The BOP market in Asia (including the Middle East) is by far the largest: 2.86 billion people in 19 surveyed countries, with an aggregate income of $3.47 trillion.
This analysis highlights differences between traditional development approach---focused on the very poor, less than $1/day---and market-based approach focused on the entire BOP.
This map identifies just 24 eutrophic coastal areas with documented hypoxia and 9 areas of concern within Asia.
Correcting the World’s Greatest Market Failure: Climate Change at the Multilateral Development Banks is a new analysis by the World Resources Institute that examines the challenges of mainstreaming climate change at the Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs).
A Governance Analysis of Electricity; India, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand
Based on experiences in India, Indonesia, Philippines, and Thailand, this report makes the case for greater attention to how electricity sector decisions are made -- and the need for greater public involvement and scrutiny.
Making the Vision a Reality
Identifies indicators of sustainable transport to help decision makers in Asian cities better understand the current sustainability, or lack of it, of their urban transport systems and to develop more structured and quantified approaches to policy making.
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The role of public participation
This paper focuses on the social and economic implications of modern agricultural biotechnology and its products and taking these implications into account in decision-making.
Decentralization in Mainland Southeast Asia
Assesses the potential of decentralization reform to improve rural livelihoods and natural resource stewardship in this rapidly-changing region.
Principles and Practice in Mainland Southeast Asia
Explores options for enhancing regional environmental governance by examining political, economic, and environmental response to transboundary environmental challenges through four prominent regional institutions: ASEAN, ADB, ESCAP, and the MRC.
Livelihoods and resource competition in the mountains of Mainland Southeast Asia
Examines the challenges of managing the upper watersheds of mainland Southeast Asia, taking local livelihoods and resource competition as its point of departure.