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.
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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.
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.
How can cleantech entrepreneurs learn to better sell their business ideas to investors? We asked the CEO of an Indian early-stage incubator company.
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.
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.
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.
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.