ADB Article: Data - The Missing Link in Meeting the SDGs

In 2015, world leaders adopted the Sustainable Development Goals, which seek to end poverty, fight inequality and injustice, and tackle climate change by 2030. More than 200 development indicators need to be tracked to assess the status of each of the 17 goals.

How can countries know how well they are progressing with these goals? And how can they determine the best way to channel social services to the people who need them most? The answer is data.

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Publish Date: 17th August 2016

Last Updated: 29th August 2016


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Greater Mekong Subregion Forestry Policy Briefs

1st January 2012
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This series of policy briefs were produced by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), with support from CEP as part of the Asia Pacific Forestry Sector Outlook Study II. The briefs focus on forestry in the GMS, including investment in forestry resources, biodiversity conservation, and training and education.

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ADB Economic Corridor Development for Inclusive Asian Regional Integration: Modeling Approach to Economic Corridors

2nd January 2014
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This ADB publication looks at the experience of economic corridor development from across the world, including successful economic corridor developments in the European Union and South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation (SASEC) regions. There are important lessons to be learned for successful corridor development including for two priority regions in Asia, the Greater Mekong Subregion and the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation.

This publication also features a chapter on CEP experience applying spatial tools for economic corridor planning in the GMS.

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