The low insurance coverage has persisted in the region even though it has suffered nearly $1.3 trillion in losses over the last 50 years, resulting to individuals, businesses and governments bearing the costs of natural calamities.
and Gautam Jindal –
The finance centre of Southeast Asia has declared ambitions to become a hub for sustainable finance, but how much progress has it made? NUS' Jacqueline Tao investigates.
Ingrid van Wees –
Humanity only has three years left to safeguard the climate, but a lot more funding than what is currently available is required to build a low-carbon future. ADB's Ingrid van Wees suggests that local currency green bonds could be the answer.
Manoj Dora –
About 80 per cent of India's farmers are smallholders, vulnerable to economic, social and climate pressures. Brunel University London's Manoj Dora outlines five ways the government can help farmers.