Resources

 
22 Feb 2013
Public information and advocacy materials

This is the presentation on Applying GIS and Remote Sensing to Measure Disaster Risk: Example of Ecosystem Accounts, by Mr Daniel Clarke, Statistician, 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.

 
1 Nov 2006
Public information and advocacy materials

By Amitendu Palit
This policy brief reviews the role of technological capabilities in enhancing FDI flows in Developing Asia-Pacific economies.

 
1 Dec 2006
Public information and advocacy materials

By Parakrama Samaratunga, Kamal Karunagoda and Manoj Thibbotuwawa
This policy brief discusses the regional agricultural trade liberalization efforts in SAEs, highlighting the factors which hampered it and outlining prospects for a more effective liberalization.

 
1 Jan 2007
Public information and advocacy materials

By Biswajit Dhar
This policy brief reviews traditional arguments for trade liberalization and provides a closer look at the additional reasons for use of government intervention, including trade policy, in agriculture in a developing country, with a particular reference to India.

 
1 May 2007
Public information and advocacy materials

By Uttam Kumar Deb
This brief is based primarily on Deb. (2006), which documents various types of NTBs faced by agricultural exports from two LDCs (Bangladesh and Cambodia) to the markets of three developed countries (EU, USA and Japan) and two developing countries (India
and Thailand). The brief puts forward implications of the findings for domestic policies and WTO negotiation strategy to be pursued by LDCs in general and Bangladesh and Cambodia in particular.

 
1 Sep 2007
Public information and advocacy materials

By Tulus Tambunan
This policy brief reviews the available literature on the effect of liberalization on SMEs and provides some important policy lessons for Asian developing countries.

 
22 Feb 2013
Public information and advocacy materials

This is the presentation on Asia-Pacific Plan of Action for Applications of Space Technology and Geographic Information Systems for Disaster Risk Reduction and Sustainable Development, 2012-2017, by 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.

 
22 Feb 2013
Public information and advocacy materials

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.

 
1 Jan 2008
Public information and advocacy materials

By John Whalley
This policy brief discusses the evolution of Agreements on Textiles and Clothing (ATC). The brief draws from a longer paper by Dayaratna-Banda and Whalley (2007).

 
1 Jun 2008
Public information and advocacy materials

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.

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