The report reveals that over half of companies in emerging economies have been impacted by extreme weather events over the last 12 months.The report shows that 58% of companies in Africa and South Asia have been hit by events such as extreme flooding, storms or droughts over the last year, compared with 48% of respondents in the previous year’s
A leading economist recently stated that food security may be the defining global challenge of the Century. And in underscoring the importance of social protection, the head of an international organization declared that must recognize, share, scale up and build on these successful measures.
South Asia and the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) are among the regions that are most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. Its adverse impacts are worsening and becoming more evident here. The impacts of climate change are leading to severe consequences such as increased food insecurity, poverty, and social and gender inequalities.
This report provides scenarios for future transport demand and CO2 emissions in South and Southwest Asia up to 2050 to help decision-makers chart pathways to sustainable, resilient transport. The scenarios reflect existing policy initiatives and specific constraints in the region.
This briefing gives an overview of the status of ZEV development in the Eurasian region. EV adoption is still at a very early stage for most countries in Eurasia, although several countries are scaling up EV sales of passenger vehicles.