Combining workplace training with classroom-based learning reduces skills mismatch by providing students with practical skills and experiences.

Distributed ledger technology could revolutionize Know Your Customer (KYC) procedures, which are used by banks to obtain information on their clients. Photo credit: ADB.

By allowing the shared control of data, distributed ledgers can enable innovations that support financial inclusion.

More people have a mobile phone than a bank account. Photo credit: ADB.

Digital technology is key to increasing financial inclusion, but it comes with new challenges and risks.

Estimated losses from extreme weather events, such as severe storms and flooding, run in the billions of dollars. Credit: ADB

Various financial schemes have been developed to cover some of the risks of loss and damage associated with climate change impacts.

Conditional social transfers can help inform the social potential of payment for ecosystem services.  Photo credit: Veejay Villafranca/ADB.

Combining market-based instruments, such as payments for ecosystem services and conditional social transfers, alleviate poverty while conserving ecosystems.

Developing renewable energy and water systems on small islands present significant challenges.  Photo credit: ADB

The keys to success: link education, experience and tourism to create benefits while considering local conditions such as topography and climate.

Online tools and platforms provide easy access to career counselling, skills training, and job openings. Photo credit: ADB.

Jobseekers now have a better chance of finding work with online platforms doubling as learning providers and job matchmakers.

A student examines a printed circuit board at a polytechnic in Indonesia. Photo credit: ADB.

Advances in technology are making more jobs obsolete, which means workers need skills to adapt quickly to changes in the workplace.

 

 

Join our community conversations