Blog posts tagged to "public policy"

  • Dam on the Dong Nai River in Viet Nam.

    Asian judges should unite to fight climate change

    Published on Monday, 24 October 2016

    At a time when halting climate change seems impossible, let us work with our judiciaries and become their partners to deal with this crisis head-on.

  • Participants chat between sessions at the forum in Seoul.

    How and why we network Asian think tanks

    Published on Thursday, 11 August 2016

    Networking enhances peer learning, strengthens collective capacities, bridges the gap between research and policy advice, and eventually contributes to the effectiveness of public policies in developing Asia.

  • Quarantine inspection in the PRC.

    7 lessons learned on making governance, PSM investments work

    Published on Monday, 25 July 2016

    Where public sector management interventions have succeeded, results have often been transformative and with system-wide benefits.

  • Sunset at a beach in Karnataka, India.

    Asian judiciary: Emerging leaders in climate change action

    Published on Thursday, 17 December 2015

    Asian judiciaries are setting the global benchmark on legal climate action through their work on cases with environmental implications.

  • Cabbage farmers in Nepal.

    Asia’s food security challenges, and how we plan to address them

    Published on Thursday, 22 October 2015

    Despite significant progress, Asia is still home to two-thirds of the world’s hungry people. ADB’s new Operational Plan for Food Security 2015-2020 focuses on 6 critical areas to address the region’s food security challenges in the SDGs era.

  • Impact evaluations crucial for effective public policy

    Published on Monday, 01 September 2014

    Asian countries are increasingly turning to investing in dedicated development programs rather than relying entirely on economic growth to deliver better social outcomes. Evaluations of their actual impact have not always accompanied such decision making, but where they have, it has made a key difference.

  • Closing the Gap – Policy options for tackling inequality

    Published on Wednesday, 26 February 2014

    Recently IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde noted: “In too many countries, the benefits of growth are being enjoyed by far too few people”. She was making the point that high levels of inequality are a global concern.