Blogs on poverty reduction
Published on Thursday, 21 March 2019
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.
Published on Friday, 01 March 2019
Pro-poor public-private partnerships in infrastructure have clear advantages to support poverty alleviation.
Published on Wednesday, 19 September 2018
With Strategy 2030, ADB has a crucial chance to make a difference in achieving a better quality of growth in the region.
Published on Friday, 13 July 2018
Trade services are a viable alternative to keep low-skilled workers out of poverty in middle-income countries.
Published on Tuesday, 20 June 2017
Ayumi Konishi, Director General for East Asia, discusses ADB’s new Country Partnership Strategy for Mongolia.
Published on Friday, 16 June 2017
Asian governments should introduce policies that do not slow down economic growth, but do spread its benefits more equitably.
Published on Thursday, 25 May 2017
To meet the SDGs, multilateral development banks need to be flexible when interpreting their mandates.
Published on Thursday, 05 January 2017
It is widely assumed that reducing inequality goes hand-in-hand with poverty reduction – but this is not always the case.
Published on Tuesday, 20 December 2016
Pro-poor growth in the Philippines is driven by a growing budget for social assistance programs like conditional cash transfers.
Published on Thursday, 18 August 2016
Financing has been a constant challenge to the expansion of antipoverty transfers in developing countries.