Enabling poor households to become more resilient is key to achieving healthy, vibrant and diverse cities of the future.
Asia will drive the growth of the global insurance market in the years to come. Technological innovation along with solid financing and the right policies will be needed to make sure as many people as possible in the region get the insurance protection they need.
Innovative strategies are needed to provide social protections and insurance cover to daily wage earners, contract workers and others in the informal economy.
With the right policies, enough jobs can be created to employ returning workers and creating the opportunity for a new era in agricultural entrepreneurship in the region.
The local knowledge and adaptability of civil society organizations are proving valuable during the ongoing pandemic.
The demand for affordable elderly care services exceeds supply in many parts of Asia. It needs to be addressed in a humane and sustainable way.
Many workers will be displaced and many businesses will close as a result of the slowdown caused by COVID-19. Providing support to those affected gives them a fighting chance.