A photo shows “before and after” images of a mountainside which was previously barren. Photo credit: KDevelopedia.

With foreign aid assistance, the mobilization of nongovernment organizations, the community, and other key stakeholders, the government of the Republic of Korea was able to implement policies for a successful country-wide reforestation program.

In Pakistan, basmati rice farmers are adopting direct seeding technology to improve farm efficiency and yield.

Blockchain technology is creating new ways for people to pay online without going through a middleman, such as a bank. Photo credit: ADB.

Blockchain is transforming financial transactions—with far-reaching implications for the unbanked.

Women's empowerment is a complex process that requires integrated and innovative solutions. Photo credit: ADB.

A package of economic, social, legal, and institutional measures helps provide equal opportunity to minority and low-caste women in Nepal.

Wheelchair and stroller-friendly ramps pave the way around Gardens by the Bay, winning them a Building Construction Authority Universal Design Mark Platinum rating. Photo credit: gibbyli

Singapore is making buildings and living and work spaces accessible to all. 

Working lands programs for eco-compensation can improve rural livelihoods, improve food quality and safety, maintain beautiful agricultural landscapes, and prevent social and cultural disruption. Photo credit: Xaykhame Manilasit/ADB

Well-designed and participatory eco-compensation schemes with proper technical assistance can help small farmers in some of the poorest and most ecologically sensitive areas in the People’s Republic of China.

Rural e-commerce. The three-tier service facility system of rural e-commerce, which includes county, township, and village-level service centers, helps boost sales of local agriculture products and allows villagers to shop online for consumer goods without leaving the village. Photo credit: Libin Wang.

The internet has shown a great advantage in the integration, transformation, and upgrading of the People’s Republic of China’s rural economy, especially in the agriculture industry chain.

Market-based incentives in watershed management offer a sustainable means of conserving and improving the quality of water. Photo credit: ADB.

The People's Republic of China is experimenting with incentive-based mechanisms to resolve challenges in managing its trans-provincial watersheds.

Upper Marikina River Basin Protected Landscape. Photo credit: Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (project consultants).

At-risk municipalities in the Philippines take the green growth path by building climate change-resilient ecotowns.

 

 

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