• An application of resilience thinking to Asia-Pacific food systems 

      UN.ESCAP; Asian Development Bank (ADB); United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) (United Nations, 2018)
      A resilience-thinking approach can help policy makers in addressing the risks confronting several critical human systems of the Asia-Pacific region. Application of the resilience-thinking approach reveals that food systems ...
    • Embracing the e-commerce revolution in Asia and the Pacific 

      Asian Development Bank (ADB); UN.ESCAP (United Nations, 2018)
      The potential of e-commerce is undeniable. From e-banking for the unbanked to small and medium-sized enterprises joining supply chains, to individuals marketing new products and services and farmers accessing real-time ...
    • SDG 7 : Affordable and clean energy : ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all 

      UN.ESCAP; United Nations Asia-Pacific Regional Coordination Mechanism (UNAPRCM); Asian Development Bank (ADB); United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) (United Nations, 2018)
      Asia-Pacific countries are progressing across the three main pillars of sustainable energy – access, efficiency, and deployment of renewable energy. Bringing electricity to growing populations of AsiaPacific is among ...
    • Trade facilitation and better connectivity for an inclusive Asia and Pacific 

      Asian Development Bank (ADB); UN.ESCAP (United Nations, 2017)
      This publication investigates the evolution of trade costs, and reviews the state of play of trade facilitation and paperless trade in Asia and the Pacific.

      Trade facilitation increases trade flows, lowers trade ...
    • Trade facilitation and paperless trade implementation in CAREC countries : results of the UN global survey 2017 

      United Nations Network of Experts for Paperless Trade and Transport in Asia and the Pacific (UNNExT); UN.ESCAP; Asian Development Bank (ADB) (United Nations, 2017)
      Reducing trade costs is essential for economies to effectively use trade as an engine of growth and sustainable development. Trade facilitation plays a pivotal role in reducing trade costs, on top of existing efforts to ...