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The report analyzes how regional connectivity and economic integration between South Asia and Southeast Asia can benefit the regions in terms of economic growth through infrastructure.
This policy brief aims to inform policy makers in the Government of Vietnam and development partners involved in developing the water and irrigation subsector about the irrigation service fee waiver and related issues.
The Guide defines, inter alia, the scope of application, the definition and basic principles of social responsibility, and provides specific requirements on social responsibility management.
The OECD Principles for Public Governance of Public-Private Partnerships provide concrete guidance to policy makers on how to make sure that Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) represent value for money for the public sector.
The Recommendation calls for governments to assess their public procurement laws and practices at all levels of government in order to promote more effective procurement and reduce the risk of bid rigging in public tenders.
This guide outlines five steps in the context of achieving a knowledge exchange, (i) Anchor the knowledge exchange, (ii) Define the knowledge exchange, (iii) Design and develop the knowledge exchange, (iv) Implement the knowledge exchange, (v) report the results. Case studies from South America and Africa are discussed with reference to this guide.
This report analyzes the major transformational economic opportunities and challenges which include tourism, labor mobility, ICT, oceanic tuna fisheries, deep sea minerals, climate change and natural disasters, and non-communicable diseases in Pacific Island countries.
This brief argues that we require more technology rather than lesss in developing countries since technology creates opportunities (leapfrogging), to generate jobs, increase earnings and be more inclusive, even though the technology could be widening the income inequality gap.
This Railway Reform Toolkit aims to provide an easy-to-use resource on the rail industry and to provide an experience-based set of best practices to aid in the planning and execution of railway reforms.
This strategy document is a development document for Can Tho. This document outlines the challenges and obstacles to economic development in Can Tho, environmental quality protection, poverty alleviation, human resource development and financial resources. The strategy document also outlines some monitoring and evluation frameworks.
This is a report of the Asian Development Bank's (ADB) current assessment and strategic investment priorities of the Government of Indonesia and ADB in Indonesia's water supply and sanitation sector.
This publication outlines the technical assistance in the form of CEPs workshops for government officials in DMCs.
This publication is an assessment of the rationale for coordination between various healthcare and pension policies to better manage the cost of ageing.
This report presents case studies on successful Asian water utilities.
This is a report by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) on the strategy and road map for the water supply and sanitation sector in Cambodia.
This is a self-learning tool for city transport leaders and their advisers, but also a public resource that provides guidance in the planning, design, implementation, and evaluation of an ITS program.
This toolkit is designed to help government officials and policy makers evaluate existing and alternative urban bus systems in developing and transitional countries. It offers practical advice to enact fundamental system reforms.
This report outlines benchmarking techniques, in order to improve the effectiveness of monitoring and evaluation in policy design
This publication identifies specific infrastructure and utility service reform measures that can be taken to advance the interests of the poor.
It addresses the growing worldwide interest in the use of light rail metro transit (LRMT) schemes to provide urban transport solutions and reviews the potential use of public-private partnership (PPP).