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The ADBI-ASEAN Economic Forum on Current Asian Financial Developments
This forum was held by the ADB Institute,in collaboration with the ASEAN Economic Forum, at the University of Asia and the Pacific, Manila, on 12 February 1998.
Leadership and Change in City Management
This volume summarizes the proceedings of a forum at the ADB Institute in Tokyo where 31 officials from 14 Asian cities discussed issues and techniques relating to leadership, corporate and business plans, human resource management, and customer focus.
Municipal Management Issues in South Asia
This volume is a collection of papers presented at a workshop in Lahore, Pakistan. It discusses municipal management issues in selected South Asian cities, with special emphasis on organizational problems in Lahore. It also provides a review of municipal reforms and urban governance issues in India and Sri Lanka.
Towards Effective Water Policy in the Asian and Pacific Region Volume Two: Country Papers
This volume presents the situations and perspectives in 23 of the developing member countries of ADB, as well as two more developed countries that have addressed many of the critical issues in the water sector - France and the Republic of Korea. An appendix features the first sample National Water Sector Profile of Sri Lanka.
Towards Effective Water Policy in the Asian and Pacific Region
Volume one of a three-volume series, the book looks at issues concerning what has become the critical natural resource for many Asian and Pacific countries, and recommends principles and strategies for developing an effective water policy. It summarizes the results of the Regional Consultation Workshop on Water Policy organized by ADB.
Towards Effective Water Policy in the Asian and Pacific Region Volume Three: Theme Papers and Comments
This volume presents the keynote papers presented at the Regional Consultation Workshop - an important milestone in the consultative process. The papers focus on the four Workshop themes: the country institutional context, the basin management context, the urbanization context, and the economic and financial context.
Also included are the comments of the regional experts on the keynote presentations, and a summary of the seminars where ADB staff focused on the four themes.
Postevaluation and Feedback: Realities and Challenges in the Asian and Pacific Region: Proceedings of the ADB Regional workshop on Strengthening Postevaluation Feedback Systems
This book highlights a number of important issues facing ADB and its developing member countries regarding the use of postevaluation findings to improve project quality, optimize public investments, and enforce accountability in public sector management.
Forum on Building Resilience to Fragility in Asia and the Pacific: Proceedings
This document contains the proceedings from the high-level forum, Building Resilience to Fragility in Asia and the Pacific, that was held by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) in Manila in June 2013. The forum aimed to foster stronger partnerships, support new thinking and innovative engagement, and enhance development efforts to better assist countries with fragile and conflict-affected situations (FCAS) .