Tag: ADBI

The next steps for meeting nationally determined contributions after COP26 (Dina Azhgaliyeva, Dil Rahut and Peter J. Morgan, ADBI)

Reductions in emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases (GHG) must be achieved in the coming decades to avoid catastrophic global temperature rises....

Building Back Better in Small Island Developing States in the Pacific: Initial Insights from the BinD Model of Disaster Risk Management Policy Options in...

Building resilience to disasters continues to pose challenges for developing countries. Historically, small island developing states (SIDS) bordering the Pacific Ocean have suffered from...

Approaches to Strengthening Fisheries Financing and Institutional Mechanisms: A Cross-Country Comparison of Cambodia, India, and Indonesia (ADBI)

Using marine resources in a healthy and sustainable manner is at the center of building a blue economy that will make “Sustainable Development Goal...

2021 ADBI Annual Conference Keynote Speech: Alok Sharma, President, COP26 (ADBI)

COP26 President Alok Sharma welcomed efforts to scale up financing for developing Asia’s clean energy transition to achieve a 1.5-degree Celsius reduction in global...

2021 ADBI Annual Conference Keynote Speech: Masatsugu Asakawa, President, Asian Development Bank (ADBI)

Asian Development Bank President Masatsugu Asakawa helped open the 2021 ADBI Annual Conference by discussing onward climate challenges and priorities in Asia and the Pacific. 2021 ADBI...

2021 ADBI Annual Conference Keynote Speech: Jim Skea, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (ADBI)

Remarks on mitigation needs in light of the latest climate science, delivered by Jim Skea, Co-Chair, Working Group III - Mitigation of Climate Change,...

After COP26, developing Asia’s challenge is meeting ambitious climate commitments (Dina Azhgaliyeva, ADBI)

Developing Asian countries, such as Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Thailand, and Viet Nam, have announced their net-zero carbon emission targets by mid-century at the United Nations...

Protecting the Poor and Vulnerable against the Pandemic (ADBI)

Gudmalin, Camilo Perante-Calina, Lizan Balbosa, Joven Mangahas, Joel Samoza, Maria Aloha To mitigate the adverse effects of the pandemic on the poor and vulnerable...

Public–Private Partnerships in Developing Asian Countries: Practical Suggestions for Future Development Assistance (Endo, Kei – Seetharam, K. E. – ADBI)

Substantial increases in development institutions’ assistance for PPPs from the 2010s created an enabling environment to mobilize private funds, especially in Asian developing...

Five Lessons for Shaping Policies and Programs to Accelerate Urban Sanitation in Asia: A Case Study on the Beijing Gaobeidian Wastewater Treatment Plant (Kitano,...

The Beijing Gaobeidian Wastewater Treatment Plant (Phase I) in the People’s Republic of China, financed by a Japanese official development assistance loan, offers...

High-Speed Rail. Frontiers in High-Speed Rail Development (ADBI)

High-speed rail (HSR) development has been recognized as an important policy tool for regional development around the world, notably in Asia and Europe. However, the...

China. Less Cash, Less Theft? Evidence from Fintech Development in the People’s Republic of China (Jiang Hongze, Liang Pinghan, ADBI)

We investigate the impact of fintech development on an important type of crime: theft. Based on Becker’s rational criminal theory, we suggest that fintech...

Indonesia. The COVID-19 Pandemic and Indonesia’s Fintech Markets (Sugandi Eric Alexander, ADBI)

We investigate the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and the large-scale social distancing (PSBB) policy on Indonesia’s financial technology (fintech) markets. We also elaborate...

Nepal. Gendered Analysis of Food Security Gaps in Rural Nepal (Aryal Jeetendra P., Rahut Dil B., Gartaula Hom N., ADBI)

Gender studies on food security have often focused on the differences between male-headed households (MHHs) and female-headed households (FHHs). Hence, they have mostly ignored...

Asia/Europe. Economic Integration in Asia and Europe: Lessons and Policies (ADBI)

Asia and Europe have taken differing approaches to economic integration, with Asia choosing loose economic cooperation based on bilateral and regional economic agreements, such...

Southeast Asia. Supporting the creative economy for sustainable development in Southeast Asia (Pitchaya Sirivunnabood and Herlyn Gail A. Alegre, ADBI)

Many efforts have been made in Southeast Asia to support creative industries and boost the creative economy, realizing the ability of knowledge-based economic activities...