In the Spotlight
ASEAN Catalytic Green Finance Facility 2019–2020: Accelerating Green Finance in Southeast Asia
This document presents progress made and early achievements as of December 2020 from the pilot phase of the ASEAN Catalytic Green Finance Facility (ACGF) (2019-2021).
Equitable Land Use for Asian Infrastructure
Equitable Land Use for Asian Infrastructure offers valuable guidance for policy makers, practitioners, researchers, and others interested in Asian infrastructure growth and related social protection needs of vulnerable communities.
Thailand: Country Operations Business Plan (2021–2023)
The country operations business plan (COBP) 2021–2023 for Thailand of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) is consistent with its country partnership strategy (CPS), 2013–2016, which still remains valid. The CPS is aligned with the Government of Thailand’s policies and action plans and ADB’s Strategy 2030. ADB is preparing its new CPS, 2021–2025, under which the proposed COBP acts as a bridge between the current CPS, 2013–2016 and the forthcoming CPS, 2021–2025, planned to obtain an approval by Q1 2021.
Deal or no deal: Asia needs to craft innovative partnerships to pay for infrastructure
Developing economies in Asia have for years relied on partnerships with the private sector to pay for infrastructure projects. That could be in jeopardy during the pandemic.