Three Ways to Kickstart the Use of Biomethane in Asia
To pursue an equitable energy transition, we need to find new ways to produce energy. Biomethane is a low-cost, reliable, and community-oriented way to start.
Diaspora Financing can Help Fund Asia’s Infrastructure Needs
Asia’s vast global diaspora – which includes many skilled, highly educated and prosperous people – is a strong potential source of financing for the region’s infrastructure and other development needs.
Turbulent Remittance Flows During the Pandemic Highlight the Need for Reforms
Despite the global economic turmoil, remittances remained remarkable resilient during the pandemic. Reforms are needed to keep this financial lifeline strong in the years ahead.
For Pandemic Relief in South Asia, Look to the Diasporas
Millions of South Asians live outside their home countries. They could be key to region’s pandemic recovery.
The Post-Pandemic Era Can Be a New Era for Asia's Roads, Too.
Roads in Asia and the Pacific have brought us essential supplies and services, frontline workers, food and now vaccines. It is time to revive these vital arteries to prepare for economic recovery.
Getting Higher Education Governance Right in South Asia
Effective higher education systems are critical for countries to advance. In South Asia, reforming governance structures and practices is a crucial step
Despite the Pandemic, Remittances Have Kept Flowing Home to Asia’s Families
Strong remittance inflows should be used as an opportunity to strengthen the systems that help overseas workers and their families back at home.
Why Aren’t Students in Asia Getting the Education They Need?
Local decision makers, civil society, teachers, and parents need to be engaged with and driving reforms if teaching is going to shift sufficiently to tackle Asia’s learning crisis.
Coping with the Pandemic in South Asia by Making it Easier to Trade
The pandemic has underscored the importance of trade facilitation within South Asia and with the region’s neighbors.
COVID-19 Increases the Urgency to Upgrade Skills and Prepare for a New World of Work
In Sri Lanka, an effort to match education with the skills needed in the workplace provides valuable lessons for the future of work.