As rapid urbanisation and its links with poverty, inequality, public health, migration, and climate change becomes a pressing concern, the creation of a new UN body to focus on urban sustainability has been proposed.
Amy Leung –
On World Food Day, ADB's Amy Leung spotlights on the food security-migration nexus, and where investments should flow to fight hunger and prevent the mass exodus of rural populations to urban areas.
Aaron Sloan –
Refugees are commonly framed as a drain on a country's economic resources, but the reality is that welcoming them presents huge opportunities to create shared value for Asia's private sector, says CSR Asia's Aaron Sloan.
Climate migration is on the rise, and Asia is set to be among the worst affected regions. Asian Development Bank vice president Stephen Groff outlines how the region can prepare for the next wave of migrants.