ADB - Nature-Based Solutions for Building Resilience in Towns and Cities: Case Studies from the Greater Mekong Subregion
Green infrastructure can play a significant role in offsetting losses from climate-related disasters and contribute to building resilience through rehabilitation and expansion of natural ecosystems within built areas.
ADB: Toward a National Eco-Compensation Regulation in the People’s Republic of China
The People’s Republic of China practices “eco-compensation” to promote environmental protection and restoration. This study examines the theory, practice, and legislation governing this in selected ecological areas.
ADB: Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2016
The Key Indicators presents key statistics on development issues concerning Asia and the Pacific and includes the latest available economic, financial, social, and environmental indicators for ADB's 48 region...
5th ASEAN Chief Justices’ Roundtable on Environment: ASEAN Judicial Cooperation on the Environment - The Proceedings
The Fifth Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Chief Justices’ Roundtable on Environment provided a platform for leaders of ASEAN judiciaries to discuss, share experiences, and decide on how to further strengthen collective action in addressing transboundary environmental challenges.
Asian Development Outlook 2016 Update: Meeting the Low-Carbon Growth Challenge
Asian policy makers are willing partners in the global effort against climate change. But the region can and must go beyond current national pledges to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and hold global warming short of catastrophe.
ADB: Greater Mekong Subregion Statistics on Growth, Infrastructure, and Trade
This ADB publication provides a snapshot of the GMS subregion's performance from 1992-2014, highlighting growth in output and merchandise trade, developments in ICT, and trends in subregional integration.
Natural Capital and the Rule of Law: Proceedings of the ADB Second Asian Judges Symposium on Environment 2013
This publication captures the proceedings of the Second Asian Judges Symposium: "Natural Capital and the Rule of Law" held 3–5 December 2013 in Manila, the Philippines.
Following the success of ...
ADB: 2015 Clean Energy Investments: Project Summaries
This report summarizes the $2.47 billion of investments in clean energy made by ADB in 2015, condensing information from project databases and formal reports in an easy-to-reference format.
ADB: GMS Regional Investment Framework Implementation Plan: Second Progress Report
This second progress report provides the status of the Greater Mekong Subregion Regional Investment Framework Implementation Plan as of 31 December 2015, for all sectors, both investment and techn...