Promoting Sustainable Urbanization in Asia and the Pacific: Proceedings of the ADB–Asian Think Tank Development Forum 2016

Publication | April 2017

This publication documents the annual knowledge-sharing event of the ADB–Asian Think Tank Network.

The forum, which was held in New Delhi, India, featured presentations on regional economic outlook, sustainable urbanization, and financing urbanization; and a dialogue among government representatives and think tanks. The network aims to promote knowledge sharing and capacity building of think tanks, particularly those involved in supporting governments in formulating and implementing medium- or long-term development plans and in responding to emerging issues.


  • Acknowledgments
  • Executive Summary
  • Forum Messages
  • Session 1: Regional Economic Outlook
  • Session 2: Challenges of Sustainable Urbanization
  • Session 3: Financing for Sustainable Urbanization
  • Session 4: Dialogue between Think Tanks and Government Clients
  • Closing
  • Appendixes

Additional Details

  • Finance sector development
  • Urban development
  • TCS178713-2
  • 978-92-9257-785-8 (Print)
  • 978-92-9257-786-5 (e-ISBN)

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