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This paper explains hard and soft barriers to trade in South Asia by analyzing transport links and trade facilitation issues.
This Method stipulates the basic procedures and main contents of electronic bidding, and further improves the electronic bidding system.
This publication captures the proceedings of the forum, which featured presentations on the regional economic outlook and various financing schemes for urban infrastructure projects.
This publication is the result of a scoping study initiated by the Asian Development Bank to better understand the issues associated with the water-food-energy nexus in Asia and the Pacific.
This brief describes how pro-poor approaches to infrastructure go beyond macro-level efforts at poverty reduction, the breif outlines how they target particular activities and populations in relation to energy and water supply.
This book considers modern approaches to dealing with issues of access to water at the basin scale, particularly through the allocation of water among administrative regions.
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.