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Climate change, Energy, Governance and public sector management

COP27, climate change mitigation, and a just transition for developing Asia

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Global communities need to come together to act quickly to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and attain net-zero carbon emissions.

Governance and public sector management, Social development and protection

Redesigning social protection programs beyond the COVID-19 pandemic

Redesigning social protection programs beyond the COVID-19 pandemic
Governments must redesign social protection programs, making them more resilient and inclusive so that no one is left behind when the next crisis hits.

Governance and public sector management

Bringing lawyers back to the table for FIDIC contracts and dispute boards

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A lack of legal advice during a project’s procurement process can result in unclear contractual terms that undermine the project and lead to costly and lengthy dispute resolution processes.

Governance and public sector management, Social development and protection, Urban development

Sustainable urban development in India: Emerging issues and the way forward

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The majority of city residents worldwide live with high levels of air pollution and many still live in slum conditions with limited access to sanitation.

Governance and public sector management, Urban development

Land value capture mechanism provides opportunity for sustainable urbanization in developing Asia

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Land value capture methods can fill budget gaps in infrastructure projects while promoting sustainable transit-oriented development.

Governance and public sector management, Health, Social development and protection

Prioritizing the fight against cancer in Asia in a post-COVID-19 world

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The COVID-19 pandemic has put a spotlight on health system resilience around the world.

Climate change, Environment, Governance and public sector management

Ocean governance and blue finance for revitalizing the blue economy

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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.

Energy, Governance and public sector management

Reimagining South Asia’s electricity system amid growing energy market volatility

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Regional collaboration can help to alleviate South Asia’s energy security challenges, which have been compounded by rising oil and gas prices, inflation, prospective food deprivation, and food protectionism.

Climate change, Governance and public sector management

Fixing the agriculture–climate change maladaptation information gap

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Further research is needed on the risks associated with adaptation measures that can increase current or future vulnerability to climate change.

Governance and public sector management, Information and Communications Technology

Digital governance can unlock connectivity potential and transformation

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Digital governance incorporates new norms, rules, and processes to achieve efficiency and effectiveness in government functions for all stakeholders.