Asia and the Pacific region is expected to be hit hard by the impacts of climate change. Developing member countries (DMCs) of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) are among the most vulnerable, with seven of the top ten vulnerable countries being in the region.

Low-cost mobile devices, such as mobile phones, tablets, and personal digital assistants, which can access voice and data services, have revolutionised access to information and communication technology worldwide. These devices have a major impact on many aspects of people's lives, from business and education to health. This paper reviews the current evidence on the specific impacts of mobile technologies on tangible health outcomes (mHealth) in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), from the perspectives of various stakeholders.

The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA) is approaching eight years of implementation. Since 2006, it has offered up to 100 days per year of guaranteed public works employment to tens of millions of rural Indian households.

This report analyzes Africa's current performance in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) research, as well as future trends.

Recent disasters including the deadly one of Kedarnath have brought into focus the role of space technology, in particular earth observation (remote sensing) into sharp focus. Natural disasters are deadly events caused by natural phenomena and bring damage to human societies. (Editorial)

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The state industries department has sought suggestions from the industry bodies for formulation of the draft Industrial Policy Resolution (IPR)-2014.

Global Trends 2014 looks at the attitudes and behaviours of consumers and citizens in 20 key countries around the world.

This report documents and analyses emerging trends in the delivery and exchange of climate information in institutionalized agricultural extension systems, as well as through information and communication technologies for development (ICT4D) efforts that have a rural–agricultural focus.

Information and communications technology (ICT) can permit large energy savings in the freight transportation sector while improving speed, reliability, and security.

This research provides benchmarks to help non profits assess and plan technology budgets and strategies, and considers the nonprofit sector as a whole to gauge the maturity and effectiveness of technology strategies and use.