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The mismanagement of domestic waste in rural areas places stress on the environment and compromises people's quality of life.
Water scarcity is a global issue that affects 40% of the world’s population
By Sayuri Shirai. Posted March 2, 2023
As many countries have begun to take greater climate action, central banks and financial regulators must also make greater efforts to foster more effective sustainable financial markets.
The Mongolian rangelands are sensitive to climate change and variability, and their degradation has been alarming.
By Shujie Liang. Posted November 28, 2022
Groundwater overexploitation has raised concerns about resource sustainability and environmental degradation.
The impacts of climate change, marine pollution, unsustainable fishing, and rapid, unsustainable coastal development are threatening ocean ecosystems and jeopardizing small island nations and other developing coastal economies.
South Asia is home to a quarter of the world’s population and is extremely susceptible to climate change-induced displacement and migration.
Close collaboration, innovative project design, and technical and management capacity building have supported green development and air quality improvement by the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
By Sayuri Shirai. Posted February 3, 2022
Central banks are becoming increasingly aware of the importance of considering climate change risks, such as physical and transition risks, and some have already launched monetary policy initiatives within the mandate of price stability.
By Linda Arthur. Posted December 30, 2021
Innovation is playing a vital role in the economic, social, and environmental progress of Asia and the Pacific and has been an important factor in the region's rapid and successful transformation. However, many countries in the region lag behind, innovating at a fraction of the pace as countries in similar or even lower income groups.
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