Blog posts on "agriculture"
There is one sector that contributes up to a third of gross domestic product, and is an important source of foreign currency, in many of Asia’s developing countries. It could be deployed to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.
Area frame sampling – which compiles objective agriculture data using geographic areas and advanced technology – is increasingly being used in Asia to help farmers prepare for climate change and extreme weather.
In the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, the reputation of technical and vocation jobs is improving due to enhanced skills and increased incomes.
Remote sensing technology can be a cost-effective tool to help international development practitioners monitor project outcomes
Cross-border development is crucial for SMEs to realize their potential as drivers of growth and job creation in Central Asia.
The government can speed up the process of structural economic transformation in Tajikistan by addressing several constraints and establishing a business-friendly environment.
Responsible urban and regional planning and policy-making should do more to defend traditional cultures and ancestral domains in secondary cities.
A majority of respondents think drip and sprinkler systems are the best solution.
Growing more food with less water is the only solution to feed hungry urban populations and quench thirst for energy in developing Asia. Innovative approaches to managing energy and water can provide solutions.