This publication examines innovative finance mechanisms for government recovery strategies that can incentivize green infrastructure investment in developing Asia and support the fight against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.
Following the approval of the GMS Health Cooperation Strategy 2019–2023 by the Health Ministers of the six Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) countries in December 2019, the GMS Strategic Results Framework (SRF) 2019–2023 was endorsed by the GMS countries to provide guidance to the GMS Working Group on Health Cooperation, in collaboration with GMS countries, in monitoring and evaluating the Strategy’s effectiveness against its intended strategic outcomes by 2023.
This publication presents the integration of a strategic environmental assessment in the revised Power Development Plan VII of Viet Nam.
The Asian Development Bank's country partnership strategy for Viet Nam is based on promoting job creation and competitiveness, increasing the inclusiveness of infrastructure and service delivery, and improving environmental sustainability and climate resilience.
The Asian Development Bank's operations in Myanmar address the strategic areas of infrastructure connectivity, human capital and skills development, and structural and institutional reform to improve the inclusiveness of the country’s economic growth.
The Asian Development Bank's operations in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic focus on improving physical connectivity to catalyze private sector investment, generate employment, and boost incomes; developing skills that will promote nonresource sectors; and expanding access to health services to enhance labor productivity.
The Asian Development Bank recently moved from an infrastructure-based support model for the People's Republic of China to a model that will improve the quality of economic growth by underlining environmental protection and social sector development.
The Asian Development Bank's operations in Cambodia focus on improvement of livelihoods and employment in rural areas; national, provincial, and rural roads; climate-resilient infrastructure; upper secondary education; addressing skills gaps; and implementation of government reform programs for public financial management and decentralization.