Governance and Public Management
In the Spotlight
Fuel-marking programs can help governments across Asia protect tax money that is destined to help the poor, according to ADB's report, Fuel-Marking Programs: Helping Governments Raise Revenue, Combat Smuggling, and Improve the Environment
ADB will improve and speed delivery of its assistance to developing member countries under a package of operational reforms approved by the Board of Directors.
Trust Funds and Fiscal Risks in the North Pacific: Analysis of Trust Fund Rules and Sustainability in the Marshall Islands and the Federated States of Micronesia
Analysis shows future revenues from trust funds will likely be volatile and unsustainable, but simple rule changes may reduce fund volatility and improve the sustainability of fund balances.
The signing of Rajasthan Urban Sector Development program marks the first occasion for ADB to couple a policy loan to support urban sector reforms with a project loan to improve urban services over the long term.
Good governance is critical for development. The lack of it hinders the delivery of public services, promotes corruption, and inhibits economic development.
ADB promotes good governance processes and practices for inclusive, participatory, and sustainable development in Asia and the Pacific.