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Battling Climate Change and Transforming Agri-Food Systems: Asia–Pacific Rural Development and Food Security Forum 2022 Highlights and Takeaways
This publication provides key highlights and takeaways from the Asia-Pacific Rural Development and Food Security Forum 2022 on four main areas: sustainable, resilient, and inclusive food systems; financing for sustainable agriculture and natural capital; nutrition security; and the rural–urban divide.
The publication shares insights from the forum to support policymakers in rethinking the future of agriculture amid complex and evolving challenges; exploring new research, innovations, and technologies to build nature-positive food systems; and in forging partnerships to mobilize financing for food and nutrition security. It includes recommendations for moving forward.
Windows for Recovering Together and Stronger: Proceedings of the Global Dialogue 2022, A Flagship Event for T20 Indonesia
These proceedings provide a summary of the sessions and policy recommendations from the Global Dialogue 2022: Windows for Recovering Together and Stronger, a flagship event of the Think20 initiative.
Unlocking the Economic Potential of the Tourism Industry Post-COVID-19: Proceedings of the ADB–Asian Think Tank Development Forum 2021
This publication summarizes presentations and discussions from the ADB–Asian Think Tank Development Forum, which was held in November 2021 on the topic of unlocking the economic potential of the tourism industry post-COVID-19.
Fostering Asian Regional Cooperation and Open Regionalism in an Unsteady World: 2019 Conference Highlights
This report explores how cross-border and regional cooperation can strengthen green energy capabilities, develop a shared ocean-based economy, improve trade, reduce inequalities, and help build sustainable livelihoods.
Fintech to Enable Development, Investment, Financial Inclusion, and Sustainability: Conference Highlights
This publication outlines discussions from two international conferences in 2020 on digital financial technologies (Fintech) and their potential to advance inclusive and sustainable development in Asia and the Pacific.
Rural Development and Food Security Forum 2019 Highlights and Takeaways
This publication provides insights from the Rural Development and Food Security Forum 2019 about how a sufficient, safe, nutritious, and affordable supply of food to Asia and the Pacific’s growing population can be achieved.
New Approaches to Measuring and Assessing Regional Cooperation and Integration: Workshop Highlights
This publication presents highlights of the sessions during ADBs workshop on regional cooperation and integration (RCI) on 16 and 17 April 2020. Discussions focused on relevant approaches to measuring RCI and its implications for policy assessment.
Regional cooperation and integration (RCI) is pivotal to enhancing economic growth, financial stability, and social inclusion and important for tackling poverty and enhancing institutional stability. Better RCI measures can allow researchers and policy makers to assess the costs and benefits of RCI policies in greater detail.
Strengthening the Environment Dimensions of the Sustainable Development Goals in Asia and the Pacific: Knowledge-Sharing Workshop 2019 Proceedings
This publication provides a summary of the discussions and findings from a regional workshop on implementing environment-related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Asia and the Pacific.
The Future of Inclusive Finance: 3rd Asia Finance Forum Conference Proceedings
This publication details the discussions during the Third Asia Finance Forum that underscored how new technologies are helping to bring financial services to unbanked communities.
Accelerating Regional Cooperation and Integration in Asia and the Pacific: 2017 Conference Highlights
This conference report explores opportunities and challenges for accelerating regional cooperation and integration (RCI) in Asia and the Pacific.