8 Ways to Promote Natural Capital Investments in the GMS
Boosting investments in natural capital requires an accurate accounting of its economic value to guide policy-making.
ADB, World Resources Institute Link Up to Share Knowledge
ADB and the World Resources Institute have signed a knowledge partnership agreement to foster knowledge sharing and bring enhanced technical and advisory support to new projects at ADB.
ADB’s Safeguards Policy Could be a Benchmark
Safeguards to avert damage that development projects can do to the environment and communities are essential in development finance.
Amid COVID-19, the Time to Act is Now to Protect Food Security
With the impacts of the pandemic on food and nutrition being felt around the region, planning is needed to avoid higher food prices, decreased nutrition and reduced food security.
Asia Needs Another ‘Green Revolution’ to Ensure Food Security
Yesterday’s thinking will not solve tomorrow’s challenges; we need to do something radically different to ensure safe and quality food for everyone in the region.
Asian Agribusiness Has Much to Learn from Spain’s Cooperative Model
Spanish agricultural cooperatives have become successful for-profit ventures. How can Asia’s farmers follow their path?
Asia’s Eating Habits are Changing and the Environmental Impact Could be Huge
These charts illustrate the environmental impact of agriculture in Asia and the need to move toward sustainable and healthy diets that are also environmentally friendly and affordable.
Asia’s Food Security Challenges, and How We Plan to Address Them
Despite significant progress, Asia is still home to two-thirds of the world’s hungry people. ADB’s new Operational Plan for Food Security 2015-2020 focuses on 6 critical areas to address the region’s food security challenges in the SDGs era.
Beating Malaria, Again
Malaria can be beaten. Proof of this can be found in the fact that across the Asia Pacific region, millions of people who would have died from the disease are living healthy, productive lives. Still, malaria remains a serious threat to lives and livelihoods. Endemic in 22 countries across Asia, it is contracted by an estimated 32 million people annually and kills 47,000 of them.
Blog Poll: Food Security Priorities for Asia and the Pacific
The results of our September blog survey show that the majority of respondents believe the best way to address food insecurity in the region is boosting the efficiency of the food production system to grow more with less.