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.
Collecting sex-disaggregated data on asset ownership is an important step in achieving gender equality and empowerment of women and girls in Asia and the Pacific.
Central Asia is improving food safety measures to share with the world some of the more than 8000 plant species, as well as livestock, from the region.
In cities across Asia, air pollution levels are reaching alarming levels. There are workable solutions to cleaning up the air of the region’s urban areas but it will require resolve and innovation.
In Central Asia, it once took up to 58 hours and $318 for a cargo truck to cross a border. Countries in the region are working together to streamline the process for goods and services to move across borders.
Scaling up ecotourism in Mongolia requires a multi-sector approach that carefully balances conservation and development.
A domestic violence hotline is helping Mongolian women see a brighter future without violence against them.
Changing gender stereotypes in Mongolia is about aiming for subtle shifts in the tectonic plates of gender equality.
In the Mongolian capital, citizens need to know how to protect themselves from dangerous dirty air.
Ayumi Konishi, Director General for East Asia, discusses ADB’s new Country Partnership Strategy for Mongolia.