A well-trained workforce is more likely to spur innovation at companies. Firms that provide even minimal training to employees are nearly 8 percentage points more likely to introduce a new product and implement a new process.
Just as strong roots are the foundation of strong trees, strong institutions underpin strong and sustainable economies.
New Zealand and ADB are collaborating with Pacific nations to help them achieve their development goals.
Local perspectives on disaster risk are essential for resilience measures to be sustainable and effective.
ADB is preparing a new long-term strategy to improve governance and public sector management in its developing member countries until 2030.
A recent review found strengths and weaknesses in ADB’s approach to capacity development, and offered recommendations moving forward.
Operations knowledge—if captured, shared, and reused—can greatly improve the design and implementation of future MDB projects.
Recruiting and retaining national specialists is extremely difficult in Papua New Guinea, so ADB is trying a new approach to build human capital for its projects in the country.
Technical skills are becoming increasingly in demand as Nepal transitions from an agrarian to a mixed economy.
What can ADB learn from IFC’s experience promoting inclusive business, and what are the main challenges and opportunities in the region?