Events

Harnessing Technology to Improve Solid Waste Management

An app developed by startup company Solu Philippines offers solutions to solid waste management in cities.
 
Matthew Barrie, CEO and founder, Solu Philippines, presented an application that will valorize the collection of waste, and discussed how Solu creates the financial and social incentives for residents to sell sorted waste streams to a network of aggregators. This brown bag seminar was organized by ADB's Energy and Urban Development Sector Groups.

When Investing in Infrastructure, Don't Forget Gender

Event: Conference on Gender in Urban Governance and Transport

When Investing in Infrastructure, Don't Forget Gender

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Making infrastructure projects gender-responsive can help women and girls lead healthy and productive lives.

Poor infrastructure exacerbates the gender gap in many ways. Development organizations have become aware of the problem, and ADB in particular has made significant progress on making its infrastructure investments gender-responsive. Read more from this blog.

Events

Seminar on Technology Operations and Risk Management

In this era of advanced technologies, bank supervisors need to be equipped with knowledge and skills on information technology (IT) risks and its management. Recognizing the impact of IT risks on financial institutions, the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Financial Regulators Training Initiative organized a four-day regional seminar on technology operations and risk management.

Unique Health Identification

Event: Unique Health Identification

Unique Health Identification

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With increasing Universal Health Coverage, expanding health insurance schemes, and the desire for better disease surveillance comes the need for unique health identification.

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Internet of Things: Translating Hype into Reality

The Internet of Things will change the world. Or so we hear. Will it really? A newly-released World Bank report examines the evidence on the ground with case studies from different cities around the world.

Waging War on Traffic: Using Technologies as Weapons

Event: Waging War on Traffic: Using Technologies as Weapons

Waging War on Traffic: Using Technologies as Weapons

Traffic is an enemy that affects everyone’s health, well-being, and productivity. This presentation discusses the worsening traffic situation in the Philippines, particularly Metro Manila, and highlights the increasing importance of taking a serious look at this challenge. It proposes medium- and long-term goals as solutions on how to utilize technologies as weapons to combat traffic congestion.

Events

Digital Development Forum 2018

Discover ways to maximize the emerging digital technologies for development at the Digital Development Forum.

Early Life Health Shocks: Can Policy Interventions Help?

Event: Early Life Health Shocks: Can Policy Interventions Help?

Early Life Health Shocks: Can Policy Interventions Help?

Learn how early life health environment affects human capital accumulation in developing countries.

Harnessing Technology to Improve Solid Waste Management

Event: Harnessing Technology to Improve Solid Waste Management

Harnessing Technology to Improve Solid Waste Management

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Startup Solu Philippines has developed an app that provides solutions to solid waste management in Metro Manila and nearby urban areas.
 
Matthew Barrie, CEO and founder of Solu Philippines, presented the app that valorizes the collection of waste, and discussed how Solu creates the financial and social incentives for residents to sell sorted waste streams to a network of aggregators. 

Blockchain Solutions for the Global Supply Chain

Event: Exploring Opportunities for Blockchain Technology in Financial Inclusion and Sustainable Development

Blockchain Solutions for the Global Supply Chain

Blockchain technology can help address issues that make global food chains fragmented and increasingly complex.