About 40 experts and policy makers from Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Sri Lanka, and Viet Nam exchanged insights on water facility operation and maintenance at the Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) Training for Sustainable Development. Organized by the Japan Water Agency in collaboration with the Selangor Water Management Authority on 5–8 February in Selangor, Malaysia, the conference aimed to promote water security in Asia through sustainable application of IWRM concepts using lectures, discussions, and field visits.
Around 80 people from Mongolia and other Asian countries examined ways to improve small and medium-sized enterprises’ (SMEs) access to finance, the role of national development banks and credit guarantee schemes, and SME database and data analysis. ADBI; Mongolia’s Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry (MFAL); the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Fund of Mongolia; and the Central Bank of Mongolia organized the Policy Workshop for Development of SME and Venture Business in Mongolia on 8–9 February in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. MFAL Deputy Minister Saulye Janimkhan delivered welcome remarks.
ADBI, together with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, and the International Labour Organization, organized the 8th Roundtable on Labor Migration in Asia on 30-31 January in Incheon. Hosted by the Human Resources Development Service (HRD) of Korea, the workshop discussed issues to effectively manage labor migration in Asia including lessons from the UN Global Compact on Migration, the Republic of Korea’s employment permit system, and recent migration policies and trends. Around 70 participants and experts from 13 Asian countries joined. ADBI Deputy Dean Chul Jul Kim and HRD Korea President Dongman Kim delivered welcome remarks.
The 2017 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report, produced by the University of Pennsylvania’s Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program (TTCSP), is the result of a survey to identify and recognize the leading think tanks worldwide. ADBI also ranked 2nd among regional studies centers, 6th among think tank networks, and 7th among international development think tanks.
- Managing financial globalization: A guide for developing countries
- The Economic Burden of Overweight and Obesity Reaches 3% of GDP in Indonesia
- Globalization and the environment in India
- What can countries in Asia learn from the Republic of Korea and Malaysia about sanitation and its economic impacts?
- Workshop on Tax Policy for Domestic Resource Mobilization and Seminar on Property Tax Reform
- Understanding the Digital Economy: What Is It and How Can It Transform Asia?
- Connecting the Bay of Bengal Region: A New Framework for Trade and Connectivity
- Asia Launch of the 2017 World Intellectual Property Report—Intangible Capital in Global Value Chains
Financing Infrastructure in Asia: Capturing Impacts and New Sources
This book presents several country studies and explains how infrastructure investment can increase output, taxes, trade, and firm productivity.
At a Glance: Food Insecurity in Asia: Why Institutions Matter
Over 500 million Asians still suffer from hunger. This report examines the role of institutions in fighting food insecurity in selected Asian countries.