Climate change, Environment

COP, from pledges to progress: Navigating the climate change landscape for 27 years

COP, from pledges to progress- Navigating the climate change landscape for 27 years
COP-28 aims to pave solid future pathways to address the urgency of the climate crisis as it reaches unprecedented levels.

Finance sector development, Information and Communications Technology

Digitalization for enhancing access to finance and inclusive growth

Digitalization for enhancing access to finance and inclusive growth
Digital finance enables more affordable and accessible financial services and other credit facilities for underserved and marginalized groups.

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

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

Cover_Gender equality at the heart of climate resilience
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

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

Cover - Uniting the G7 and G20 to tackle climate change
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

Blue economy solutions exist and it is time for action - Cover
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.