To avoid heavy-handed state intervention in small businesses, we need to think of new ways to make it easier for SMEs to obtain credit from commercial banks in ASEAN economies.
The burden of energy poverty falls heaviest on women in Asia and the Pacific, where governments need to strengthen 4 policy areas to boost energy access among women.
Today’s gig economy has profound implications for the workers’ social protection schemes of tomorrow.
Four crucial factors can help turn these economies from landlocked into land-linked.
Asia is central to the global transition to cleaner energy. Change must happen on an unprecedented scale. We need solutions, and we need them fast.
ADB's engagement with CSOs and NGOs has changed over time, and Strategy 2020 highlights partnerships with both as central to ADB's project development processes — but there are still misconceptions about working with CSOs, which create challenges not only for ADB but for other development institutions as well.
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.
2016 was a successful year for clean energy. How will 2017 shape up?
CSR brings so many benefits to the bottom line of a business and organization that is no longer an issue for debate in Asia, where the tipping point has been reached.
The risk of contracting antimicrobial-resistant bacteria or emerging infectious diseases is higher in Asia than anywhere else in the world.