This paper examines the concept of urban clusters and explores its application in South Asia. Drawing lessons from international case studies, it highlights the advantages of clustered urbanization.

Growth in developing Asia is projected to soften to 5.7% in 2019 and 5.6% in 2020. Excluding Asia’s high-income newly industrialized economies, growth is expected to slip from 6.4% in 2018 to 6.2% in 2019 and 6.1% in 2020.

This brochure highlights information about and efforts to address international wildlife trade (IWT) in the Philippines, with inputs from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources–Biodiversity Management Bureau.

This country diagnostic assessment seeks to strengthen financial preparedness for disasters in Sri Lanka, focusing on insurance and other risk transfer instruments.

This country diagnostic assessment seeks to strengthen financial preparedness for disasters in Fiji, focusing on insurance and other risk transfer instruments.

Despite the remarkable economic growth achieved in Asia in the last few decades, rising income inequality is one of the most profound challenges in the region reveals this book by the Asian Development Bank

This publication describes India’s fi rst comprehensive city-level fl ood forecasting and early warning system. Located in Kolkata, the system provides forecasts and real-time updates on rainfall and inundation levels, among other climate and environmental data, thereby strengthening the city’s resilience.

This publication seeks to strengthen financial preparedness for disasters in Pakistan.

This publication examines the enormous potential for scaling up green business development in Asia and the Pacific.

ADB, in collaboration with UN Environment, prepared this tool compendium to help developing countries address challenges faced upon the successful implementation of the environmental dimensions of the Sustainable Development Goals.

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