Asian countries need to prepare for the potential demographic tax that accompanies gradual population aging.
To meet the SDGs, multilateral development banks need to be flexible when interpreting their mandates.
Disaster-prone countries should get ahead of the curve and set aside funds for disasters – before they happen.
Pro-poor growth in the Philippines is driven by a growing budget for social assistance programs like conditional cash transfers.
ADB is helping persons with disabilities make an effective contribution to Mongolian society, and live with dignity.
If the test is successful, an ADB project will help set up a post-accident response initiative that can be scaled up in Madhya Pradesh and beyond.
In Asia’s demographic transition, let’s not forget about the elderly. The human dimension is the key to a greyer but richer and happier region.
Small farmers, even women and those belonging to the Dalit caste and ethnic minorities, are beginning to participate in the management of water users’ associations in parts of Nepal.
We need social protection programs that address the social consequences of natural disasters.
WIEGO has identified access to health services, support for caring roles, and income support for elderly workers, as the 3 priorities for extending social protection to informal workers.