Analyzing the importance of Thailand’s blue economy, this report considers ways to mobilize and scale up private sector investment in areas such as aquaculture and marine renewable energy to help bolster sustainable blue development.
This report summarizes four Pacific Risk Knowledge Series events that highlighted how detailed risk information can form the foundation of disaster risk management, guide climate adaptation, and strengthen resilience in the region.
The COVID-19 pandemic hit India in three waves between 2020 and 2022 with severe socioeconomic impact, particularly on poor and vulnerable people. This report examines the Government of India’s comprehensive and graded response over different phases of the pandemic and ADB’s comprehensive support.
This publication explores how data from ships’ Automatic Identification System (AIS) can be used to produce near real-time, granular statistics for analyzing maritime activities and detecting disruptions to port operations.
Focusing on Pacific economies, this 2023 edition shows how micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) helped spur a robust recovery from the pandemic and why supporting their development is key to driving sustainable, inclusive growth.
Indonesia’s micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) are crucial drivers of economic growth, and this joint publication with Gojek looks at the potential of digital sales to strengthen their resilience.
This report assesses the hurdles Philippine micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) face to access the financial services they need to grow and outlines how to promote an entrepreneurial ecosystem that enables women-owned MSMEs to thrive.
This report analyzes how to detangle and simplify the complex product-specific rules of origin (PSRO) in free trade agreements in Asia and the Pacific and explores how PSRO convergence can cut red tape and reduce inefficiencies impacting trade.
This study analyzes gender gaps in Asia and the Pacific’s labor market and shows why removing the barriers preventing women accessing decent work, increasing pay, and improving working conditions can drive inclusive development and economic growth.