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- The female labor force participation rate in India has seen a declining trend since the 1990s despite strong economic growth, decline in fertility, expansion of education, and improved access to infrastructure
- The Asian Development Bank’s Community Resilience Partnership Program (CRPP) aims to strengthen climate resilience in Asia and the Pacific through scaling up investment in climate adaptation, explicitly addressing the nexus between climate, gender, and poverty.
- Universal health coverage ensures that all people have equitable and affordable access to quality healthcare without the risk of experiencing financial hardship.
- Population aging has become a rapid phenomenon in the People’s Republic of China (PRC); hence, the government commenced developing a three-tiered elderly care system consisting of home-based care, community-based care, and residential care.
- This publication explores how data from administrative records can complement traditional data sources such as surveys and censuses to enhance government planning for sustainable and inclusive development.
- This report analyzes ways to match youth in Asia and the Pacific with quality jobs and shows why approaches that consider nonlinear transitions into and within the labor market can help underpin productivity and social progress.
- This brief analyzes India’s One Nation One Ration cards that allow poor migrants to access subsidized grains nationwide and assesses how improving awareness and strengthening technological infrastructure could boost their take up.
- This report shows why encouraging young people to discover and drive solutions for Asia and the Pacific’s water sector can help unlock innovative fresh approaches, promote ownership, and ensure water security is inclusive and resilient.
- Current climate policy commitments and practices have fallen significantly short of the necessary measures to achieve important emissions targets.
- The unequal burden of care work is a significant structural barrier preventing women from joining the formal workforce in developing and developed countries.
- This brief explores the occupations and skills likely to be needed for green jobs in Asia and the Pacific. It looks at how policymakers can help prepare workforces for the transition to a low-carbon economy.
- 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.
- This study investigates the impact of a new social pension program in the People’s Republic of China on the health expenditures of rural elderly people.
- This brief shows how the graduation approach can be successfully integrated into sustainable livelihood programs to bolster the incomes and resilience of vulnerable households.
- This brochure highlights the strategic of objectives the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in helping developing member countries (DMCs) to strengthen their social protection systems.
- This paper explores opportunities to strengthen the design and delivery of social welfare in Mongolia.