COVID-19 has hit the entire globe at once, slowing investment in resilient infrastructure that will improve lives over the long term. Effective governance is critical to ensure infrastructure projects are well planned, funded, and implemented.
Researchers are finding new uses for artificial intelligence and machine learning during the pandemic, but they are not a silver bullet.
Collecting taxes more efficiently allows countries to improve their balance sheets after the pandemic while promoting business investment and sustainable economic growth.
Creating a bankable project is not enough to automatically mobilize financing.
Without progress on climate and biodiversity, there will be no progress on food security. To address these interlinked challenges, we need an unprecedented level of multilateral, private, and public sector cooperation.
ADB has supported simple, yet transformative e-government solutions in the Maldives and Nepal.
Let’s make housing finance accessible to middle- and low-income households that are part of the informal economy.
Countries in Asia and the Pacific face challenges and opportunities in the transition to a low-carbon future. Clear plans and coordinated efforts can make the difference.
ADB research on how to strengthen India’s fiscal rules yields multiple recommendations for other countries in developing Asia.
Sri Lanka is an excellent example of how it makes good economic sense for the public sector to drive private sector development in Asia and the Pacific.