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  • Investing in Health Security for Sustainable Development in Asia and the Pacific: Managing Health Threats Through Regional and Intersectoral Cooperation 

    Counahan, Megan; Khetrapal, Sonalini; Parry, Jane; Servais, Gerard; Roth, Susann (Asian Development Bank, 2018-08-30)
    Emerging infectious diseases and the risk of transmission in the constant movement of people, animals, and goods make health security a priority issue in Asia and the Pacific. The region is paying more attention to strengthening health security through ...
  • The Impact of Nationally Determined Contributions on the Energy Sector: Implications for ADB and Its Developing Member Countries 

    Zhai, Yongping; Mo, Lingshui; Rawlins, Madeleine (Asian Development Bank, 2018-07-30)
    In Asia and the Pacific, 38 developing member countries (DMCs) of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) have committed to take mitigation actions through nationally determined contributions (NDCs) under the Paris Agreement. The Agreement aims to cap the ...
  • Enabling Smart Urban Redevelopment in India through Floor Area Ratio Incentives 

    Shenvi, Apoorva; Slangen, Ron H. (Asian Development Bank, 2018-07-15)
    Rapid urbanization puts tremendous stress on Indian cities. In the last 2 decades, India’s urban population has increased exponentially, with 420 million Indians—33% of the population—living in cities in 2015. Experts estimate that urbanization will ...
  • Impact Evaluation of Road Improvements and Rural Poverty—Baseline Survey in the Ningxia Liupanshan Area of the People’s Republic of China 

    Nishimura, Masahiro; Sieber, Niklas; Wang, Sangui (Asian Development Bank, 2018-06-30)
    Rural road improvements indirectly benefit the poor by generating more income opportunities. The Asian Development Bank is financing a major road-improvement project in rural areas of the People’s Republic of China. In order to assess the impacts of ...

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