Blogs on Sustainable Development Goals
Published on Wednesday, 19 October 2016
Developing countries are well placed to leapfrog directly to water-sensitive cities, rather than follow the organic evolution of urban water infrastructure in developed countries.
Published on Monday, 17 October 2016
Is Asia engaging in a “mission impossible” when it comes to addressing two of the most pressing issues of our time?
Published on Tuesday, 11 October 2016
Relative improvements on basic indicators of decent urban living conditions have been eaten up by the absolute population growth in Asian cities.
Published on Friday, 16 September 2016
The Safetipin app maps safe public areas for urban women so they can make safer decisions, and provides city stakeholders data to improve safety in public spaces and transport.
Published on Thursday, 15 September 2016
ADB is working on a new strategy leading up to 2030 to build on Strategy 2020. The process of preparing the document through consultations is as important as the strategy itself.
Published on Monday, 12 September 2016
Building sustainable transport is no mean feat. Without it, the world will look less hopeful in 2030.
Published on Wednesday, 24 August 2016
Social entrepreneurship is a viable and significant way to nudge the world closer to the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals.
Published on Monday, 22 August 2016
WIEGO has identified access to health services, support for caring roles, and income support for elderly workers, as the 3 priorities for extending social protection to informal workers.
Published on Tuesday, 09 August 2016
Encouraging more females to study and work in science, technology, engineering and mathematics will mitigate the gender bias in these fields.
Published on Thursday, 28 July 2016
We need to better explain and implement free trade agreements, support other fast-growing emerging markets, keep closing trade financing gaps, and embrace new technologies to bring in more players.