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Pacific Economic Monitor Midyear Review
(Asian Development Bank, 2013-07-15)
Growth in the Pacific islands (i.e., the Pacific region excluding PNG and Timor-Leste) is now projected to slow to 2.0% in 2013 from 2.5% last year. The outlook has softened from earlier in the year, mostly due to a substantial downgrade in the growth ...
Land and Cultural Survival: The Communal Land Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Asia
(Asian Development Bank, 2009-06-30)
Development in Asia faces a crucial issue: the right of indigenous peoples to build a better life while protecting their ancestral lands and cultural identity. An intimate relationship with land expressed in communal ownership has shaped and sustained ...
Beyond Boundaries: Extending Services to the Urban Poor
(Asian Development Bank, 2002-08-15)
Lifting close to 1 billion people out of poverty is a major challenge for Asian countries. Many of the 240 million–260 million poor living in cities and towns suffer from inadequate service and other forms of deprivation. That the numbers of the poor ...
Next Steps to South Asian Economic Union: A Study on Regional Economic Integration (Phase II) Commissioned by the SAARC Secretariat
(Asian Development Bank, 2013-06-30)
The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) is striving to more closely integrate the economies of its eight member countries (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka). Globalization has helped ...
Resurging Asian Giants: Lessons from the People’s Republic of China and India
(Asian Development Bank, 2010-06-30)
The economies of the People's Republic of China and India have seen dramatic growth in recent years. As their respective successes continue to reshape the world's economic landscape, noted Chinese and Indian scholars have studied the two countries' ...