In Mongolia, government assistance programs are showing that direct cash assistance helps the poor without deterring people from seeking work.
Insurance companies, pension funds, and other institutional investors in Asia and the Pacific can pave the way to a resilient and sustainable future.
Safeguards – the procedures that ensure projects and programs avoid, minimize and mitigate adverse impacts on people and the environment – are a crucial part of development work
A new program will help provide food to thousands of poor households in the Philippines.
COVID-19 is uncharted territory but development professionals bring a wealth of experience from past crises to rebuild lives, livelihoods, and economies.
Pro-poor growth in the Philippines is driven by a growing budget for social assistance programs like conditional cash transfers.
Central Asia has for centuries been seen as a neglected Russian “backyard,” but international interest in the region has increased over the last two decades because of its vast stores of energy and natural resources. To achieve a brighter future the region must pursue greater economic integration.