Blog posts tagged to "employment"

  • In some Pacific countries, the government is implementing tourism policies that seek to protect the next generation. Photo: ADB

    Sustainable tourism for sustainable development

    Published on Saturday, 04 May 2019

    In Asia and throughout the world, tourism is a double-edged sword that brings huge benefits and serious impacts.

  • Technology will create new types of jobs, demanding different skills.

    The future of work in developing Asia

    Published on Wednesday, 23 August 2017

    If we prepare for the disruptions of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, it can deliver more and better jobs rather than fewer lower-quality ones.

  • A cook at the Yangguang Hotel in Taiyuan, PRC.

    Can services sustain the PRC's economic growth?

    Published on Wednesday, 15 June 2016

    Beijing must be far bolder if the services sector is to become a more powerful and sustainable engine of economic growth and job creation.

  • Puzzles Cafe employs persons with autism in the Philippines. Photo courtesy of Puzzles Cafe.

    Time to create jobs for persons with autism

    Published on Friday, 01 April 2016

    They say it takes a village to raise a child, but I say it takes a network of villages to raise a child with autism into a productive adult.

  • Poor residents in Manila, Philippines.

    Inclusive growth needs inclusive business

    Published on Tuesday, 01 March 2016

    To deliver inclusive growth, we need more companies with inclusive business models that provide solutions for the job and service delivery problems of the poor.

  • Students learn ICT skills with computers supplied by ADB in a school in Thai Nguyen, Viet Nam.

    Why recalibrating technical and vocational education training matters for inclusive growth

    Published on Thursday, 16 April 2015

    One key challenge that restricts the region’s further growth potential is how to not only overcome TVET exclusion, but also deepen the talent pool and facilitate its integration into the market.

  • Schoolgirls in Kathmandu. Photo by Karen Lane

    Spanners and skills needed for tomorrow’s jobs in Nepal

    Published on Monday, 02 March 2015

    In Nepal, we need to make sure not only that all kids get the chance to go to school, but that they also stay in school, and learn the skills they need to find future jobs.

  • Photo courtesy of ANSA-EAP

    Does education equal wealth?

    Published on Monday, 22 December 2014

    At an E-Camp: Social Accountability for Better Education Services held in the Philippines on 3-5 December, 2014, students from various countries in the Asia and Pacific region asked, “Is education still a way out of poverty?”