In cities around Asia, governments are exploring ways to capture the increased value of land near public infrastructure projects, and direct these funds back toward the needs of city residents.
Seventy percent of the aquaculture workforce worldwide is female, with women playing key roles in fishing, processing, and marketing. Yet they do not reap the full benefits of their efforts.
A recent Reuters news article highlighted the challenges and opportunities of health reform in Asia. The article highlights the situation of a family whose premature infant daughter dies as a result of being unable to obtain infant ICU services in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations are working together to encourage the free flow of skilled labor within their countries.
Over-the-counter derivatives allow investors and lenders to price and structure tailor-made funding arrangements to promote long-term infrastructure finance.
The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership brings 15 nations and 2.2 billion people into a trade partnership. It also offers broad economic and societal benefits that go beyond imports and exports.
A pioneering initiative to transform defunct offshore oil platforms into artificial reefs could help unlock the power of the ocean to heal itself from the damage done by humans.
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.
To respond to the challenges of the pandemic and deliver services effectively, a professional civil service needs to build the values, culture and skills required to respond to complex demands and challenges.
The global value chains that help drive Asia’s export-driven economic miracle have widespread development impacts. We need to understand them better to maximize the benefits.