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Charlotte Benson, a Disaster Risk Management Specialist with ADB, discusses how countries like Philippines can best prepare for severe disasters like Super Typhoon Haiyan that devastated the country last Friday.
ADB's Chief Economist Changyong Rhee discusses the latest macroeconomic outlook for developing Asia and looks at the kind of structural change needed in the region to promote further growth.
News Release: Developing Asia Slowing Amid Global Financial Jitters
News Release: Asia Must Step Up Governance Reforms to Sustain Growth and Development
Report: Asian Development Outlook 2013 Update: Governance and Public Service Delivery
Thiam Hee Ng, Senior Economist with ADB's Office of Regional Economic Integration, warns the global financial market turmoil that has led to volatile capital outflows will make infrastructure financing costlier and more difficult. He says the region should encourage more stable sources of funding such as pension funds to promote much needed financing.
Herders in the Mongolian steppes are learning climate-change resilient agricultural techniques and developing alternative livelihood options in order to reduce their reliance on herding, which is susceptive to the changing weather.