Collecting sex-disaggregated data on asset ownership is an important step in achieving gender equality and empowerment of women and girls in Asia and the Pacific.
Blog posts on "poverty reduction"
In Central Asia, it once took up to 58 hours and $318 for a cargo truck to cross a border. Countries in the region are working together to streamline the process for goods and services to move across borders.
Pro-poor public-private partnerships in infrastructure have clear advantages to support poverty alleviation.
With Strategy 2030, ADB has a crucial chance to make a difference in achieving a better quality of growth in the region.
Trade services are a viable alternative to keep low-skilled workers out of poverty in middle-income countries.
Ayumi Konishi, Director General for East Asia, discusses ADB’s new Country Partnership Strategy for Mongolia.
Asian governments should introduce policies that do not slow down economic growth, but do spread its benefits more equitably.
To meet the SDGs, multilateral development banks need to be flexible when interpreting their mandates.
It is widely assumed that reducing inequality goes hand-in-hand with poverty reduction – but this is not always the case.
Pro-poor growth in the Philippines is driven by a growing budget for social assistance programs like conditional cash transfers.