Energy, Environment

Unlocking green hydrogen potential in Central Asia

Unlocking green hydrogen potential in Central Asia
Green hydrogen could be a game-changing solution for both energy security and ambitious climate targets.

Agriculture and natural resources, Water

Revitalizing South Asia’s groundwater resources with direct-seeded rice

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Direct-seeded rice contributes to lower greenhouse gas emissions, benefiting the environment, and increasing farmers’ total income by reducing cultivation costs.

Environment, Gender

Gender equality at the heart of climate resilience

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The journey toward achieving the Sustainable Development Goals hinges upon a gender-inclusive perspective.

Governance and public sector management, Urban development

Rethinking cities for resilience and growth in the post-COVID-19 world

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In an urban environment, resilience helps to maintain continuity amid shocks and stresses while progressing toward sustainability.

Climate change, Governance and public sector management

Uniting the G7 and G20 to tackle climate change

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The G7 and G20 recognize the paramount importance of innovation in steering economies toward a more sustainable future.

Climate change, Environment, Water

Blue economy solutions exist and it is time for action

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Oceans face immense pressures from human activities as we prioritize immediate results at the expense of long-term progress.

Energy, Environment, Finance sector development

Asia’s clean energy investment needs and the role of blended finance

Asia’s clean energy investment needs and the role of blended finance
Expanding the scale of blended finance in clean energy will require innovative efforts from the international community to reform traditional development finance approaches.

Gender, Social development and protection

Fighting the trafficking of women and children in Asia

Fighting the trafficking of women and children in Asia
Trafficking is often considered a gender-based harm, as women and children are more likely to face this form of exploitation.

Economics, Finance sector development

Exchange rate transmission to prices in emerging Asia and the role of global shocks

Exchange rate transmission to prices in emerging Asia and the role of global shocks
Central banks in emerging Asia have helped to bolster the resilience of their economies to external shocks, but the exchange rate channel remains a key transmission mechanism of disturbances.

Environment, Governance and public sector management

Classifying garbage for improving well-being in rural People’s Republic of China

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The mismanagement of domestic waste in rural areas places stress on the environment and compromises people's quality of life.