The historic spirit of cross-border trade in Central Asia is being revived in the energy sector.
Ensuring equitable access to vaccines is crucial for developing countries in Asia to reopen their economies and recover. Well-designed policies will speed the rebound of Asian economies and have impacts that span the globe.
Ayumi Konishi, former Director General for East Asia, discusses ADB’s new Country Partnership Strategy for Mongolia.
Profound impacts are already being felt due to school closures in Asia. Urgent action is needed to limit further damage to students and the broader economy.
Scaling up ecotourism in Mongolia requires a multi-sector approach that carefully balances conservation and development.
The pandemic has shown central bankers and public debt managers that innovation and creativity are needed to maintain borrowing opportunities and keep local currency bond markets functioning.
In Mongolia, government assistance programs are showing that direct cash assistance helps the poor without deterring people from seeking work.
A forward-looking, regional approach is needed for countries in Central Asia to respond to the pandemic and prepare for future public health threats.
As domestic violence increased during the pandemic, digital technology was used in innovative ways to help victims.
New funding is expected to facilitate transforming Mongolia’s energy sector into a low-carbon one to achieve the government’s renewable energy targets.