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Recommendations for Dealing with the Transition from Disaster Response to Recovery
(Asian Development Bank, 2008-07-15)
This note is directed to sound practices pertaining to the transition from disaster response to recovery, and offers suggestions on areas to pursue when an ADB Member Country moves from the rescue and relief phase to the recovery phase in the aftermath ...
Civil Society Briefs: Viet Nam
(Asian Development Bank, 2011-09-01)
With a view to strengthening ADB cooperation with civil society organizations (CSOs), the NGOC periodically prepares reports as the context for CSO activities in various developing countries in Asia and the Pacific. These studies contribute to awareness ...
RCI INFORMATIONPACK:RCI NEWS AND EVENTS MONETARY, FINANCIAL, AND TRADE INDICATORS
(Asian Development Bank, 2013-10-15)
RCI News and Events keeps track of activities and events related to regional cooperation and integration (RCI) covering ADB’s 48 regional members. It follows initiatives under ADB's four RCI pillars: (i) cross-border infrastructure, (ii) ...
In Focus Public Management and Governance
(Asian Development Bank, 2011-04-01)
ADB is committed to improving governance, strengthening institutions, and reducing vulnerability to corruption—key ingredients or equitable and sustainable development
Civil Society Briefs: Bhutan
(Asian Development Bank, 2013-05-01)
This brief provides an overview of the civil society organizations in Bhutan. With a view to strengthening ADB cooperation with civil society organizations, the NGO and Civil Society Center periodically prepares reports on the context for civil ...
Building Local Capacity for Peace-Sensitive Development in Nepal
(Asian Development Bank, 2014-12-15)
Since 2010, ADB has been adopting a peace-sensitive approach to development in Nepal. This approach refers to understanding the local context, and identifying and addressing potential risks to development assistance. This publication aims to share ...
Social Analysis in Private Sector Projects
(Asian Development Bank, 2009-06-30)
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) supports equitable and sustainable social development by giving attention to the social dimensions of its operations. This brochure contributes to this undertaking by providing step-by-step guidance to address social ...
The Hows and Whys of Water Connection Charges
(Asian Development Bank, 2008-01-15)
Water connection charges often act as a major barrier to connecting the poor. So why charge for a connection? Mobile companies provide free phones to attract subscribers. Supermarkets do not charge entrance fees to potential shoppers. Why can this not ...
Gender Statistics in Development Planning for Central and West Asia
(Asian Development Bank, 2013-07-01)
This policy brief explains why gender inequality matters for development and inclusive growth. It identifies knowledge gaps in general and with particular focus on Central and West Asia, a heterogeneous set of countries where the different dimensions ...
Dignity, Disease and Dollars: Asia's Urgent Sanitation Challenge
(Asian Development Bank, 2007-08-01)
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) advocates that sanitation should be an urgent priority for governments in Asia. Our call to action - "Dignity, Disease, and Dollars" - has been chosen deliberately to focus attention on three areas where stakeholders ...