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21 May 2020 | Publication
Country Integrated Diagnostic on Environment and Natural Resources for Nepal
This study aims to mainstream environmental protection, climate change mitigation, and disaster risk management in the Asian Development Bank’s country partnership strategy for Nepal in 2020–2024.
18 May 2020 | Publication
Asian Development Bank and Nepal: Fact Sheet
ADB will support Nepal in developing hydropower and renewable energy; improving transportation, logistics, and trade facilitation; reducing production and trade costs for businesses; and attracting private investment.
08 May 2020 | Publication
The Socioeconomic Spillovers of Sanitation: Sewage Treatment Plants in Navi Mumbai, India
Over time, a city’s sanitation facilities can offer many economic and social benefits in addition to the direct benefits to public health.
06 May 2020 | Publication
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).
16 Apr 2020 | Publication
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.
03 Apr 2020 | Institutional Document
Macroeconomic Update: Nepal (April 2020)
Nepal’s economy grew to an estimated 7.1% in FY2019. GDP growth will likely moderate to 5.3% in FY2020 largely owing to the global outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic.
21 Mar 2020 | Publication
The Role of Central Banks in Scaling Up Sustainable Finance: What Do Monetary Authorities in Asia and the Pacific Think?
There are multiple ways by which central banks and monetary authorities can actively address climate-related financial risks and support the scaling up of sustainable finance.
10 Feb 2020 | Institutional Document
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.
19 Dec 2019 | Publication
Making Urban Asia’s Air Cleaner
This brief discusses the state of urban air pollution in Asia and offers solutions based on a study conducted on four densely populated cities in Nepal, the People’s Republic of China, and the Philippines.
11 Dec 2019 | Publication
Water Insecurity and Sanitation in Asia
As Asia rapidly urbanizes, providing water and sanitation services has become problematic.