Interview Video - How to Use Technology to Understand Urban Infrastructure and Human Mobility: A Hands-On Guide

Event: How to Use Technology to Understand Urban Infrastructure and Human Mobility

Interview Video - How to Use Technology to Understand Urban Infrastructure and Human Mobility: A Hands-On Guide

Emerging technologies and urban mobility go hand-in-hand. Experts give their insights on the role of technology in understanding and planning public transport infrastructure, including its relevance to Asian Development Bank's transport and urban operations.

Session Video - Satellite and GIS Technologies: What Can be Done?

Event: How to Use Technology to Understand Urban Infrastructure and Human Mobility

Session Video - Satellite and GIS Technologies: What Can be Done?

e-GEOS' Domenico Grandoni presents relevant case studies on using satellite image analysis that has helped Asian Development Bank (ADB) staff in planning infrastructure projects in Baku, Peshawar, Suva, and Pohnpei. His presentation also highlights the advantages of using Earth Observation against traditional methods in planning and rolling out ADB infrastructure projects.

Session Video - How to Use Technology to Understand Human Mobility in Cities

Event: How to Use Technology to Understand Urban Infrastructure and Human Mobility

Session Video - How to Use Technology to Understand Human Mobility in Cities

Stefan Seer of the Austrian Institute of Technology and Massachusetts Institute of Technology shares some opportunities and limitations that can be drawn from using technology in assessing human mobility.

How the Energy Field of Study at the Asian Insitute of Technology Can Support the Indonesia Center of Excellence with ADB

Event: Knowledge Partnership for Clean Energy

How the Energy Field of Study at the Asian Insitute of Technology Can Support the Indonesia Center of Excellence with ADB

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Indonesia’s transitional path to clean energy will require a considerable amount of resources—human, technological, and financial, among others. The Asian Institute of Technology, with its core competency and extensive research work in the field of energy, aims to participate in and contribute to Indonesia’s indigenous energy development process.

Climate Finance and Technology Adaptation: Korea's Case

Event: Knowledge Partnership for Clean Energy

Climate Finance and Technology Adaptation: Korea's Case

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Waste treatment technologies, characterized as stepwise, were developed by the Korea Environmental Industry and Technology Institute, with the aim to build a resource recirculation society. Demand for Korea's model of landfill gas power plant is high among developing countries due to the economic and environmental benefits it produces. 

Realizing the Goal of “23% Renewables by 2025” via Technology Innovation and Bioenergy

Event: Knowledge Partnership for Clean Energy

Realizing the Goal of “23% Renewables by 2025” via Technology Innovation and Bioenergy

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Biofuels, while seen as a favorable solution to the economic recession, are not all drought- and saline-resistant, and can also be expensive. A promising and cost-effective biofuel source is sweet sorghum, though there is no significant bioethanol production that currently exists for the crop.

Current Status and Policy Framework of Photovoltaics in China

Event: Knowledge Partnership for Clean Energy

Current Status and Policy Framework of Photovoltaics in China

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As China faces pressure in managing its energy supply and greenhouse gas emissions, it needs to completely transform its energy structure in the next few decades by turning to renewable energy use. Photovoltaics, in particular, will help China meet its energy transition target.

Accelerating the Deployment of Clean Technologies in Asia

Event: Knowledge Partnership for Clean Energy

Accelerating the Deployment of Clean Technologies in Asia

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Energy demand is projected to increase annually through 2035. An alternative approach to meeting this challenge is the scaling up of low-carbon technology (LCT) and energy efficiency. IPEx, a technology market place and brokerage platform, is designed to facilitate the transfer and deployment of new LCTs in developing Asia.

The Energy Effect of Urban Water Security, Lessons from the Australian Millennium Drought, and Related Analysis

Event: Quantifying the Energy Effect of Urban Water Security

The Energy Effect of Urban Water Security, Lessons from the Australian Millennium Drought, and Related Analysis

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Urban water supply and use have a large energy impact. Rising energy use and cost also pose signficant risks to the water sector. Better understanding and management of  the links between water and energy could help countries formulate a sustainable, whole-system approach that would ensure water and energy security and resiliency.

Mongolia: Why Follow the Money?

Event: Governance Cooperation Fund: Open Government Partnership Knowledge Exchange and Learning Event

Mongolia: Why Follow the Money?

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Advancing budget transparency requires collaborative efforts of various stakeholders. In Mongolia, there have been efforts to uphold transparency, including the participation of citizens in the monitoring of public funds.