Carefully evaluating development projects, and learning from success and challenges of past efforts, is more important than ever as governments fight COVID-19.
In Asia and the Pacific government and private companies are using digital platforms to address the pandemic. They should also use them to speed their economies into recovery.
Promoting domestic travel and using “travel bubbles” will help throw a lifeline to the region's struggling tourism industry.
To mitigate the damage, governments should focus on containing the pandemic, helping families and supporting businesses
Our research indicates that the global economy could lose more than $100 billion in remittances. Governments need to act fast to protect the most vulnerable in society from this loss of vital income.
Наше исследование показывает, что мировая экономика может потерять более $100 млрд в денежных переводах. Правительства должны действовать быстро, чтобы защитить наиболее уязвимые слои общества от потери жизненно важных доходов.
Researchers are finding new uses for artificial intelligence and machine learning during the pandemic, but they are not a silver bullet.
Governments and the private sector are working together in Asia and the Pacific to chart a path toward re-opening businesses during the midst of the pandemic.
Remote due diligence can help development professionals assess potential adverse impacts of projects despite travel restrictions.