Series: ADB Data Room: Circular Economy

Case Studies on Circular Economy Biz Model: Mechanisms, Opportunities and Challenges (ADB CE Webinar Series, Session 02)

Despite the current circular economy global movement, the amount of waste generated globally is still on the rise, especially during the covid-19 pandemic when online shopping and take-out food services have been increasing.


Implementing a Green Recovery in Southeast Asia


ADBI Featured Speaker Webinar: Yale University’s Rohini Pande - When the Tide Turns: Poverty, Inequality, and Power

This webinar highlighted Rohini Pande, Yale University economics professor and Director of the Yale Economic Growth Center, who discussed the interlinkage between poverty, inequality, and power and the role of policy in driving inclusive growth, with ADBI Dean Tetsushi Sonobe and experts.

Series: ADB Data Room: Circular Economy

Biochar as a Circular Solution for Sustainable Agriculture and Poverty Reduction (ADB CE Webinar Series, Session 01)

Asia is home to an estimated 350 million smallholder farmers, who produce around 80% of the food consumed in the region. The impacts of climate change on soil quality and productivity, exacerbated by a growing fertilizer shortage, threaten the region's food security and smallholder farmers' livelihoods. 


Reimagining the Future of Transport across Asia and the Pacific

2:30 – 4:30 pm Manila, Philippines time (GMT+8) 

via Zoom


ADB Data Room: Circular Economy

The Circular Economy is an emerging theme internationally.

A Circular Economy is a systemic approach to decouple economic development and activity from the consumption of finite resources.

A Circular Economy will allow ADB to tackle global environmental challenges including climate change, resource management, biodiversity loss, waste, and pollution whilst supporting economic development and reducing poverty.


East Asia Forum 2022: Decarbonizing Asia and the Pacific – Experience from East Asia

Economies in Asia and the Pacific are increasingly committing to the goal of carbon neutrality, in line with the Paris Agreement on climate change and outcomes of the 26th Conference of the Parties (COP26).

Cohosted by the Asian Development Bank and the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI), East Asia Forum 2022 explored the next steps for achieving decarbonization in Asia and the Pacific, drawing upon lessons from East Asia.  


World Water Day 2022: Digitalizing Water: The Visible and Invisible

On World Water Day, 22 March 2022, ADB hosted a webinar on “Digitalizing Water: The Visible and Invisible.” In line with the global day’s groundwater theme, the event focused on digital tools and how technology can help manage both groundwater and surface water.  


Training on Successful Implementation of a Digital Financial Services for Health Project: Practical Considerations

Digital financial services (DFS) are financial transactions, including banking, insurance, and payment services that can be accessed via digital channels. ADB DMCs can make significant progress in applying DFS to health programs, supporting progress to universal health coverage.