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

ADB will boost investment in end-user energy efficiency to help Asia and the Pacific tackle surging power demand and growing environmental threats from greenhouse gas emissions.

ADB and Microsoft Corp. will showcase the Apps For Asia – Redesigning Development Program at the ADB’s 46th Annual Meeting. The program includes concepts for mobile applications that track water usage, consolidate the most sought-after emergency services, monitor medication use among tuberculosis patients, and help public transit users plan travel.

More than 75% of the countries in Asia and the Pacific are experiencing a serious lack of water security, with many of them facing an imminent water crisis unless immediate steps are taken to improve management of water resources, says a new study prepared jointly by ADB and the Asia-Pacific Water Forum.

Speeches

Speech by ADB Vice-President for Knowledge Management Bindu N. Lohani on 13 March 2013 at the opening of Asia Water Week 2013.

Opening Remarks by ADB Vice President for Knowledge Management and Sustainable Development Bindu N. Lohani on 3 December 2012 at the Qatar National Convention Centre, Doha, Qatar

Speech by ADB Vice-President Bindu N. Lohani on 22 June 2012 at the at the Riocentro Convention Center, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Op-Eds and Opinion

THE jury may still be out on the link between climate change and natural disasters. But one thing is clear: weather-related disasters are increasing in both frequency and intensity.