Bindu N. Lohani

Biography

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Bindu N. Lohani is Vice-President for Knowledge Management and Sustainable Development.

Mr. Lohani is responsible for ADB’s Economics and Research Department (Office of the Chief Economist), Office of Regional Economic Integration, Regional and Sustainable Development Department (RSDD), and the Office of Information Systems and Technology.

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News Releases

A new Creative Productivity Index developed by ADB and Economist Intelligence Unit ranks Japan and the Republic of Korea as countries most efficient in the Asia and Pacific region at turning creative inputs into tangible innovation. Myanmar, Pakistan, and Cambodia, by contrast, are ranked as the least efficient innovators.

Asian countries have a unique opportunity to transform themselves and leapfrog older technologies to lead the global knowledge-based economy of the future, says a new report from ADB.

India, with its youthful population and thriving information and communication technology industry, can become a leading knowledge-driven economy as long as regulatory, education, and infrastructure barriers are overcome, says a new report from ADB. 

Speeches

Special Address by ADB Vice President Bindu Lohani at the Book Launch of "Assessing the Costs of Climate Change and Adaptation in South Asia" on 19 August 2014 in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Opening statement by ADB Vice President Bindu Lohani at the Sixth GMS Economic Corridors Forum (ECF-6), Ha Noi, Viet Nam, on 8 August 2014

Opening remarks by ADB Vice-President for Knowledge Management and Sustainable Development Bindu N. Lohani at the 9th Asia Clean Energy Forum on 18 June 2014 in Manila, Philippines