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Mekong Region Foreign Direct Investment
(Asian Development Bank, 2006-08-15)
The inaugural issue of The Mekong Region: An Economic Overview was published in 2004 and included analysis of external debt sustainability in the less developed countries of the Greater Mekong subregion (GMS) (ADB 2004). The 2005 issue dealt with ...
Regional Integration and Economic Development in South Asia
(Asian Development BankEdward Elgar Publishing, Inc., 2012-06-01)
This highly original book will prove a fascinating read for academics, students and policy-makers across a diverse range of fields including: Asian studies, development, economics and regional and urban studies. South Asian leaders have made it a ...
The ASEAN Economic Community: A Work in Progress
(Asian Development Bank, 2013-01-01)
"Although the self-imposed deadline for the realization of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) is 2015, it should not be viewed as a hard target. One should not expect 2015 to see ASEAN suddenly transformed, its nature and processes abruptly changed, ...
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 ...
Poverty, Health, and Ecosystems: Experience from Asia
(Asian Development Bank, 2008-12-01)
This publication, a joint undertaking of ADB and the International Union for Conservation of Nature, is meant to increase knowledge on the complex relationships between poverty, health, and ecosystems in Asia and the Pacific. For many of the millions ...
Inequality in Asia and the Paciﬁc : Trends, Drivers, and Policy Implications
(Asian Development Bank, 2014-06-30)
The Asia and Paciﬁc region has recorded remarkable achievements in growth and poverty reduction in recent decades. From 1990 to 2010, the average annual growth rate of the gross domestic product (GDP) for developing Asia reached 7.0% in terms of 2005 ...