A school on the island of Samar, in the central Philippines region, badly damaged by the 2013 Typhoon Haiyan is relocated away from flood areas to a higher, safer location, giving peace of mind to students, teachers and parents alike.
A proliferation of free trade agreements between individual countries, known as the “noodle bowl effect”, has negative effects on trade. Yet, basic game theory shows that they could instead be beneficial.
Financed by the multi-donor Climate Investment Funds, ADB is working to make sure everyone has access to the knowledge they need to understand, plan, and manage adaptation to climate change in Nepal, one of the region's most vulnerable countries.
Hyun Oh-Seok of the Korea National Diplomatic Academy and Former Deputy Prime Minister discusses the importance of Korea's unique Knowledge Sharing Program (KSP) for economic and social progress in developing Asia.