia, where more than two-thirds of the world's poor and malnourished people live. Food prices ...
Transforming the Rural Asian Economy: The Unfinished Revolution
(Asian Development BankOxford University Press, 2000-12-01)
This volume, the first in Study of Rural Asia series, narrates the story of a quiet agricultural revolution that started in the countryside but spread to the nonfarm rural economy and subsequently transformed much of rural Asia. It weaves into the story ...