Governments in the region need to invest more in prevention and response to the long-term impacts of disaster displacement.
In Bangladesh, new surveys show the devastating impact of school closures. Countries around the world are facing similar situations. Holistic policy responses are needed to get students back in school and back on track.
Asia’s cities must become greener, more inclusive, more competitive, and more resilient to build forward better and be better places to live.
Peer-to-peer electricity trading can be a game-changer for off-grid communities.
We look forward to making more progress on implementing the pact for both passenger and freight vehicles to cross swiftly and easily between Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal.
‘Parametric’ insurance could offer farmers quicker relief when they lose their crops to floods, storms and other climate-driven calamities.
There is one sector that contributes up to a third of gross domestic product, and is an important source of foreign currency, in many of Asia’s developing countries. It could be deployed to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.
Expanded access to finance supported by ADB will allow factories to meet international standards so Bangladesh may benefit from this industry in a responsible way.
Effective higher education systems are critical for countries to advance. In South Asia, reforming governance structures and practices is a crucial step