Boosting investments in natural capital requires an accurate accounting of its economic value to guide policy-making.
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.
Safeguards to avert damage that development projects can do to the environment and communities are essential in development finance.
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.
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.
Spanish agricultural cooperatives have become successful for-profit ventures. How can Asia’s farmers follow their path?
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.
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.
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.
A majority of respondents think drip and sprinkler systems are the best solution.