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Papers and Briefs | 23 Jul 2020
Drivers of Blue Economy in Asia and Pacific Island Countries: An Empirical Investigation of Tourism and Fisheries Sectors
The size of the blue economy has responded positively to sustainable ocean management policies.
Brochures and Flyers | 18 May 2020
Asian Development Bank and the Maldives: Fact Sheet
ADB’s efforts in Maldives enhance energy efficiency, improve urban infrastructure and services, promote trade facilitation, and strengthen the capacities of the government in program and portfolio management.
Reports | 06 May 2020
2017 International Comparison Program for Asia and the Pacific: Purchasing Power Parities and Real Expenditures — A Summary Report
This publication provides estimates of purchasing power parities (PPPs) and real expenditures for 22 economies in Asia and the Pacific. These are summary regional results from the 2017 cycle of the International Comparison Program (ICP).
Papers and Briefs | 16 Apr 2020
Role of Regional Cooperation and Integration in Improving Energy Insecurity in South Asia
Energy security is a nation’s ability to meet the energy needs of its inhabitants uninterruptedly at an affordable price.
Reports | 31 Mar 2020
Multihazard Risk Atlas of Maldives
The Multihazard Risk Atlas of Maldives is composed of Geography—Volume I, Climate and Geophysical Hazards—Volume II, Economy and Demographics—Volume III, Biodiversity—Volume IV, and Summary—Volume V.
Papers and Briefs | 11 Mar 2020
Regional Institutions in Europe and Southeast Asia: Lessons for Economic Integration in South Asia
There exists a huge potential for closer economic integration and cooperation between South Asia and Southeast Asia.
Reports | 28 Feb 2020
Unlocking Innovation for Development
This report examines ADB’s Unlocking Innovation for Development technical assistance project and highlights lessons learned from activities and pilot projects it has funded.
Policies, Strategies, and Plans | 10 Feb 2020
South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation Operational Plan 2016-2025 Update
This report reflects the changes in the South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation (SASEC) Program’s operational plan for the period 2016–2025, in particular on priority projects resulting from a rigorous vetting process.
Country Planning Documents | 23 Dec 2019
Maldives: Economic Update 2019
This Economic Update provides the economic status of Maldives in 2018, its midyear economic review in various sectors, and economic outlook in 2019–2020.
Papers and Briefs | 04 Dec 2019
Dimensions of Energy Insecurity on Small Islands: The Case of the Maldives
Although all inhabited islands in the Maldives have made progress in electrification, achieving a secure, reliable energy supply while changing to low-carbon energy has been challenging.