ADB debates sustaining poverty reduction efforts as climate risks intensify

ADB President Takehiko Nakao (left Indonesian Minister for Finance, Sri Mulyani Indrawati, Attorney General and Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed Khaiyum and Moderator Zeinab Badawi conducts the panel discussions during the Role of Tourism for Sustainable Development Seminar in Nadi. Picture: REINAL CHAND

THERE is growing concerns on whether the progress made in reducing poverty in the Asia-Pacific region can be sustained as climate risks intensify. This was discussed during a debate on Managing Natural Resources and Vulnerability in Asia-Pacific at the 52nd annual meeting of the Asian Development Bank’s board of governors. During discussions, it was highlighted […]

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