This is the presentation on Objective, needs and expected outcomes of the Project:improving disaster risk preparedness in the ESCAP region, and the expected outcomes of the current Workshop, by Dr. Ram S. Tiwaree, Space Applications Section (SAS), Information and Communications Technology and Disaster Risk Reduction Division (IDD), ESCAP, delivered during the Regional Workshop on Geo-referenced Disaster Risk Management Information System for South-East and East Asia, and the Pacific, held in Bangkok, Thailand on 20 to 22 February 2013.
By Yann Duval, Debapriya Bhattacharya, Tilani Jayawardhana, Dilli Raj Khanal, Tazeen Tahsina, and Prakash Kumar Shreshta
This policy brief summarizes the key findings and draws preliminary implications from explanatory ArtNet surveys of private sector stakeholders in three South-Asian countries (Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka) in 2007.
This is the final meeting report for the Regional Workshop on Geo-referenced Disaster Risk Management System in South-East and East Asia, and the Pacific, held in Bangkok, Thailand on 20 to 22 February 2013.
By Tulus Tambunan
This policy brief discusses why LDCs in Asia have not fully benefited from transfer of technology by focusing on 3 key channels (FDI, imports of machinery, and exports of manufactured goods)
By Rina Oktaviani and Tony Irawan
This policy brief reviews the role of decentralization as a possible approach to foster a good trade and investment environment. The policy brief focuses on Indonesia's decentralization experience and draws implications from it.