Families throughout Asia and the Pacific rely on money sent by relatives overseas. These remittances are threatened by the pandemic but policy actions can help.
In Timor-Leste, an opportunity to explore innovation and best practices in distributing food during a pandemic.
Promoting domestic travel and using “travel bubbles” will help throw a lifeline to the region's struggling tourism industry.
The local knowledge and adaptability of civil society organizations are proving valuable during the ongoing pandemic.
During the pandemic, people in cities have seen how valuable green space is for mental and physical health. We should protect and expand green space and make its benefits accessible to all.
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.