Cooperation with civil society remains a strategic priority for ADB because CSOs share our vision of an Asia and the Pacific free of poverty.
This year’s ADB Annual Meeting was the first to be carbon-neutral – with help from a wind farm in western India.
Some major lessons stand out about the past, and provide pointers for the future.
The progress of digitization in trade is being driven by the objective of cost reduction – not inclusion.
Creating a bankable project is not enough to automatically mobilize financing.
Quality infrastructure may cost more in the beginning, but is worth the extra investment.
Asia has the potential to realize the Asian Century, but only adopting bold and visionary policies can help make this a reality.
Vice-President Stephen Groff explains why we should monitor SDG implementation with truly relevant data.
Informal settlers, water, and public transport are the three main challenges for Asia’s cities.
Transit-oriented development combines spatial planning with urban transport.