Vice-President Stephen Groff shares his views on cooperation among Mekong countries from the 22nd GMS Ministerial Conference in Ha Noi, Viet Nam.
Weak statistics and informal land area measurement techniques can distort agricultural policies, ADB research shows.
Most developing countries are ill equipped to handle an influx of international climate finance. Fiji and Lao PDR, though, are making progress.
An ADB-supported project gave women an opportunity to enhance their social status by growing their income.
Both emerging and existing technologies should complement each other to bolster agricultural data quality.
In the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, the reputation of technical and vocation jobs is improving due to enhanced skills and increased incomes.
Hydrogen has the potential to be the next breakthrough energy source but key challenges need to be overcome before it can be scaled up to widespread use. Developing countries could be at the forefront of this new “hydrogen economy”
Over-the-counter derivatives allow investors and lenders to price and structure tailor-made funding arrangements to promote long-term infrastructure finance.
Investments in universal health coverage are investments in economic growth. They play a critical role in leveraging opportunities, anticipating challenges, and delivering the knowledge, expertise, and financing countries need to achieve universal health coverage.
Important changes are underway for Southeast Asia’s relationship with its biggest trading partner, the People’s Republic of China.