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Asia needs more transport infrastructure. More than the state, which finances the lion's share, can fund. So what more can be done to bring in increased private capital, when investors have so far been mostly disappointed by the returns? Is there a way of breathing new life into the public private partnership (PPP), the most common vehicle for private infrastructure investment?
Beyond its effect on incomes, trade can also have significant developmental impacts through its influence on the price, quantity, and quality of goods available within markets. How can African countries use trade policy to improve their population’s access to products that are important from a sustainable development perspective?
Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met the T20 Japan Chair, ADBI Dean Naoyuki Yoshino, and supporting co-chairs, in Tokyo to discuss the T20 Communique issued at the T20 Summit. Dean Yoshino will represent the T20 during the G20 summit in Osaka to promote T20 communique policy ideas for seeking a sustainable, inclusive, and resilient society. Read more.
Think20 (T20), the G20’s research and policy advice network chaired by ADBI under Japan’s G20 presidency, will hold the T20 Summit in Tokyo on 26-27 May 2019. Experts will detail T20 Japan policy recommendations to help G20 Leaders seek a sustainable, inclusive, and resilient society during their Osaka summit. See the T20 Summit program. Read more.
Coastal communities’ defenses against rising threats posed by climate change could improve greatly with the adoption of recommendations detailed during an ADBI workshop at the ADB Annual Meeting in Nadi, Fiji on 1 May 2019. Read more.
ADBI experts provided a first look at policy proposals for realizing a sustainable, inclusive, and resilient society being developed for G20 Leaders by Think20 (T20) Japan Task Forces during a T20 associated event in Berlin headlined by German Chancellor and G20 Leader Angela Merkel. Read more.
ADB President Takehiko Nakao shares his thoughts on Asia’s half century of growth and economic outlook, on the margins of a panel discussion at ADBI on the book Banking on the Future of Asia and the Pacific: 50 Years of the Asian Development Bank. Read more.
Name's Cat BondADB Institute recommends catastrophe bonds for governments to prepare for and deal with the risks and recovery when disasters strike.
Thirty-six Views of Plastic RebornTo beat plastic pollution, ADB Institute recommends turning trash into cash using these real-life examples.
Spillover Effects from Fecal Sludge Management: Dumaguete CitySuccess story: How improving FSM is spurring economic growth in Dumaguete, Philippines.
Sow What – ADBI on AgribusinessADB Institute offers practical solutions that will help farmers in developing countries boost their earnings through innovative agricultural practices.
Money’s in the Mail Mum!3 very practical ways countries can cut the costs of sending money overseas from migrant workers to their families back home.