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Published on Wednesday, 12 October 2016
For over a third of the respondents, expanding financial literacy is crucial in Asia, where many poor people don’t use basic financial services because they don’t understand them properly.
Published on Tuesday, 03 November 2015
In our October blog poll, we asked readers what they believed was the biggest climate change threat to people in Asia and the Pacific, the world’s most vulnerable region to the effects of climate change.
Published on Monday, 10 August 2015
There is no better time than when on vacation to catch up on ADB’s ever-expanding reading list, and here are 5 recent publications on development economics you may consider adding.
Published on Monday, 29 June 2015
As the People’s Republic of China is fast becoming a haven for all sorts of tech entrepreneurs, many of these need help from incubators such as Legend Star.
Published on Wednesday, 17 June 2015
How can cleantech entrepreneurs learn to better sell their business ideas to investors? We asked the CEO of an Indian early-stage incubator company.
Published on Wednesday, 03 June 2015
Asia and the Pacific is the world’s most vulnerable region to climate change. As the region works to prepare national and local resilience plans, scientific data are crucial.
Published on Friday, 29 May 2015
The OECD’s new approach to fragile states assesses fragility as a universal issue that can affect all countries in different dimensions – not only those traditionally considered “fragile” or conflict-affected.
Published on Tuesday, 05 May 2015
The countries of Central Asia and the South Caucasus have seen a surge in growth and investor interest in recent years, but the region also faces formidable obstacles. A seminar looked at how closer cross-border ties can help overcome existing challenges, and take advantage of new opportunities.
Published on Monday, 04 May 2015
ADB and the Islamic Financial Services Board launched today a new publication about how Islamic finance can contribute to sustainable growth in Asia. Here are a few highlights.
Published on Sunday, 03 May 2015
By 2050, up to 65% of Asia’s population is expected to live in cities. With urbanization growing at such at a breakneck speed, many believe that how cities cope with it may well determine the region’s long-term productivity and overall stability.