Bond yields in most emerging East Asian markets fell between 1 March and 15 May amid a weak global economy. The exceptions were the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and the Philippines, where yields generally picked up.
Asia needs to change the way it produces, distributes, and consumes food if it is to feed its growing populations at a time of climate change.
By converting waste into clean energy, livestock farms in Jiangxi Province, People's Republic of China, help manage an environmental threat, contribute to the national energy grid, and boost their income.
With support from ADB's Poverty and Environment Fund, a multi-purpose cooperative in the Philippines demonstrated how communities working together can improve livelihood opportunities while also looking after the environment.