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This semiannual progress report covers the period January to June 2014 and presents the performance of the Water Financing Partnership Facility for the year against the annual work program and the cumulative performance as of 30 June 2014.

This joint study of the Asian Development Bank and the International Labour Organization examines the impact of the ASEAN Economic Community on labor.

The Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2014 presents the latest key statistics on development issues concerning the economies of Asia and the Pacific to a wide audience, including policy makers, development practitioners, government officials, researchers, students, and the general public.

This case study on the Philippines is based on the National Urban Assessments framework for developing strategic policy options and targeted investments in the urban sector. This publication shows how the framework acts as a tool for conducting rapid urban assessments at both national and urban region levels for developing member countries.

This paper examines the status, future prospects, environmental implications, investment and infrastructure requirements, and risks of alternative energy sources such as solar resource, wind power, and unconventional gas.

This publication discusses about fragility index as an indicator to gauge the level, degree, and trend of fragility at a country level. It is needed as a basis for allocating limited resources and as a guide for a differentiated approach toward engagement in countries with fragile and conflict-affected situations.

The Framework of Inclusive Growth Indicators 2014 is the fourth edition of the special supplement of the Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific. The framework is composed of 35 indicators used as measures of income and nonincome outcomes of inclusive growth; the processes and inputs that are important to improve access to opportunities, social inclusion, social safety nets; and good governance and institutions.

This report synthesizes the results of country and sector studies on the economic costs and benefits of unilateral and regional actions on climate change in Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, the Maldives, Nepal, and Sri Lanka.

This fifth annual report on the development effectiveness of ADB’s private sector operations reviews how the Private Sector Operations Department has contributed to promoting ADB’s development effectiveness agenda.

This comparative report is a collaborative effort of the Asian Development Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank to anticipate and respond to the challenges faced by their members in managing the process of urbanization towards sustainability. The report draws from the experiences and lessons from Asia and Latin America through the framework of urban metabolism.