With the right policies, enough jobs can be created to employ returning workers and creating the opportunity for a new era in agricultural entrepreneurship in the region.
Lost or discarded fishing gear has become a growing menace in our oceans, killing sea life and contributing to plastic pollution that threatens humans as well.
During the pandemic, corruption in projects could mean the difference between life and death for the poor and vulnerable.
Governments should adopt public space policies that support all citizens—including informal workers and the urban poor.
Young people have a unique perspective on international development. Here are examples of how they are helping Asia and the Pacific deal with COVID-19.
Fintech – the fusion of finance and technology – could be a game-changer for inclusive economic growth amidst the pandemic.
Currency-linked bonds are simple but powerful instruments that fortify economies and can efficiently finance development projects.
The Asia-Pacific region has the expertise and resources to take a leadership role in not only developing a COVID-19 vaccine but distributing it to those who need it most.
For many of Indonesia’s urban poor who work in the informal sector, social distancing is nearly impossible if they want to maintain their income. Two key policies can help.
COVID-19 is uncharted territory but development professionals bring a wealth of experience from past crises to rebuild lives, livelihoods, and economies.