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Communities of Practice (CoPs) are groups of people who share a passion for something they know how to do and who interact regularly to...

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Author:Maria Christina Duenas, Olivier Serrat

Topic: Capacity Development

Up to 10 billon metric tons of solid waste is generated annually from urban households, commerce, industry, and construction globally....

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Topic: Urban Development

On 26 January 2001, an earthquake registering 6.9 on the Richter scale struck the Indian state of Gujarat. The 2-minute temblor was the...

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Author:Maria Christina Duenas

Topic: Disaster Risk Management, Social Development and Protection

In 2004, Bangladesh suffered one of the most devastating floods in its history. Considered the country’s worst-ever in terms of...

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Author:Marie Christine Montoya

Topic: Climate Change, Disaster Risk Management

In 2 years, the Indian city of Mumbai transformed its great eyesore—a 19.6-hectare landfill with 80-foot high waste—into a vast expanse...

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Author:Nishant Bhardwaj, Daisy Inocentes

Topic: Energy, Finance

The Asian Development Bank (ADB)’s Accountability Mechanism provides an independent forum through which people claiming to be affected...

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Author:Olivier Serrat, Maria Christina Duenas

Topic: ADB Administration and Governance, Capacity Development

Cross-border trade between Lao People’s Democratic Republic and Thailand has been improved through a well-defined agreement and...

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Author:Benny Rayco

Topic: Agriculture and Natural Resources, Industry and Trade

Bangladesh’s northwest region is among the poorest in the country, with over 60% of its population falling below the poverty line.

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Author:Maria Christina Duenas, Tsukasa Maekawa

Topic: Agriculture and Natural Resources

In 2009, the Knowledge Management Center (KMC) in ADB’s Regional and Sustainable Development Department launched an oral history project...

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Author:Norman Lu, Olivier Serrat

Topic: ADB Administration and Governance, Knowledge Management

Years of conflict, neglect, and deferred maintenance resulted in 80% of the Solomon Islands’ roads being rendered impassable. Likewise,...

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Author:Rishi Adhar, Maria Christina Duenas

Topic: Disaster Risk Management, Climate Change