Pathways to Resilience for Countries Experiencing Conflict and Fragility
Promoting inclusive, resilient, and sustainable development in fragile and conflict-affected states is needed to improve living standards, promote good governance and strengthen institutions.
A New Way to Address the Causes and Effects of Forced Displacement
The “nexus” approach calls for better planning to prevent humanitarian crises, and rapid responses when they occur.
Here are Three Ways to Help Small Countries Get the Energy They Need
Complex, carefully managed financing structures can provide the funding needed for island states and others seeking to develop energy projects.
Myanmar: Being Context-Sensitive Makes All the Difference
Sensitivity to the local context always pays off – even more in such a fragile environment.
Post-Election Myanmar: Asia’s Rainbow Nation
It’s time for the country to take advantage of the growing international goodwill spawned by the historic 2015 election to create jobs, attract investment, and spur economic growth.
Gender-Inclusive Constitution Key to Nepal’s Transition from Fragility to Development
To tackle gender biases and imbalances, Nepal is working on a new constitution which aims to give more political opportunities for women, and recognize the important role of women in the transition from fragile state to developing economy.
7 Symptoms of Fragility in Pacific Developing Countries
In the Pacific, many fragile countries have no conflict or violence at all. So how do you know whether a given state has dimensions of fragility or not?
Let’s Rethink How We Work in Fragile States
The OECD has finally acknowledged the diversity of risks and vulnerabilities that lead to fragility. ADB’s own proposed fragility index considers fragility as a complex and multidimensional issue.
Working in Conflict-Affected Areas – The Myanmar Experience
ADB is committed to finance the last stretch of a regional transport corridor that includes a road passing through Myanmar’s restive Kayin State. It would have been easier for ADB to simply avoid a conflict-affected area, but we did not shy away from the challenge.
Fast-Tracking Myanmar's Reform
Over just 3 years, Myanmar has introduced ambitious reforms which have put it on track to become a modern economy. But big challenges still lie ahead.