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  • Catalyzing Small and Medium-sized Enterprise Venture Capital in Sri Lanka 

    Sharini Kulasinghe; Lily Han; Takuya Hoshino; Abhishek Rathi; Don Lambert (Asian Development Bank, 2018-03-15)
    Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are the bedrock of Sri Lanka’s economy. Comprising 75% of all active enterprises, Sri Lanka’s SMEs provide 45% of employment and contribute 52% to its gross domestic product. Creating an environment conducive ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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. ...

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