Most developing countries are ill equipped to handle an influx of international climate finance. Fiji and Lao PDR, though, are making progress.
ADB research on how to strengthen India’s fiscal rules yields multiple recommendations for other countries in developing Asia.
If the tourism industry becomes truly sustainable, Georgian youth will have a reason to stay in their regions, or even return to them from Tbilisi.
The region cannot afford further delays on legal reforms to lure much-needed foreign investment.
The effect of India’s new Goods and Service Tax has so far been limited on households’ cost of living.
CSOs’ presence on the ground has developed their ability to work with community chiefs under the customary system.
Failure to address challenges in fragile and conflict-affected situations puts the notion of an “Asian Century” at risk.
Only properly maintained infrastructure assets yield the desired economic and social returns.
CSO participation can help make development projects as environmentally sustainable as they should be.
The crucial factor in effective governance is where the decision-making authority lies, and how it is exercised.