The new ADBI book Ways to Achieve Green Asia practically assesses the region’s changing environment and economic implications of climate change. It examines associated policy challenges and opportunities, ranging from environmental regulation to carbon market growth. The book also explores the relationship between globalization and the environment, including experiences and lessons learned in India and the People’s Republic of China relevant to advancing trade and green growth across Asian economies.
Produced by ADBI and ADB’s Gambhir Bhatta, “Those That Fix the Lights”: The Practice of Public Sector Management in Developing Asia evaluates governance trends and solutions vital to satisfying increasing demand for public goods and services. The book takes stock of the region’s governance and public sector reform challenges and describes keys to advancing priorities such as domestic resource mobilization, state-owned enterprise reform, and local governance and services provision.
Produced by ADBI and the National University of Singapore’s Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Water Insecurity and Sanitation in Asia addresses water and sanitation provision challenges related to rapid urbanization in the region. The book explores viable infrastructure financing solutions based on Asia’s recent water and sanitation sector developments and their spillover effects. It seeks to help meet increasing demand while mitigating government resource constraints, private investment risk-return concerns, and mixed public-private partnership results, particularly for sustainable sanitation.
City-level solid waste management strategies and best practices were spotlighted during an ADBI-City of Yokohama workshop in Tokyo and site visits in Yokohama on 9-11 December. The proceedings examined solid waste reduction and handling innovations in Yokohama, as well as experiences and lessons learned shared by participating officials from Batam, Indonesia; Da Nang City, Viet Nam; Mandaue City, the Philippines; and Suva, Fiji. The focus was on building capacity to improve waste segregation, recycling, incineration and disposal, and public outreach in cities in developing Asia and the Pacific.
- Macroeconomic stabilization in the digital age: What should policy makers be aware of?
- Closing the gender gap in peer-to-peer lending
- E-learning to enhance capacities in Asia and the Pacific
- Political risks in energy-transporting countries and energy security in the Caspian Basin
- ADBI-ICHARM Policy Dialogue on Water-Related Disaster Resilience Under Climate Change
- Conference on Investments in Startups and Small Business Financing
- 10th ADBI-OECD-ILO Roundtable on Labor Migration in Asia: Future of Labor Migration in Asia Challenges & Opportunities in the Next Decade
- Workshop on Trade, Global Value Chains, and Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises
Ways to Achieve Green Asia
Escalating environmental degradation and the risk of climate change are attracting growing attention from both policy makers and the public.
“Those That Fix the Lights”: The Practice of Public Sector Management in Developing Asia
While countries in Developing Asia have had difficulties in instituting governance and public sector reforms, the scope for doing so has never been better.
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- Central Bank Digital Currency and Fintech in Asia
- Bridging the digital tax divide in Asia
- Delivering safety for high-speed rail
- The future of fintech and inclusive finance is now in Asia and the Pacific
- Solid waste build-up challenges Asia’s city planners
- Will the People’s Republic of China remain a green bonds leader?
- ADBI book launch of Central Bank Digital Currency and Fintech in Asia
- ADBI book launch of Achieving Energy Security in Asia
- Rethinking engineer training is vital to meeting Asian infrastructure demand