ADBI Expert Explains Asia’s Green Finance Development, Decarbonation Keys
ADBI’s Dina Azhgaliyeva discussed the outlook for Asia’s green finance development and low-carbon transition during a Bank Indonesia Institute green economy webinar on 22 November. She described the region’s growing green bond market and related projects, noting the importance of creating a credible bond standard to boost green bond investment and issuance. She also highlighted the need for greater private investment in renewable energy and regulatory solutions to facilitate it.
Researchers Discuss Asia’s Inclusive Rural Economic Transformation Pathways
Strategies for advancing post-COVID-19 economic transformation and inclusive and sustainable recovery in Asia’s rural areas were discussed during an ADBI conference on 17-19 November. Researchers assessed the pandemic’s impacts on rural productivity, rural-urban migration, social safety nets, tourism and digitalization, rural women’s empowerment, and green development. They stressed the need to rebalance the region’s policy priorities in response to post-COVID-19 conditions, climate change, and accelerating socioeconomic change to enhance economic opportunities and the well-being of developing Asia’s rural households.
REGISTRATION: 2021 ADBI Annual Conference on Developing Asia’s Climate Action Next Steps
Registration is open for the virtual 2021 Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) Annual Conference on 1-3 December that will examine developing Asia and the Pacific’s next steps for meeting more ambitious climate commitments after COP26. The conference will feature insights from leading policy researchers on how developing countries and institutions in the region can advance climate change mitigation and finance projects vital to realizing carbon neutrality and sustainable post-COVID-19 recovery. It will also assess climate imperatives across key economic sectors, the outlook for carbon pricing, and opportunities for greater regional cooperation to facilitate more impactful, economically viable climate measures. Register and view the conference agenda
Finance Minister Details G20 Indonesia 2022 Agenda for Boosting Shared Recovery
Indonesia Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati described Indonesia’s 2022 Group of 20 (G20) presidency priorities for reducing the risk of uneven post-COVID-19 economic recovery and promoting greater sustainable and inclusive growth during an ADBI Featured Speaker Webinar. Hosted by ADBI Dean Tetsushi Sonobe, she noted that Indonesia will be the first of a succession of emerging economies to host the G20 and will work with G20 member countries, and institutions such as ADBI, to provide a platform and voice that benefits all under the theme “Recover Together, Recover Stronger.” View the webinar recording in English and Indonesian, and the news release.
- Balancing the Spillover Effects of High-Speed Rail Infrastructure Investment in Asia
- After COP26, developing Asia’s challenge is meeting ambitious climate commitments
- Infrastructure investment key to unlocking emerging Asia-Europe trade corridor
- COVID-19’s impact in Asia shapes blueprint for sustainable economic recovery
- Infrastructure investment to spur firm performance in Central Asia
- COP26-aligned fiscal policy instruments for boosting Asian green growth, sustainable recovery
- Should emerging Asia worry about a “taper tantrum” post-COVID-19?
- Supporting the creative economy for sustainable development in Southeast Asia
- Foreign holdings of local currency bonds: A double-edged sword for emerging Asia
- ADBI-University of Cambridge Online Course on Fintech & Regulatory Innovation
- 2021 ADBI Annual Conference: Climate Change Mitigation and Green Finance
- Tokyo Fiscal Forum Seminar: Towards Post-COVID-19 Fiscal Policy and Digitalization in Asia
- Virtual Conference on Environmental Challenges and Agricultural Sustainability in Asia: Interlinkages and Future Implications
- Virtual Conference on Asian Economic Integration in the Post-Pandemic World
Unlocking Transport Connectivity in the Trans-Caspian Corridor
Spanning from the People’s Republic of China through Central Asian countries along the Caspian Sea to Europe, the Trans-Caspian Corridor is an increasingly important channel for transportation and cross-border trade.
COVID-19 Impacts and Policy Options: An Asian Perspective
COVID-19 economic recovery can be advanced by greater efforts to boost longer-term resilience and sustainability in Asia and the Pacific.
Demographic Transition and Its Impacts in Asia and Europe
Demography is a principal driving force for economic growth and social development.
- Preview of 2021 ADBI Annual Conference: Climate Change Mitigation and Green Finance
- Unlocking Transport Connectivity in the Trans-Caspian Corridor
- COVID-19 Impacts and Policy Options: An Asian Perspective
- ADBI Builds G20 Capacity for Delivering Post-COVID-19 Sustainability Breakthroughs
- Demographic Transition and Its Impacts in Asia and Europe
- Sanitation and Development Part 1: Impacts of Sanitation on Development Outcomes
- Sanitation and Development Part 2: Challenges in Sanitation Finance and Delivery
- Rethinking the future of Asian cities after COVID-19
- Unlocking new trade routes between Asia and Europe could deliver an inclusive recovery breakthrough
- How are COVID-19’s economic impacts in Asia shaping the region’s post-pandemic policy prescriptions?
- What Central Asia can tell us about bridging infrastructure and firm competitiveness gaps
- Harmonizing intellectual property regimes could boost innovation in Asia, but how feasible is it?
- How to boost the circular economy and potential for a green recovery in Asia