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.
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.
In Pacific culture the vaka, or outrigger canoe, represent Pacific islanders’ connection to their ancestry, their way of life, and the environment. Embodying respect, balance, harmony, and teamwork, the vaka is a symbol of community members working successfully together.
Analysts have long argued that the services will help take Asian emerging economies further up the value chain in global markets, but first we need an altogether different lens to look at the sector.
States are increasingly recognizing that constructive engagement and collaboration with civil society organizations (CSOs) is an important ingredient to achieving better governance.
We’ve wrapped up our 47th Annual Meeting in Astana today with plenty of food for thought on what lies ahead for our vast, diverse region.
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.
What can ADB learn from IFC’s experience promoting inclusive business, and what are the main challenges and opportunities in the region?