Roll-on roll-off terminal systems can increase inter-island trade and economic growth in archipelagic nations.
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.
A new program will help provide food to thousands of poor households in the Philippines.
მილიონობით ოჯახი, რომელიც კოვიდ-19-ის გავრცელებამდეც ღარიბი და დაუცველი იყო, ახლა დილემის წინაშე დგას — როგორ იკვებონ, იმკურნალონ და უბრალოდ გადარჩნენ. ჩვენ ვალდებულნი ვართ დაუყოვნებლივ ვიმოქმედოთ და დავიცვათ ისინი, ვისაც ახლა ეს ყველაზე მეტად სჭირდება.
Millions of families who were already poor and vulnerable before the COVID-19 outbreak face impossible decisions about food, healthcare, and survival. We have a responsibility to act immediately and protect those most in need.
Solar power is helping Asia get electricity to people, particularly in rural and remote areas, but it has fallen behind in its use as a clean energy cooking source.
Asian cities act as engines of economic growth, providing jobs, expertise, and the sharing of resources. But in some cases, these powerful engines are sputtering due to insufficient infrastructure, inadequate planning, and poor governance.