The female labor force participation rate in India has seen a declining trend since the 1990s despite strong economic growth, decline in fertility, expansion of education, and improved access to infrastructure
This brief assesses the impact of the European Union’s carbon tariffs on energy-intensive exports from Asia and the Pacific and shows how upgrading product value, boosting energy efficiency, and cutting emissions can help mitigate its effect.
Outlining how civil society organizations (CSO) evolved in Turkmenistan, this brief explains how many work in tandem with government to raise awareness of health issues, boost social and environmental protection, and empower women and girls.
The Asian Development Bank’s Community Resilience Partnership Program (CRPP) aims to strengthen climate resilience in Asia and the Pacific through scaling up investment in climate adaptation, explicitly addressing the nexus between climate, gender, and poverty.
This brief explores how efficient private sector-led contract poultry farming—where a farmer produces exclusively for one contractor—can boost the livelihoods of small-scale Indian farmers and support sustainable rural development.
As pressure grows on countries in Asia and the Pacific to ramp up climate change mitigation, this brief analyzes the critical role international trade can play in supporting a cost-effective regional transition to net zero.