As the region emerges from the pandemic, businesses should adopt more flexible approaches to developing talent for digital jobs, while workers must embrace lifelong learning of digital skills.
School reopening should be done on a risk-based approach – with situations closely monitored, particularly for the effect of COVID-19 variants – and school closure be used as a last resort.
To benefit sustainably from its garment export performance, Bangladesh should shift its production capabilities to cater to the higher value-added category of clothing demand.
A recent ADB study suggests that some of the success of Bangladesh's ready-made garment sector over the past 25 years is unlikely to provide the same type of benefits to the economy going forward.
Climate-smart and resource-saving farming technologies could be one way to address hunger in Asia.
The local knowledge and adaptability of civil society organizations are proving valuable during the ongoing pandemic.
The 12th International Conference on Urban Health was held last month for the first time in a developing country, something remarkable given that almost all urban population growth in our lifetime is predicted to take place in developing countries.
These charts illustrate how developing economies in Asia and the Pacific face significant growth challenges due to their exposure to declining demand from major markets in Europe, the United States, and the People’s Republic of China.
Teachers need to be provided the tools and training to successfully lead students into making the jump to effective digital learning.
To pursue an equitable energy transition, we need to find new ways to produce energy. Biomethane is a low-cost, reliable, and community-oriented way to start.