Lotte Schou-Zibell, a financial inclusion advisor for ADB, and ByeongJo (Jo) Kong, a Digital Technology Specialist in data analytics and big data for ADB, answer questions about how generative AI can aid in the effort to expand financial inclusion in Asia and the Pacific.
Women and girls with disabilities experience gender inequality, social exclusion, discrimination, and violence in different ways. Development strategies, formulated with their full participation and consultation, are needed.
The traditional banking system in India is struggling to meet the needs of under-served communities, including women. Fintech solutions can bridge this gap and expand financial inclusion if pursued carefully and with the right precautions.
The use of green hydrogen could be a critical factor in addressing climate change but policymakers, industry leaders and investors need to fund essential infrastructure and encourage research and development.
Sustainable road development can balance economic growth with environmental protection and social inclusion.
During times of disaster and crisis, fast and detailed information is needed. Big data solutions have the potential to save lives and economic assets if the right frameworks are put in place. This will be increasingly important as climate change takes its toll.
The time to act against the changing climate is now, as the investments made today will determine the resilience of the Hindu Kush Himalaya region for generations to come.
To urgently close the adaptation gap, a new and innovative approach is needed in funding and financing climate change adaptation strategies.
Extreme heat has a unique impact on women's lives in Asia and the Pacific. Effective, gender-responsive strategies are needed to build resilience and ensure women’s health and economic security.
Решительные действия необходимы для улучшения качества воздуха и сокращения выбросов углекислого газа в столице Кыргызской Республики.