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  • Quarantine inspection in the PRC.

    7 lessons learned on making governance, PSM investments work

    By Gambhir Bhatta on Monday, 25 July 2016

    Where public sector management interventions have succeeded, results have often been transformative and with system-wide benefits.

  • Social expectations of gender roles can inhibit careers for both men and women.

    Doubling down on dual career couples

    By Sunniya Durrani-Jamal on Friday, 22 July 2016

    Since dual career couples support each other, this involves professional compromises. However, such couples’ understanding of ‘success’ is multidimensional and goes beyond the high income and high status of one individual.

  • Old men in Nepal.

    Can Asia protect the elderly?

    By Sri Wening Handayani on Thursday, 21 July 2016

    The challenge of providing social protection for older persons in the region is about coming to terms with rapid social change processes as well as household saving and financing pension systems.

  • Panel discussion at ADB’s 49th Annual Meeting in Frankfurt, Germany.

    8 tips to make a panel discussion not become a punishment

    By Renard Teipelke on Wednesday, 20 July 2016

    It’s time to improve this traditional format, which for better or worse still persists throughout most international development organizations.

  • A stock trader in Bangladesh.

    Digitizing trade – how changing the process is changing development

    By Steven Beck, Alisa DiCaprio on Tuesday, 19 July 2016

    Public open trading windows, smart contracts, or government-issued e-currency are just a few examples of how digitization is changing how people trade.

  • People on the street in Suva, Fiji.

    How Fiji can sustain its growth momentum

    By Utsav Kumar on Monday, 18 July 2016

    Fiji’s challenge is to avoid a repeat of the past, when growth spells were interspersed by bouts of volatility. The private sector will play a crucial role, so it’s time to continue and deepen reforms.

  • High school students in Nuku'alofa, Tonga.

    3 ways to engage youth for positive change in the Pacific

    By Maria Cristina Tabing on Friday, 15 July 2016

    Young people in the Pacific need to be heard to address lack of employment opportunities for them in the region.

  • Technicians working at an LED lighting factory in Guangdong, PRC.

    The benefits of South-South knowledge sharing for Asia-Pacific

    By Fei Yu on Thursday, 14 July 2016

    The joint ADB-PRC Regional Knowledge Sharing Initiative is launching a website to serve as a platform for sharing the PRC’s experiences, methods, ideas and opinions on what works and what doesn’t in development.