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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.

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

Resilient education systems critical for learning continuity during crises

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Without specific efforts to recover learning, prolonged education disruptions can lead to learning losses and disparities that affect students of all income levels.

Economics, Governance and public sector management, Health, Private sector development

Fight for survival: Indonesia’s hard-hit small informal firms struggle to outlast the pandemic

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A critical challenge in achieving inclusive growth is to formalize informal firms and non-contract-based employees.

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

Measuring the impacts of COVID-19 in Central Asia

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The COVID-19 outbreak has had wide-ranging impacts on the economies of Central Asia, with uncertainty and protective policy measures contributing to falling demand and supply.

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

Crisis X: Is Asia ready to face the next pandemic?

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COVID-19 has highlighted the importance of collaboration among governments and stakeholders to better prepare for the next unknown crisis.