Articles by: adb-blog-team

Innovative technology brings access to clean water in rural Vanuatu

A new solar-powered drinking water technology converts sunshine, air, and rain into safe drinking water. 

by · Friday, 31 August 2018 · Vanuatu

4 ways to rethink social protection for future work in Asia

Today’s gig economy has profound implications for the workers’ social protection schemes of tomorrow.

by · Tuesday, 21 August 2018 · Uncategorised

3 ways to better implement the environmental dimensions of the SDGs

There is room for improvement on integrating the environmental aspects of the SDGs with national development processes.

by · Wednesday, 11 July 2018 · Uncategorised

Big Data can transform SDG performance. Here’s how

Big Data is a great way to sift through the massive amount of information we need to track for the SDGs.

by · Wednesday, 20 June 2018 · Uncategorised

3 ways to fill Asia-Pacific’s social protection gap

Here’s how Asian countries can come up with the money to fund better social safety nets for their people.

by · Wednesday, 13 June 2018 · Uncategorised

Migration and remittances can speed up Asia’s development. Here’s how

Governments and the private sector should work together to protect migrants’ welfare and channel remittances into productive investments.

by · Monday, 28 May 2018 · Uncategorised

3 ways technology can harness the skills of Asia’s older workers

Developing Asia has much to gain from leveraging the talent and experience of its older demographic.

by · Thursday, 3 May 2018 · Uncategorised

Will automation create jobs, or destroy them?

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is a challenge, but also an opportunity for the region to create jobs and deepen its hard-won prosperity.

by · Thursday, 19 April 2018 · Uncategorised

How blockchain can rebuild consumer trust in insurance

Blockchain can provide a secure, transparent, and verifiable mechanism to establish provable good faith in insurance transactions.

by · Tuesday, 10 April 2018 · Uncategorised

To improve competitive edge, Indonesia needs better jobs

The country needs to focus on improving education and skills training to improve job quality and quantity.

by · Monday, 12 March 2018 · Indonesia