July 2015

  • The average age of a Filipino farmer is now 57.

    Who's growing tomorrow's food?

    By Yasmin Siddiqi on Friday, 03 July 2015

    With a rapidly growing population in Asia and rising demand for drinking water, power, and food the competition for water resources is huge. The future challenge is how to grow more food with less water.

  • Reviving local economic activities and resuming basic public services, along with an accelerated implementation of reconstruction projects, will be critical to make up for the setback on poverty reduction caused by the earthquake.

    Final take on economic and poverty impact of Nepal earthquake

    By Chandan Sapkota on Wednesday, 01 July 2015

    Two months after the catastrophic 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal on 25 April, the government and development partners including ADB are now publishing the definitive report on the tremor’s impact.