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The majority of our respondents believe the main source of funding for the SDGs should be domestic taxes.

Where is the money to pay for the SDGs?

By Anuradha Rajivan on Tue, 01 September 2015

In our August blog poll, we asked readers what they believe to be the priority sources of funding for the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set to be implemented on 1 January 2016. ADB has been getting prepared ahead of time, especially on the financing question.

Rice fields submerged by floods in Pakistan.

Extending the reach of flood insurance

By Arup Chatterjee on Thu, 27 August 2015

Disaster preparedness should include extending the reach of insurance to cover flooding to help individuals, businesses and governments to get back on their feet more quickly after a disaster strikes, protect hard-won development gains, and minimize the adverse consequences to economic growth.