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COP27, climate change mitigation, and a just transition for developing Asia
By Dina Azhgaliyeva and Dil Rahut. Posted November 21, 2022
Global communities need to come together to act quickly to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and attain net-zero carbon emissions.
Redesigning social protection programs beyond the COVID-19 pandemic
By Derek Hondo, Julia Haberl and Linda Arthur. Posted November 4, 2022
Governments must redesign social protection programs, making them more resilient and inclusive so that no one is left behind when the next crisis hits.
Bringing lawyers back to the table for FIDIC contracts and dispute boards
By Livia Sapochetti, Veronica Wee and KE Seetha Ram. Posted October 25, 2022
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.
Sustainable urban development in India: Emerging issues and the way forward
By Daisy Singh. Posted October 14, 2022
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.
Fintech’s pandemic-related boost to financial inclusion, MSME resilience, and women’s empowerment in Asia
By John Beirne and Bryan Zhang. Posted October 4, 2022
Fintech has been instrumental in helping to sustain businesses and households during the COVID-19 pandemic, with scope to be an integral driver of sustainable economic development in the post-pandemic era.
Land value capture mechanism provides opportunity for sustainable urbanization in developing Asia
By Ka Ying Wong, Veronica Wee and KE Seetha Ram. Posted September 16, 2022
Land value capture methods can fill budget gaps in infrastructure projects while promoting sustainable transit-oriented development.
Servitization of digital technologies to advance health inclusion in developing countries
By Vinaytosh Mishra, Subhasis Bera and Dil Rahut. Posted September 9, 2022
Rectifying the uneven distribution of healthcare remains key to reducing health inequity.
Prioritizing the fight against cancer in Asia in a post-COVID-19 world
By Thomas Hofmarcher. Posted August 31, 2022
The COVID-19 pandemic has put a spotlight on health system resilience around the world.
What can the quality of institutions tell us about macrofinancial resilience in Asia?
By John Beirne and Pradeep Panthi. Posted August 18, 2022
Asia has made substantial progress on economic development over the past 3 decades, with the quality of institutions playing an important role.
Ocean governance and blue finance for revitalizing the blue economy
By Michael C. Huang and Peter J. Morgan. Posted August 12, 2022
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.
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