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Food Inflation and Nutrition Security in Developing Asia during COVID-19

The pandemic is making the goal of eradicating hunger in the region even more challenging. What factors are affecting access to healthy and nutritious food?

ADB Insight

In the latest episode of ADB Insight, we take a look at global value chains. What has been the impact of COVID-19, how should they adapt to digitization and automation, and what can be done to ensure the economic benefits can be even more inclusive.

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Data and Statistics   ADB's Data and Statistics

Data and statistical analysis in the Asia and Pacific region contributes to knowledge generation in ADB, helping strengthen its institutional priorities and operational effectiveness in its developing member countries.

Increasing Unemployment and Reduced Working Hours

Households have experienced unemployment and loss of work hours during the COVID-19 pandemic. There has been a rise of unemployment in 21 of the 23 ADB member economies with available data from 2019 to 2020. Of these, 16 economies saw their unemployment rates climb by at least 10%, while more than one-third saw an increase of 20% or more.

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The ADB Data Library is the central store for all of ADB's public data. Browse data, view visualizations and interact with APIs.

  Key Indicators Database (KIDB)

KIDB is ADB's central statistical database for macroeconomic and social indicators from across Asia and the Pacific.

  COVID-19 Policy Database

Information on the policy measures and the funding sources that ADB members have undertaken to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Sectors and Thematic Areas

ADB focuses on sectors that align with the commitment to eradicate poverty. The Bank’s work also spans across several development goals and cross-cutting initiatives.

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