Statistical Yearbook for Asia and the Pacific 2012

We would like to thank the following individuals who contributed, and the agencies or offices who supported then in making a contributions, to the analysis of development trends and emerging issues contained in the Yearbook (in alphabetical
order by organization):


CAPSA: Mr Upali Wickramasinghe (food security)

ESCAP: Maren Jimâne z (population); Donovan Storey (urbanization); Ksenia Glebova and Safir Soeparna (international migration); Marco Roncarati and Safir Soeparna (malaria and tuberculosis); Marco Roncarati, Jillian Campbell and Safir Soeparna (other health risks); Marco Roncarati (financial and human resources for health); Sudip Ranjan Basu (income poverty and inequality); Aida N. Karazhanova, Ram S. Tiwaree and Donovan Storey (access to water and sanitation); Aaron Beck (crime); Cai Cai, Jori Jorgensen and Jillian Campbell (women’s empowerment); Marit Nilses and Lorenzo Santucci (atmosphere and climate change); Abhijeet Deshpande (energy supply and use); Salmah Zakaria, Ram S. Tiwaree and Donovan Storey (water availability and use); Hitomi Rankine (biodiversity, protected areas and
forests); Mari Sawai and Kelly Hayden (natural disasters); Shuvojit Banerjee (economic growth); Vatcharin Sirimaneetham (fiscal balance); Yusuke Tateno (monetary measures); Mia Mikic, Witada Anukoonwattaka, Rajan Sudesh Ratna, Shaswat Sapkota (international trade); Sudip Ranjan Basu and Heini Amanda Salonen (international financing); Tiziana Bonapace, Rémi Lang and Teerapong Praphotjanaporn (information and communications technology); and A.S.M. Abdul
Quium, Thanattaporn Rasamit, Pierre Chartier, Madan Bandhu Regmi (transport)

FAO: Laura Mattioli, FAO Statistics Division: Cinzia Cerri and Nathalie Troubat (food
security); FAO Mitigation of Climate Change in Agriculture (MICCA) Programme: Francesco N. Tubiello, Mirella Salvatore, Simone Rossi, Alessandro Ferrara, Riccardo Biancalani and Heather Jacobs (atmosphere and climate change)

UNAIDS Regional Support Team for Asia and the Pacific: Amala Reddy and Vladanka Andreeva (HIV and AIDS); HIV and AIDS Data Hub for Asia and the Pacific: Ye Yu Shwe, Khin Cho Win Htin and Pierre Fouquet (HIV and AIDS)

IFPRI: Doris Wiesmann, Klaus von Grebmer, Heidi Fritschel, Tolu Olofinbiyi and Yisehac Yohannes (food security)

ILO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific: Phu Huynh; ILO Research Department: Steven Kapsos; ILO Employment Trends Unit: Evangelia Bourmpoula (employment)

UNESCO: Michelle Osborne (participation in education; staying in school and learning to read; financial and human resources for education; and research and development)

UNFPA Asia and the Pacific Regional Office: Christophe Lefranc, Andres Montes and Josephine Sauvarin (maternal and reproductive health)

UNICEF Regional Office for East Asia and the Pacific: Basil Rodriques and Nabila Zaka (child health)

UNSD: Ricardo Martinez-Lagunes (water availability and use)

UNWTO: Clara van der Pol, Teresa Ciller, John Kester, Xu Jing and Oliver Herrmann (tourism)

United Nations World Food Programme: Véronique De Schutter (food security)

Peer reviewers

We appreciate the effort of the following peer reviewers for ensuring the quality and relevance of this Yearbook (in alphabetical order by organization):

Asian Institute of Technology/French Environment and Energy Management Agency: Brahmanand Mohanty (energy supply and use)

ECLAC: José Elías Durán Lima (international trade)

ESCAP: Jerrold Huguet (demographic trends and urbanization); Srinivas Tata (other health risks); Beverly Jones (women’s empowerment); Christopher Garroway (economic growth, fiscal balance and monetary measures); Jean-Louis Vignuda (tourism); Dong-Woo Ha (transport)

FAO: Ramasawmy Seevalingum (food security)

Free University of Brussels: Michel Carael (HIV and AIDS) George Mason University: Ramkishen S. Rajan (international financing)

ILO Decent Work Technical Support Team for East and South-East Asia and the Pacific: Kee Beom Kim (employment); ILO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific: Sukti Dasgupta and Phu Huynh (income poverty and inequality)

ITU: Esperanza Magpantay, Ivan Vallejo and Susan Teltscher (information and communications technology)

Korea University: Seungho Lee (water availability and use)

Scalabrini Migration Center: Marujam Asis (international migration)

Tohoku University: Yuichi Ono (natural disasters)

UNEP: Max Zieren (biodiversity, protected areas and forests)

UNESCO: Shiu-Kee Chu (participation in education; staying in school and learning to read; financial and human resources for education; and research and development)

UNICEF: Kim Eva Dickson and Aline Simen Kapeu (child health, and maternal and
reproductive health)

UNODC: Enrico Bisogno (crime)

UNSD: Ricardo Martinez-Lagunes (access to water and sanitation)

WHO Country Office for Thailand: Maria Dorina G. Bustos and Mukta Sharma (malaria
and tuberculosis)

WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific: Ke Xu (financial and human resources for health)

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