Investment in renewable energy around the world is entering a new phase that will require governments and the private sector to re-think the way they develop projects.
Asia and the Pacific is not where it needs to be to meet the Sustainable Development Goals but there remains a decade to make up for lost time.
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.
New technologies in water treatment systems, as well as other measures, are needed to better understand the problem of pharmaceutical contamination of Asia’s rivers.
Groundwater conservation is a key part of managing water resources. A renewed focus is needed on the protection of this valuable resource.
Viet Nam is a particularly good case to measure the impact on income inequality of rising trade with the People's Republic of China.
Vice-President Stephen Groff explains how ADB is helping the People’s Republic of China deliver environmentally sustainable growth and achieve its climate targets.
To restore healthy aquifer systems, we need to carefully monitor and manage extraction, and recharge with surface water when available.
Four elements of the poverty reduction strategy of the People’s Republic of China stand out as examples for others to follow.
The PRC wants to scale up on PPPs that deliver value-for-money, and stand the test of time.