Browse all publications highlighting ADB's sector or thematic work
Regional Cooperation and Integration in Asia and the Pacific: Responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic and “Building Back Better”
This report explores how regional cooperation and integration (RCI) can be enhanced in Asia and the Pacific to help the region build back resiliently and sustainably from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.
Building Resilience of the Urban Poor in Indonesia
This report identifies climate resilience solutions for urban poor in Indonesia and their enabling factors, building on national policies and programs and taking into account the priority sectors for climate-resilient development.
Review of Opportunities for the Pacific WASH Sector
This publication reviews the water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) sector in the Pacific. It proposes recommendations to strengthen the sector to help address the pandemic and build long-term resilience and sustainability.
Gender-Inclusive Legislative Framework and Laws to Strengthen Women’s Resilience to Climate Change and Disasters
This report provides guidance on how to integrate gender equality in laws and policies on climate change and disaster management in Asian Development Bank's developing member countries.
Sustainable Tourism After COVID-19: Insights and Recommendations for Asia and the Pacific
This publication examines tourism in Asia and the Pacific, the impacts on it of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, and how it might be reset to contribute more effectively to the Sustainable Development Goals.
Energy Efficiency in South Asia: Opportunities for Energy Sector Transformation
This report reviews the energy landscape in Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, and Sri Lanka with the aim of supporting improved energy efficiency in these countries and the rest of South Asia.
Asia–Pacific Financial Inclusion Forum 2021: Emerging Priorities in the COVID-19 Era
This publication identifies financial inclusion priorities to stimulate economic recovery and explores the challenges and opportunities of accelerated digital transformation.
Digital Technologies for Government-Supported Health Insurance Systems in Asia and the Pacific
This report explores digital solutions that can support the core business processes of public health insurance operators in Asia and the Pacific.
A Sourcebook for Engaging with Civil Society Organizations in Asian Development Bank Operations
This publication provides guidance on how civil society organizations (CSOs) can be more effectively engaged in Asian Development Bank (ADB) operations to maximize the benefits for its developing member countries.
Overcoming COVID-19 in Bhutan: Lessons from Coping with the Pandemic in a Tourism-Dependent Economy
This publication assesses the Government of Bhutan’s financial relief measures for the most affected people, as well as programs and other interventions to address the impact of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.