Blog posts tagged to "India"
Published on Wednesday, 23 September 2015
The first bond issue under a project bond guarantee facility set up in 2012 by ADB and IIFCL is a landmark achievement for Indian infrastructure development, as credit enhancement can help draw in money from insurance companies and pension funds.
Published on Monday, 14 September 2015
Every sari tells a story. Sometimes personal and sentimental, often historical, and usually cultural. Increasingly though, saris are a story about globalization, for both good and bad.
Published on Saturday, 25 July 2015
The Chinese economy is slowing down, and this is likely going to have a noticeable effect on the world economy and especially globally integrated economies in developing Asia. An analysis by ADB Chief Economist Shang-Jin Wei.
Published on Wednesday, 17 June 2015
How can cleantech entrepreneurs learn to better sell their business ideas to investors? We asked the CEO of an Indian early-stage incubator company.
Published on Friday, 05 June 2015
While developing Asia has made great strides toward raising prosperity and reducing poverty during the last three decades, it has not done as well on good governance, which affects public service delivery.
Published on Friday, 29 May 2015
As the sun blazes down on the Thar Desert, pushing solar radiation levels beyond 400 W/m2, a new renewable energy plant is now harnessing the immense power of sunlight to power Rajasthan, India’s largest state.
Published on Saturday, 02 May 2015
As developing Asia looks to continue boasting robust economic growth in the future, experts at a joint ADB-IMF seminar during ADB’s Annual Meeting in Baku discussed how the region’s financial sector needs to transform itself to deliver stable, inclusive, long-term results.
Published on Friday, 10 April 2015
Indian filmmaker Rahul Roy recently visited ADB to screen his 2013 film “Till We Meet Again” and discuss how development programs can incorporate masculinities to truly achieve impact on gender equality.
Published on Wednesday, 18 March 2015
Universal health coverage not only protects the majority of the population from experiencing catastrophic financial loss as a result of high out-of-pocket costs, but also promotes better quality of services and greater health equity.
Published on Tuesday, 10 February 2015
The Asia Pacific region has scored many successes in its march to reverse the HIV and AIDS epidemic in a number of countries, starting with Thailand, Cambodia, and India. But the region still faces serious challenges with other countries like Pakistan, Philippines, and Indonesia reporting rising epidemic levels. Initial successes in scaling up treatment and prevention programs have left some political leaders and policymakers complacent.