Asia must confront the grim reality that 3 of the world’s top 5 most dangerous countries for women are in this region.
ADB's Director General for Central and West Asia discusses what to expect from the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India Natural Gas Pipeline, ADB’s role as transaction advisor, and how to overcome security and financing challenges.
A truly intraregional South Asian economic vision linking India and Pakistan is a win-win to unleash the region’s vast economic potential.
New technology will allow people without access to electricity to generate power from the sun and stay off the grid, all for a price cheaper than their kerosene bill.
In Central Asia, it once took up to 58 hours and $318 for a cargo truck to cross a border. Countries in the region are working together to streamline the process for goods and services to move across borders.
Central Asia is improving food safety measures to share with the world some of the more than 8000 plant species, as well as livestock, from the region.
State-owned enterprises, including power utilities, in many countries have collected a menagerie of assets unrelated to their core business. And they are selling cheap.
Reforming state-owned enterprises can be an extraordinarily complex activity but it is underpinned by a single clear goal.
Bold action is required by policymakers and central bankers to keep the region’s economies afloat and contain the pandemic.
A forward-looking, regional approach is needed for countries in Central Asia to respond to the pandemic and prepare for future public health threats.