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The development and strengthening of knowledge-based economies is both an imperative and an opportunity for developing Asia to sustain high rates of growth in the future and avoid the middle-income trap.

This index aims to give policymakers a unique tool to measure progress in fostering creativity and innovation in 22 Asian economies, with the United States and Finland included for comparative purposes.

Climate change is likely to cause huge economic, social, and environmental damage to South Asia, a region already hard-pressed to lift a third of its 1.5 billion population out of poverty.

ADB works with private companies, and other partners in the private sector, to infuse innovation, financing and new technologies into the work of development.

Two-thirds of the world’s hungry reside in Asia and the Pacific, and food insecurity persists bringing the specter of hunger and undernutrition to millions more of the region’s poor. In response, ADB is focusing on a comprehensive multi-sector engagement with the goal of curbing food insecurity.

Increasing attention is being given to the “livability” of the People’s Republic of China’s (PRC) cities as their environment becomes less polluted. An ADB study ranks 33 cities of the PRC according to their environmental livability through a pioneering series of indexes.

In Central Asia, six CAREC corridors link the region’s economic hubs to each other and connect the landlocked CAREC countries to other Eurasian and global markets. Corridor 3 connects the Russian Federation to South Asia and the Middle East, running through six of CAREC’s member countries.

To meet the development challenges of a rapidly-changing Asia-Pacific region, ADB is realigning its operations to emphasize inclusiveness, build resilience, and focus on solutions for middle-income countries.

为应对亚太地区快速变革所带来的新发展挑战,亚洲开发银行(亚行)正在重新调整自身业务,强调包容性、建立适应能力,并加强对中等收入国家的支持,以取得更大的切实成果。

In Central Asia, six CAREC corridors link the region’s economic hubs to each other and connect the landlocked CAREC countries to other Eurasian and global markets. Corridor 2 links East Asia to the Mediterranean and southern Europe - with trade expanding in recent years following the implementation of the People’s Republic of China’s “go west” policy.