Events

10th ADB Business Opportunities Fair

The ADB Business Opportunities Fair (BOF) is a one-stop forum for consultants, contractors, manufacturers, and suppliers looking to provide goods and services for ADB projects. It has proven to be an excellent opportunity to network not only with peers in the industry, but also with ADB specialists in the agriculture, environment, energy, public management, finance, transport, water, urban development, health, and education sectors.

How Corporate Foresight Can Help Developing Institutions Manage Knowledge

Event: ADB Knowledge Forum 2018

How Corporate Foresight Can Help Developing Institutions Manage Knowledge

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To build a prosperous, inclusive, resilient, and sustainable Asia and the Pacific, the region needs to build thought leadership, agenda-shaping capability, and execution ability. Firms drive development through scenarios, radars, and platforms as key strategic foresight tools. This presentation proposes a reference model that was designed based on best practices from the private sector.

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Earth Observation Applications in Agriculture and Rural Development

Agriculture and rural development will benefit greatly from remote sensing and other earth observation information technology and services. 

Optimal use of earth observation can help achieve global food security. ADB staff participated in this one-day training to build awareness on the utility and potential benefits of using Earth Observation information services for agriculture and rural development. The training was orgnized by ADB's Water Sector Group and and Agriculture and Rural Development Thematic Group in cooperation with the European Space Agency.

Excise Tax on Sweetened Beverage

Event: Tax Policy for Domestic Resource Mobilization

Excise Tax on Sweetened Beverage

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The excise tax on sweetened beverage is a health tax in the Philippines that helps address diabetes and obesity given the high incidence of obesity and fast-growing incidence of diabetes. It is part of a package of the tax reform program for more inclusive growth and a healthy Philippines.

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.

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Health Financing Policy for Universal Health Coverage

Asia-Pacific health experts will assess ongoing policy options in moving towards strategic purchasing, particularly on primary healthcare.

Events

Why Care about Quality of Care? The Case of Lao PDR’s Health System

Discover how Lao PDR is improving quality of care to achieve better health outcomes.

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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Unique Health Identification

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

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.