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Incentives for Reducing Disaster Risk in Urban Areas: Experiences From Da Nang (Viet Nam), Kathmandu Valley (Nepal), and Naga City (Philippines)
(Asian Development Bank, 2016-06-30)
This document summarizes experiences of Da Nang, Viet Nam; the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal; and Naga City in the Philippines in providing incentives for disaster risk reduction. It explains what incentives are, how they are currently used in the case study ...
Sanitation and Sustainable Development in Japan
(Asian Development Bank, 2016-11-30)
This publication documents Japan’s experience in pursuing sustainable sanitation solutions in the context of economic development. Five case studies illustrate how sound sanitation policies are essential in achieving a nation’s growth. Selected projects ...
Innovative Strategies for Accelerated Human Resource Development in South Asia ; Information and Communication Technology for Education Special Focus on Bangladesh, Nepal, and Sri Lanka
(Asian Development Bank, 2017-12-30)
Information and communication technology (ICT) has the potential to revolutionize education equity, quality, and e ffciency. South Asia’s governments have recognized this potential and invested in ICT-focused education initiatives and projects. While ...
Sixth ASEAN Chief Justices’ Roundtable on Environment Forging the Sustainable Future of the ASEAN Region: The Proceedings
(Asian Development Bank, 2018-06-30)
The Sixth Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Chief Justices’ Roundtable on Environment, co hosted by the Asian Development Bank, served as a forum to strengthen ASEAN judges’ knowledge and expertise in environmental and climate change law. ...
Building Resiliency in the Pacific: How ADB is Addressing Climate Change and Disaster Risks
(Asian Development Bank, 2018-05-30)
Pacific DMCs share many sustainable development challenges. Their small size, isolation, narrow economic bases, limited resources, and dependence on trade make them highly vulnerable to climate change and natural disasters. With the exception of Papua ...
Building Bridges Lessons from Problem-Solving in Viet Nam
(Asian Development Bank, 2018-05-30)
This study of the Central Mekong Delta Region Connectivity Project in Viet Nam was conducted jointly by the Office of the Special Project Facilitator and the Viet Nam Resident Mission of the Asian Development Bank (ADB). The project was classified ...
Technological Innovation for Agricultural Statistics: Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2018 Special Supplement
(Asian Development Bank, 2018-09-15)
This special supplement to the Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2018 showcases the role that technology can play in improving the quality, timeliness, and frequency of agricultural statistics. The first part presents a summary of existing methods ...
India, 2018–2022—Accelerating Inclusive Economic Transformation
(Asian Development Bank, 2017-09-30)
India grew at an average rate of more than 7% since FY2012, which placed it among the world’s fastest growing large economies, and resulted in India’s share in global GDP rising from 2.4% in 2013 to 3.0% in 2016. The rapid growth has been accompanied ...
Results Framework Indicator Definitions
(Asian Development Bank, 2018-03-30)
This document provides definitions and data compilation methodologies for the Asian Development Bank (ADB) results framework indicators listed in ADB’s Transitional Results Framework, 2017–2020. Definitions of standard explanatory data indicators are ...
Pacific Economic Monitor - June 2018
(Asian Development Bank, 2018-07-30)
The Pacific Economic Monitor provides an update of developments in Pacific economies and explores topical policy issues.