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Innovation and Learning in a Changing Asia: Highlights of the Evaluation Learning Event
Price: Free! Words: 7,870. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development, Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries
This ebook documents a September 2014 learning event hosted by Independent Evaluation at the Asian Development Bank (ADB), which brought together thought leaders from different parts of the world to explore the vital links involving innovation, learning, and change in the context of development challenges facing Asia and the Pacific—inequality and environmental sustainability.
Learning Lessons: Strategy 2020 at Mid-term: Raising the Asian Development Bank's Impact amid Heightened Development Challenges
Price: Free! Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / economic development, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
This ebook focuses on the recommendations of an Independent Evaluation study of the Asian Development Bank's Strategy 2020 at Mid-Term. The study offers seven core focus areas for ADB and developing countries in Asia and the Pacific. The recommendations seek to address a triple bottom line of fostering simultaneously economic growth, social inclusion and environmental sustainability.
Enhancing the Contribution of the Private Sector to Inclusive and Environmentally Sustainable Growth
Price: Free! Words: 2,770. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / economic development
The private sector is pivotal to creating economic opportunities that reduce poverty in Asia and the Pacific. How can private sector investments promote inclusive and environmentally sustainable growth—and do so at a profit?
Improving Road Safety in Asia and the Pacific
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » City planning, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
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A safe system approach to road safety offers a holistic view of road transport systems, and considers interactions between several elements. This ebook offers lessons for improving road safety and shares good road safety practices by drawing on various publications.
Supporting Good Governance in the Pacific
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
This brief distills key lessons from a 2011 special evaluation study that explored governance and development in the Pacific region, and assessed Asian Development Bank support for governance and public sector management in the past decade.
ADB's Emergency and Rehabilitation Assistance on Flood-Affected Areas
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
The climate change phenomenon has contributed to severe weather disturbances over the past years, inflicting serious damage on vulnerable groups of people. This synthesis provides key lessons drawn from project evaluations and completion reports of Asian Development
Attaining Health Outcomes through Synergies of Rural Water Supply, Sanitation, and Hygiene
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development, Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries
Water and sanitation issues claims lives through diseases and associated illnesses. About 3.6 million people die each year from water-related diseases. This synthesis draws key lessons from evaluations and completion reports of Asian Development Bank-financed rural water supply and sanitation projects.
Creation Care for Neighborhoods: The Quest for Bayview Village
Price: Free! Words: 94,300. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
Creation Care: The Quest for Bayview Village explores neighborhood systems, integrating the separate but functionally related fields of land use planning, transportation, and economics through the lens of one visionary project: Bayview Village.
Managing for Development Results
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / general, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
The Asian Development Bank introduced the Managing for Development Results (MfDR) agenda in 1999 to boost development effectiveness under its overarching goal of poverty reduction. This edition of Learning Lessons highlights key lessons in mainstreaming that agenda, and makes recommendations for securing better development effectiveness using the agenda.
Sustainability: the Business Perspective
Price: Free! Words: 32,800. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013 by The University of Nottingham. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Environmental economics, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
Sustainability: The Business Perspective is an Open Educational Resource written by Simon Wright and published by The University Of Nottingham. The resource is licensed under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-SA) and is part of a series of online resources concerning sustainability issues and sustainable practice across disciplines
Participatory Irrigation Management
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
In development, participation is defined as a process through which stakeholders influence and share control of development initiatives and of decisions and resources that affect them. This brief strives to answer the question: how can participation contribute to the sustainable management of irrigation and drainage systems for agriculture?
Building Success Through Creativity - 10 reasons why businesses can't ignore it in the creative economy
Price: Free! Words: 3,440. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012 by Inside Out Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Business
The best way to achieve sustainable growth in the creative economy is to build a strong creative culture at the core of your organization.