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  • Strengthening Flood Risk Management Policy and Practice in the People’s Republic of China: Lessons Learned from the 2016 Yangtze River Floods 

    Osti, Rabindra P. (Asian Development Bank, 2017-12-30)
    In the People’s Republic of China (PRC), recent flood events revealed that the majority of flood damages does not come from the main stem river but from small- to moderate-sized river sub-basins. This paper reviews recent flood experience in the PRC ...
  • Embedding Community-Based Flood Risk Management in Investment: A Part-to-Whole Approach 

    Osti, Rabindra P. (Asian Development Bank, 2017-12-30)
    Flash floods and landslides are common in Asia and the Pacific. In July 2017, continuous heavy rainfall led to severe flooding in much of the southern region of the People’s Republic of China (PRC), affecting more than 14.9 million people in 11 provinces. ...
  • Exchange Rate Dynamics and United States Dollar-Denominated Sovereign Bond Prices in Emerging Markets 

    Hui, Cho-Hoi; Lo, Chi-Fai; Chau, Po-Hon (Asian Development Bank, 2017-12-15)
    The study conducts an empirical test on dollar-denominated sovereign credit spreads in emerging markets, including Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, the Philippines, the Russian Federation, and Turkey to examine their relationship with each country’s exchange ...
  • Large-Scale Soil Health Restoration: The Way Forward for Reversing Climate Change while Enhancing Food and Nutrition Security 

    Setboonsarng, Sununtar; Gregorio, Elsbeth E. (Asian Development Bank, 2017-11-30)
    This paper discusses soil health and provides soil-regenerative agriculture practices that can mitigate and revers climate change; improve water management (flood, drought, water purification, etc.); and enhance food and nutrition security. Soils not ...

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