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The ADB South Asia Working Paper Series is a forum for ongoing and recently completed research and policy studies undertaken in ADB or on its behalf. The series is meant to enhance greater understanding of current important economic and development issues in South Asia, promote policy dialogue among stakeholders, and facilitate reforms and development management.
This working paper shows how Maldives can boost recycling to strengthen its solid waste management strategy, protect its blue ocean economy, and create green business opportunities to support its long-term sustainable growth.
This working paper explores the benefits and trade-offs of harnessing private sector health services as governments look to build more resilient, accessible, and affordable health systems and support the post-pandemic recovery.
This working paper identifies challenges hindering international trade with northeast India and proposes measures for improving trade with other countries in South and Southeast Asia.
This paper explores how the Hybrid Annuity Model (HAM) has been applied in public–private partnerships for road sector infrastructure investments in India.
This working paper is designed to help ADB's developing member countries build climate-resilient energy systems that can better support fast-growing cities in Asia and the Pacific.
This study provides useful information and insights on strengthening the public health infrastructure of Maharashtra, the largest state economy, second most populous, and third most urbanized state in India.
This paper presents an innovative public–private partnership to revive the urban primary health center (UPHC) system of Nagpur City in Maharashtra State, India.
This paper provides available evidence-based data on urban nutrition in India and explores practical multisectoral interventions that can contribute to ADB's support for the implementation of the country's National Urban Health Mission.
This working paper proposes a framework for mainstreaming gender equality and social inclusion in energy system planning in Bangladesh.
The case study discusses land pooling as a promising tool to rein in urban sprawl and reach equitable and inclusive outcomes for sustainable urban development in South Asia region.