ADB OpEd: Breaking Asia’s data drought - Bambang Susantono

Many parts of Asia have been gripped by searing temperatures and the worst drought in decades. Millions of people face shortages of food or water, leading to the loss of lives, livelihoods, crops, and livestock. As water shortages depress productivity, reduce energy output at hydro plants, and cut food exports, economies are suffering.

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Publish Date: 15th June 2016

Last Updated: 4th July 2016

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The Second GMS Climate Change Roundtable Meeting

16th January 2014
Event

Key development partners and programs working in the GMS met to share information and discuss areas of collaboration on climate change initiatives in the region. The meeting, hosted by EOC, was used to highlight the climate change portfolio of the Nordic Development Fund. 

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Ecosystem valuation training in the GMS

1st December 2015
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A major challenge in promoting investments in natural capital is to produce solid evidence on the economic value of ecosystem services and ensure this evidence informs development planning and investment decisions.

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